John "Jack" P. Seiler, Fort Lauderdale Mayor

(Courtesy, John "Jack" P. Seiler / June 7, 2013)

John P. "Jack" Seiler was sworn in as Mayor of the City of Fort Lauderdale on March 17, 2009.  He was reelected for a second three-year term on January 31, 2012, and is now in his twentieth year of elected public service. 

Prior to being elected Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Seiler served eight years in the Florida House of Representatives, where he served as Ranking Member on Policy & Budget from 2006-2008, chaired the Broward Legislative Delegation in 2007-2008, and was Vice Chair of the Delegation in 2006-2007. 

Mayor Seiler is a partner in the law firm of Seiler, Sautter, Zaden, Rimes & Wahlbrink, where he specializes in all areas of civil litigation.  He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated preeminent lawyer with extensive jury trial and non-jury trial experience throughout Florida's State and Federal Courts. 

Mayor Seiler is married to Susan Rimes Seiler and they have four children, Marianna, Jacqueline, Preston and Susanne.