Mary E. Staffopoulos
Assistant General Counsel
Government Operations Department
Emory University, 2001
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005
FAX (904) 255-5119
Legal Assistant Tia Rebman
Phone (904) 255-5098
Mary E. Staffopoulos joined the Office of General Counsel in November 2019. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Attorney Staffopoulos was an Assistant City Attorney and Staff Attorney with the City of Largo in Largo, Florida serving as legal counsel to the city commission, city manager, executive management and staff, as well as various city advisory and quasi-judicial boards. She has extensive experience in municipal law including drafting and review of contracts, extensive knowledge of local, federal and state laws and policy, land use and execution of municipal authority. Attorney Staffopoulos litgated all bankruptcy, foreclosure, small claims and code enforcement cases on behalf of the City of Largo. Prior to her tensure at the City of Largo, Ms. Staffpoulos worked in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit as a Judicial Staff Attorney for civil and criminal divisions including felony sex crimes, felony trial, family and post-conviction relief.
Ms. Staffopoulos received a Bachelor of Science, in Biology from Emory University in 2001. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law, graduating cum laude in 2005.
Attorney Staffopoulos is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, the Florida Association of County Attorneys, and the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association.