Home | About Us | Contact Us
Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Office of the Secretary
Office of Legal Services

Contracts Unit

The Contracts unit primarily provides legal advice to department staff concerning procurement and contract related issues and reviews all contracts and procurement documents, such as invitations to bid, invitations to negotiate and requests for proposals, for legal sufficiency. The types of contracts reviewed by the unit include, among others, construction contracts, leases, and interlocal and interagency agreements as well as contracts relating to health care services, vocational and educational training, food services, inmate telephone services, inmate work squads and community corrections. The unit also represents the departmentís interest before administrative and judicial tribunals regarding all bid protests filed under section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, and in any bankruptcy, eviction and foreclosure actions.

More information about the Office of the General Counsel.