County Attorney’s Office
Incoming County Attorney
St. Johns County, Florida
DAVID MIGUT was appointed as County Attorney for St. Johns County, Florida in October 2021. He rejoins St. Johns County, after previously working here from 2011 to 2015, most recently as Senior Assistant County Attorney. Immediately prior to becoming County Attorney, Mr. Migut worked as Assistant General Counsel for the City of Jacksonville, and has also served as City Attorney for the City of Marathon and as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Fort Myers. Mr. Migut has also served as an adjunct professor at Florida State College at Jacksonville and Florida Southwestern State College.
Mr. Migut received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of Miami in 1998. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida in 2001, with a certificate in environmental and land use law.
Mr. Migut is a member of the Florida Bar, and has been Board Certified in City, County & Local Government Law since 2007. He is also a member of the Illinois Bar (inactive), and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He currently serves on the Executive Council of the City, County & Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Patrick F. McCormack
Outgoing County Attorney
St. Johns County, Florida
PATRICK F. MCCORMACK, Esq., has served as County Attorney for St. Johns County, Florida, since 2006. Previously, Mr. McCormack was the Deputy County Attorney for Flagler County, Florida, and had served as an Assistant County Attorney in St. Johns County. In the private sector, Mr. McCormack practiced general litigation. Mr. McCormack is Board Certified in City, County, and Local Government Law, and a former President of the Florida Association of County Attorneys. A retired Navy Captain, Mr. McCormack served overseas in peace keeping and wartime assignments
Senior Assistant County Attorney
BRADLEY BULTHUIS is a Senior Assistant County Attorney for St. Johns County, Florida, serving as the chief litigation attorney. Mr. Bulthuis joined the Office of the County Attorney in 2016 as an Assistant County Attorney. Prior to that, Mr. Bulthuis served as a law clerk in the chambers of the Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Before entering public service, Mr. Bulthuis was in the litigation practice group of an international law firm, with a focus on product liability. Mr. Bulthuis is a graduate of Calvin College and the University of Illinois College of Law and is admitted to practice in Florida and Illinois. Mr. Bulthuis is Florida Bar Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law.
Assistant County Attorney
CHRISTINE VALLIERE, Esq., joined the Office of the County Attorney in December 2020 as an Assistant County Attorney. Prior to that, Ms. Valliere served as an Assistant County Attorney in Brevard County, Florida. Ms. Valliere is a graduate of the University of Florida and Case Western Reserve University School of Law.