FDLE Appoints New General Counsel

Posted at 11:11 AM, Jan 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-10 10:42:24-04

TALLAHASSEE– The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has just announced the appointment of Thomas Kirwin as General Counsel for the Agency. He is replacing Michael Ramage who has been in the position since 1992.

Kirwin will oversee the day-to-day functions of the office manage a staff of 15 attorneys and field personnel.

A former prosecutor, Kirwin is a veteran attorney with a broad range of law enforcement experience.  He served as an Assistant State Attorney for 10 years and was with the United States Attorney’s Office for 17 years. He was also the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.  He served as a deputy chief financial officer for CFO Jeff Atwater and most recently as inspector general for the Department of Financial Services. 

He is a member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Tallahassee and serves on the Board of Directors for Elder Care Services. Kirwin graduated from Florida State University College of Law.