Experience Matters



Clerk Joe Smith has a proven track record of saving taxpayer dollars; that’s why experience matters when serving the public!

  • St. Lucie Clerk’s office received the Meritorious Award for its nationally-recognized Dollars and Sense citizen financial guide.
  • St. Lucie Clerk’s office earned the Paul J. Hiott Award for Community Volunteerism from the United Way for demonstrating excellence in encouraging and recognizing community involvement and volunteerism of our employees.
  • Third-party survey results from the public show the St. Lucie Clerk’s office provides Amazing Customer Experiences!
  • St. Lucie Clerk’s Office earned “Best Place to Work” 5 years in a row.
  • St. Lucie Clerk’s Office continues to hold a 99% CUSTOMER APPROVAL rating.
  • Began an Audit program to protect citizens against fraud, waste and abuse.
  • Implemented a citizen-led Internal Audit advisory committee.
  • Opened a Self-Service Center for the public to conveniently receive assistance filing 47 different types of civil cases.
  • Implemented new services for customer convenience in Port St. Lucie including Notices of Commencement and Passports.
  • Provide support and training to attorneys, businesses and citizens for the state's e-filing process.
  • Provide electronic recording of documents into our Official Records by attorneys and businesses.