Sam Garrison

District: 11 -- Republican

Legislative Aide:
Courtney Hoard
District Aide:
Part of Clay

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Fleming Island
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Gayle Simpson Garrison
Child(ren):  Mary Beth, Jane
Education:  Samford University, BA, International Relations, 1998; University of Illinois College of Law, JD, 2001
Born:  November 13, 1976, Peoria, IL
Moved to Florida:  2001
Religious Affiliation:  Anglican
Recreational Interest:  American history, music, reading, running

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2020, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Assistant State Attorney, 4th Judicial Circuit, 2001-2011


Young Life, Florida Regional Board, 2020-present
JDRF North Florida Chapter, Board of Directors, 2018-2020
St. Johns River State College, Board of Trustees, 2017-2020, Chairman, 2018-2020
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Board of Directors, 2015-2017
Quigley House, Board of Directors, 2011-2014
Orange Park Medical Center, Board of Trustees, 2007-2009
Clay County Task Force on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Chairman, 2005-2007


The Florida Bar, Board Certified, Criminal Trial, 2013-2018
Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2016
Clay County Bar Association, President, 2015-2016
National College of District Attorneys, National Advocacy Center, Faculty Member, 2007
Judicial Victim Advocate Award, Mayor's Victim Assistance Advisory Council, 2006
Outstanding New Felony Prosecutor, 4th Judicial Circuit, 2003

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