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Commissioner Shelli Freeland Eddie Vice-Mayor Shelli Freeland Eddie
District Three
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 954-4115

Term Expires: 2019


University of Kentucky College of Law, 1998 (JD – Law)
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, 1995 (BA – Political Science)
Licensed to Practice law before the State of Florida (2004)
Licensed to Practice law before the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (2004)

Member of The Florida Bar, Sarasota County Bar Association, and National Bar Association
Thirteen-year resident of the City of Sarasota
Ten years experience as practicing attorney in State of Florida.
Solo law practitioner and founder of The Freeland Eddie Law Group, P.A.
Former Assistant State Attorney, Twelfth Judicial Circuit
Former Legal Redress Chair, Sarasota Branch NAACP
Chair and Vice Chair, Newtown Community Redevelopment Advisory (CRA) Board
Facilitator, City of Sarasota Human Relations Board
Commission Representative, SunCoast Partnership to End Homelessness
Commission Representative, Department of Juvenile Justice – Juvenile Assessment Center Advisory Committee
Volunteer Attorney, Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County
Mentor, Take Stock In Children and Booker High School Law Academy
Board Member, YMCA Y-Achievers Program
Rebuild Advisory Committee Member, Robert L Taylor Community Complex
Adjunct Professor, Argosy University Sarasota College of Education


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