How to Address a State or State’s Attorney

How to Address Our State Attorney?

What is the proper way to address an envelope to a State Attorney in Florida?
——————– KP How to Address a State or State’s Attorney

Dear KP, How to Address a State or State’s Attorney
A State/State’s Attorney is a state official, elected in a general election and entitled to be addressed as the Honorable.

Orally you will hear their job title used as an honorific to emphasize or clarify his/her job in an interaction. For example: State Attorney (Name) will be here in five minutes. or State’s Attorney (Surname) will host the event.

And the media will frequently use the job before the name to clarify to their readers/viewers who this person is: ‘According to State’s Attorney (Name) …’. They may even call the person State Attorney (Name) during an interview.

—-But traditionally and formally their job title is not used in writing as an honorific, in a salutation, or in conversation. Address as Mr./Ms. (Surname)

—-Address the envelope as: How to Address a State or State’s Attorney
—-—-The Honorable
—-—-(Full Name)

—-—-State Attorney / State’s Attorney
—-—-(Jurisdiction)
—-—-(Address)

—-—-Which would look like:
—-—-—-The Honorable Ernest Thompson
—-—-—-Brown County State’s Attorney
—-—-—-(Address) How to Address a State or State’s Attorney

—-Salutation:
—-—-Mr,/Ms. (Surname)

— Robert Hickey How to Address a State or State’s Attorney

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—-#2)  After checking the list and reading the posts, if you don’t see your question answered send me an e-mail. I am pretty fast at sending a reply: usually the next day or so (unless I am traveling.)  Note: I don’t have mailing or Email addresses for any of the officials and I don’t keep track of offices that exist only in history books.

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— Robert Hickey

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