Deirdre A. Wallace—Nassau County Magistrate

Deirdre Wallace was sworn in as Nassau County's first full-time magistrate on January 23, 2024.

Prior to becoming a magistrate, Ms. Wallace was a founding partner of Alvarez & Wallace, P.A., and had been a Nassau County family attorney since 2003.

Ms. Wallace has a passion for art and art history.  While pursuing her Master’s degree she studied abroad in Italy in an intensive program focused on Sixteenth Century Secular Architecture.

Admitted to practice:

  • Florida State Bar (2000)


  • Juris Doctor, Florida State University College of Law (1998)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Florida State University (1992)
  • Master of Arts, Art Education/Art History, Florida State University (1995)