Indian River Shores Town Attorney
The office address for Peter Sweeney is:
Block & Scarpa
601 21st Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
The phone number is: (772) 794-1918
For additional information, see the office website.
The Charter of the Town of Indian River Shores states in Article 3-1 that “the town council will appoint a town attorney who shall serve at the pleasure of the town council. The person appointed to fill the office of town attorney shall be an attorney at law in good standing, licensed to practice in the State of Florida but not
necessarily a resident within the corporate limits of the Town of Indian River Shores.” His duties are described as to “represent the town, its agencies, boards, commissions authorities, officers and employees in all matters relating to their official duties as directed by the town council.”
Peter Sweeney, an Indian River County resident since 2005, began his tenure with the Town on August 2, 2021. Previously he had served as the City Attorney for the City of Ft. Pierce from 2018, and the Deputy City Attorney for the City of Palm Bay from 2012-2018. He received his Juris Doctorate Degree in law from Florida State University in 2004.