Town Attorney

Department Description

The Office of the Town Attorney was founded in 2013. The office is comprised of two full time attorneys and one part time confidential secretary.

John C. Rayson. Esq.

Mr. Rayson serves as the Town Attorney for the Town of Davie. Mr. Rayson graduated from the University of Rochester in 1971. He received his Bachelor of Science majoring in History. Mr. Rayson graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1974. Mr. Rayson has provided legal counsel to the Town since August 2007.

Allan T. Weinthal, Esq.

Mr. Weinthal serves as an Attorney for the Town of Davie. Mr. Weinthal graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2011. He achieved his Bachelor of Science majoring in Legal Studies and minoring in Criminal Justice. Mr. Weinthal graduated from Nova Southeastern School of Law in 2015. Mr. Weinthal began working for the Town in October of 2015.

Responsibilities

The Office of the Town Attorney provides in-house legal counsel for the Town of Davie. We work with every department, every Town Board, every Town Committee, and the Town Council to ensure legal compliance. Additionally, we draft and/or review all contracts, legal documents, resolutions, and ordinances. We perform legal research and legal opinions as required. The office represents the Town in civil actions, civil proceedings, and municipal ordinance prosecutions. 
  1. John Rayson

    Town Attorney
    Phone: 954-797-1140

  2. Allan Weinthal

    Attorney
    Phone: 954-797-1140