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JAC invites Agency Staff, Court-Appointed Attorneys, and Vendors to participate in our surveys via the “MY JAC” secure website.
The surveys will be available Monday, April 24 - Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6 PM.


Renovated City Centre building photo by LEFSTEAD PHOTOGRAPHY

The Justice Administrative Commission (JAC), created in 1965, provides administrative services on behalf of 49 judicial related offices.

Currently, the JAC administratively serves 20 Offices of State Attorney, 20 Offices of Public Defender, 3 Offices of Capital Collateral Regional Counsel, 5 Offices of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, and the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program. Services provided are primarily in the areas of accounting, budget, financial services, and human resources. While the JAC administratively serves these offices, the JAC does not supervise, direct, or control the offices it serves.

The JAC also provides compliance and financial review of billings for services provided by private court-appointed attorneys representing indigent citizens and associated due process vendors.

The Commission is comprised of two State Attorneys, appointed by the President of the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, and two Public Defenders, appointed by the President of the Florida Public Defender Association. The Commission appoints an Executive Director, who is charged with oversight of necessary staff to efficiently and effectively carry out the JAC's duties.

JAC's Vision: To be a model of exemplary state government and provide unparalleled services.

JAC's Mission: To support the entities we serve and Florida’s judicial system with fiscal controls, best practices, and exemplary service.

JAC's Core Competencies:

  1. Administrative Service
  2. Communication and Collaboration
  3. Prompt-Payment
  4. Fiscal Accountability
  5. Continuous Improvement and Innovation

JAC's Core Values: We take great pride in exemplary service, adaptability, honesty, integrity, and diversity, as well as respectful and ethical conduct.

View JAC's Core Principles and Associated Traits
What's New
  JAC Express Newsletter March-April 2017

  JAC invites Agency Staff, Court-Appointed Attorneys, and Vendors to participate in our surveys via the "MY JAC" secure website. The surveys will be available Monday, April 24 - Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6 PM.

  2017 JAC Conference Agenda

  JAC Court Appointed Newsletter Winter 2017

  Current Funding Opportunities via the National Institute of Justice

  2017 JAC Conference Flyer

  Update on the changes to JAC’s FY 2016-17 contracts can be found in the Summer Edition of Points of Interest (JAC’s Newsletter for Court-Appointed and Indigent for Costs Attorneys and Due Process Vendors) as well as a legislative update, and other informative articles.

  2015-2016 JAC Year-End Presentation

  Office Financial Statement Forms

  JAC Conference Materials (May 2016)

  Legislative Updates and News

  Due Process Online Billing Submission is now available - 6/11/15

  2014-2015 Financial Statements Presentation

  Financial Disclosure Training Video 5/12/15

  Very Important: New Federal grant requirements will be required for state and local governmental offices effective December 26, 2014.

  Frequently Asked Questions for OMB’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 CFR 200 effective December 26, 2014 for state and local governmental offices

  Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  Update: Online submission of billings for attorney’s fees for private court-appointed counsel is now available through “My JAC”.

  Information for Children with Certain Special Needs Attorney Registry