After a national search, Paul Carland has been named general counsel at Seminole State College of Florida.
Carland, who is a member of the College's Executive Team, will provide legal opinions and advice, and guide the Seminole State community on the development, refinement, review and recommendation of College policies and procedures. Carland also will lead the College's Office of Legal Affairs.
Carland, a native of Fort Lauderdale, served as general counsel for the school boards of Broward and Hernando counties. He also was a staff attorney for the Lee County School Board and served on the Florida School Board Attorney Association (FSBAA) Board of Directors. Carland is certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in education law and is a member of the National School Board Association’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the Florida Bar Education Law Committee and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Carland holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Political Science from the University of Florida. He lives in Winter Springs.
"I am excited to extend my education law experience into higher education as a member of the Seminole State community," Carland says.
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