Joshua Rydell, Esq.
Joshua Rydell is a career long criminal attorney and advocate that has also served on the Coconut Creek City Commission since 2015 and was Mayor for one year from 2018 to 2019, and currently serves as Vice Mayor. During his tenure on the Commission, Rydell has been a part of award-winning budgets, community-policing efforts, smart development, and fighting for state-funded projects for the City. Coconut Creek serves approximately 60,000 residents and employs roughly 430 people, including its own accredited municipal police department. He has been a fierce advocate for children’s issues as well as both mental health and substance abuse issues in and around our County and Communities.
Rydell holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. In addition to his work on the Commission, he is the founding and principal attorney at the Law Offices of Joshua D. Rydell. He has held positions on the Broward County Substance Abuse Advisory Board, the Broward County Bar Associations County-Municipal Affairs Committee, the Florida Bar Grievance Committee, and the Broward County League of Cities, to name a few. Rydell and his wife Jamie have two daughters: Rachel, 7 and Isabella, 3.