Office of the State Attorney
10th Judicial Circuit
State Attorney Brian Haas
Serving Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties

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This office represents the people of the State of Florida in all criminal prosecutions in Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties. In addition, the office advises the grand juries for those three counties, and provides representation for the Florida Department of Revenue in Child Support enforcement matters.


State Attorney Brian Haas
Brian Haas
State Attorney


Brian Haas currently serves as the State Attorney for the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. He ran for State Attorney unopposed and was sworn in on January 3rd, 2017. Prior to becoming State Attorney, Brian served as the Chief Assistant State Attorney under State Attorney Jerry Hill.

Brian grew up in Polk County and is a graduate of Bartow High School. He received his bachelor's degree from Flagler College in St. Augustine and his law degree from the University of Florida. He has prosecuted crimes ranging from Misdemeanors to Capital Felonies and was assigned to the Special Prosecution Division at the State Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted those who committed sexual crimes against children. Brian has represented the State of Florida in many jury trials, including the prosecution of violent crimes.

He and his wife Tammi, an elementary school principal, have two children and reside in Winter Haven. Both Brian and his wife are very active in their church and community.


The Office of the State Attorney is committed to transparency and responds to all records requests in a timely manner. If you wish to make a request, you can do so by contacting Paul Sessions, custodian of Public Records, at publicrecords@sao10.com or at (863) 534-4844.
Please be advised that Florida has a broad Public Records law and all e-mail correspondence to this office or anyone employed here may be subject to disclosure. Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this agency. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.