Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of John Grant and the reappointment of William Meggs to the Florida Commission on Ethics.
Meggs, of Tallahassee, is a retired State Attorney for the State of Florida, 2nd Circuit. Meggs served as a police officer for the Tallahassee Police Department for 18 years and was a Leon County Deputy for three years. He received his bachelor’s degree and his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University. Meggs is reappointed for a two-year term.
Grant, of Tampa, has been an Attorney with Tampa Estate Planners Law Firm for over 41 years and specializes in estate planning, trust and probate administration, mediation and elder law. Additionally, he is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrator. He served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1980-1986 and the Florida Senate from 1986-2000. Grant earned his bachelors in political science from the University of South Florida and his Juris Doctorate from Stetson College of Law. Grant is appointed for a two-year term.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.