Office of the General Counsel

Terrence Lynch

General Counsel Terrence Lynch
Executive Director

The Office of the General Counsel is comprised of Legal Affairs, Risk Management Division, and the Confiscation/Forfeiture Unit. The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for advising and representing the Sheriff and the agency with respect to all legal matters arising from official BSO business. We serve all areas of the agency to include DLE, DODCC, FRES, and Administration. Areas in which the Office of the General Counsel provides legal services include: litigation, contracts, risk management, detention, labor and employment, confiscations, forfeiture, child protective investigations, drug court, pretrial services, arrest/search and seizure, court procedures, policies and general legal advice. Staff attorneys also conduct legal training, and in-service training for the agency.

  • Lee Futch – Senior Assistant General Counsel (Sworn)
  • Donald Gelin - Senior Assistant General Counsel
  • Christine Catuccy - Assistant General Counsel
  • Brooke Latta – Assistant General Counsel
  • Kristin MacKenzie - Assistant General Counsel
  • Stephen C. Muffler - Assistant General Counsel
  • Christian Tsoubanos - Assistant General Counsel
  • Kristi Houlihan - Legal Administrator
  • John Greene - Risk Director
  • Jeff Hessler - Asst. Risk Director / Senior Asst. General Counsel for Risk

The Office of the General Counsel may be contacted at (954) 831-8920

City of Dania Beach - DLE Services - Term from.1.pdf
City of Dania Beach - FR Services - Term from 01.pdf
City of Deerfield Beach - DLE Services.pdf
City of Deerfield Beach - FR Services.pdf
City of Lauderdale Lakes - DLE and FR Services.pdf
City of North Lauderdale - DLE Services - 100111.pdf
City of Oakland Park - DLE Services - 100115.pdf
City of Parkland - DLE Services - 100114.pdf
City of Tamarac - DLE Services - 4th Amendment.pdf
Port Everglades - DLE Services - 100115.pdf
ServiceContract_City of Cooper City_Police_FR.pdf