Party affiliation: Republican
Herbert William Albert Thiele, Canadian, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1978, United States District Court (southern district trial and general bars) Florida 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, United States Tax Court 1983, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1991.
- Associate Law Offices of Roger G. Saberson, Delray Beach, Florida, 1979-1981. Assistant city attorney City of Delray Beach, 1979-1981, city attorney, 1981-1990. County attorney Leon County, Tallahassee, since 1990.
- Bar: Florida 1978, United States District Court (southern district trial and general bars) Florida 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, United States Tax Court 1983, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1991.
Board directors Delray Beach Municipal Employees Credit Union, 1985-1988. President Notre Dame Club of Tallahassee, since 2002. Member American Bar Association (vice-chairman urban, state and local government committee of general practice section 1991-1995, labor and employment law, litigation, government lawyers, general practice and trial practice committee sections), Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Federal Bar Association, Florida Bar (executive council local government law section 1986-1987, secretary-treasurer 1987-1988, chairman, 1989-1990, ex-officio officer since 1991, trial, real property, general practice and labor and employment law section, bar committee on individual rights and responsibilities 1986-1990, long-range planning committee 1991-1993, continuing legal education committee 1998-1999, vice chair 2d Judicial Circuit bench/bar committee since 2003, Paul S. Buchman award local government law section 2000), Tallahassee Bar Association, Florida Municipal Attorney Association (steering committee 1985-1986, board director 1980-1989, secretary-treasurer 1989-1990, Florida Municipal Attorney of Year 1987), Florida Association Police Attorney, International Municipal Lawyers Association (personnel and labor law committee, trial practices and litigation committee, legal advocacy committee, 11th circuit representative since 1989, chairman counties and special districts committee since 2005), American Society Public Administration, Florida Public Employer Labor Relations Association, Florida Association County Attorney (chairman council county attorney 1990-1991, board director 1991-1993, treasurer 1993, secretary 1993-1994, vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996, since 2007, chairman 1996-1997, since 2007, board director 1997-2007, Recognition award 1994, Ethics in Government award 1998, 01).