The Office of State Attorney Larry Basford announces that Devin Collier has rejoined the State Attorney’s Office as an Assistant State Attorney in the Major Crimes Division. Mr. Collier previously worked with the office from 2013-2018 as a felony prosecutor and Division Chief in the Panama City office.
Mr. Collier most recently worked with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, handling several counseling and litigation matters; offering legal counsel to the Bureau of Land Management relevant to its relocation to the West and representing the Department in the resulting Congressional inquiry; and working on the Employment and Labor Law Unit’s COVID-19 response team.
Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Collier worked as an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Barron and Redding, P.A., where he handled commercial litigation, and immediately before that, he worked at the State Attorney’s Office. Before joining the State’s Attorneys Office, Mr. Collier worked in the private sector at his own law firm, The Collier Firm. And before that, he worked with the Public Defender’s Office, Second Judicial Circuit, as an Appellate Counsel, representing indigent clients before Florida’s First District Court of Appeal. During law school, Mr. Collier was a judicial intern for the Honorable Patrick White, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Collier earned his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, at the Florida A&M University College of Law, where he achieved the following: 2010 and 2011 Outstanding Law Review Staff Editor; National Employment Law Association Fellow; Dean’s Top Performer Scholarship Award; and Teaching Assistant for Civil Procedure I and II. We welcome Mr. Collier back to our team!
For additional information, contact State Attorney Larry Basford.