School Board Attorney

The School Board Attorney's Office ("SBAO") is comprised of one full-time School Board Attorney and one Executive Secretary. In general, the School Board Attorney represents the School Board in aIl legal matters and serves as general counsel to the Superintendent and Administration. SBAO strives to provide sound and timely legal advice to the Board and Administration on all matters affecting the governance and operation of Clay County District Schools. Doing so, SBAO not only participates in and provides oversight of all litigation and administrative matters, but also takes part in policy development, contract development, and business transactions. Further, SBAO supplies general legal guidance, counseling, and support to the school site and District department leadership on a daily basis.

Jeremiah Blocker, School Board Attorney

John Steinmetz, Assistant School Board Attorney

Phone: 904-336-6514


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Equal Opportunity Employer 

The School District of Clay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, age, national origin or disability.  Employment of personnel in Clay County is in compliance with Federal and State Laws regarding nondiscrimination and preference. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Any person who believes he or she may need reasonable accommodations during the application, testing or interview process should notify the appropriate department or school office in advance.