Phillip M. Vogelsang is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and has lived in Jacksonville since coming to Florida for law school in 2003. Phil went to the University of the Cumberlands for undergraduate school, where he played golf and was a member of their national debate team. Out of law school, Phil worked aggressively as a prosecutor at the 4th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office for 3 years, gaining significant litigation experience and handling over 35 jury trials.
Phil has been General Counsel for the Fraternal Order of Police since 2010. He has a vast amount of experience in employment law, personal injury, criminal and family law matters. He has had over 100 trials as an attorney and brings his extensive litigation experience to the FOP in order to effectively represent its members every day.
Phil was elected to the Jacksonville Beach City Council in 2012 and subsequently reelected in 2016 where he served until his term limited in 2020. Phil has received the Outstanding Young Professional Award from the Jacksonville Jaycees and currently serves as a mentor with Take Stock in Children.
Should you have any questions regarding your employment or a private legal matter, please do not hesitate to email or call Phil and he will be happy to assist you.
Retired Lieutenant Ken Palmer served as a JSO officer from June 1965 to 1996. After 31 years, he joined the FOP staff as Business Agent. As such, Ken provides a full range of representation to members in their assigned areas. This includes grievance handling through the arbitration level; consults on contract negotiations; assisting, developing, training, and mentoring the elected leadership through the various processes. In addition, he also makes appearances before governmental boards and commissions on behalf of members, works with FOP attorneys and appointed JSO staff, coordinates all political sign efforts and works to ensure our members are well represented.
Phone: (904) 398-7010 ext. 1002
Chelsea is the FOP Office Manager. She manages all the office staff and carries out a range of administrative and IT related tasks. Chelsea is responsible for ensuring the FOP office and staff runs efficiently and provides the highest level of member relations to our organization.
Phone: (904) 398-7010 ext. 2004
JoAnne is responsible for all rental agreements, FOP merchandise sales and coordinating all members’ services and communications.
Phone: (904) 398-7010 ext. 2001