About Me: Norman C. Polak, P.A.

Norman C. Polak

President
Norman C. Polak, P.A.
March 2002 – Present (12 years 11 months)
Attorney

Hearing Officer
Fifth Judicial Circuit Traffic
March 2002 – Present (12 years 11 months)
Preside over Civil Traffic Infraction Cases

Attorney
NORMAN C. (Chris) POLAK, P.A
March 2001 – Present (13 years 11 months)
Attorney

Assistant State Attorney
Fifth Judicial Circuit Office of the State Attorney
April 2001 – February 2002 (11 months)
Prosecutor

Office of the State Attorney Assistant State Attorney
Office of the State Attorney
2000 – 2001 (1 year)
Prosecute crimes

Chief Deputy
CITRUS COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
January 1992 – January 1999 (7 years 1 month)
Administration and management of all financial, court, recording, and
personnel functions.
  • Establish and maintain a budget of over $90 million.
  • Introduced auditing procedures for internal auditing system.
  • Initiated time measurement principles in evaluating employee performance.
  • Headed information systems development program for office. 
  • On-staff Instructor for Florida Association of Clerks and Comptrollers.
  • Budget, plan, assign, supervise, and develop policy for the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
  • Delegate activities to seventy-five person staff and review and evaluate personnel performance for conformance to established standards and procedures.
  • Coordinate interaction of the judicial, legal, and legislative communities with respect to planning, staffing, and organizing activities of the Clerk's office.


OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Responsible for staffing and development of policies, procedures, and parameters for newly created Public Interest Prosecution Unit.

  • Assisted in creation and development of Public Interest Prosecution Unit to address white-collar, environmental, and public corruption crimes in five-county area.
  • Management and evaluation of twelve-person staff including attorneys, investigators, and support personnel.
  • Responsible for investigation and resolution of political, sensitive, and high profile cases.
  • Mediate and resolve staff and professional conflicts and concerns.
  • Conduct seminars and speaking engagements to heighten community awareness in the prevention and prosecution of crimes targeting the elderly.
  • Plan and direct workshops for community business leaders in the prevention of economic loss due to criminal activities.

Marion County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Investigator
Marion County Sheriff's Office
January 1984 – January 1990 (6 years 1 month)
Investigation of felony crimes including homicide and
narcotics.

  • Coordinate and participate in interagency criminal investigations.
  • Grand jury and federal court presentation in aid of criminal indictments and prosecutions.
  • Instructor for Central Florida Law Enforcement Academy.