City Attorney, Victoria MĂ©ndez, meets with the Cabinet in Tallahassee regarding a Florida Power and Light project.
It is a practice for the litigators to meet on a monthly basis to discuss upcoming trials, pending settlements, etc.
General Government and Enforcement Chief George Wysong discusses proposed legislation with client.
Deputy City Attorney, Barnaby Min discusses legislation item with legislative team.
City Attorney, Victoria MĂ©ndez, meets with client to discuss legislation at City Commission.
City Attorney, Victoria MĂ©ndez, receives recognition during City Commission for her tremendous work at the City of Miami.
This case involved an injury sustained by the Plaintiffâ€™s 6-year old daughter on June 18, 2015, during her participation in the Cityâ€™s summer camp program at the Roberto Clemente Park.Read More
In this case, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #20 (â€śFOPâ€ť) filed a grievance on behalf of Lieutenant Javier Ortiz and Sergeant Edward Lugo alleging that the City of Miami violated the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement (â€śCBAâ€ť) by precluding them from working an extra duty job at the Ultra Music Festival in 2014 and 2015.Read More
In this matter, Ray Greene submitted a complaint to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") which stated that the City of Miami ("City") and the Better Way Miami, Inc., ("Better Way") subjected him to discriminatory terms, conditions, and harassment because of his disability at a housing complex owned by the City and leased and operated by Better Way in violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.Read More
In this case, Plaintiff alleged that, on or about August 31, 2015, she tripped and fell on an "exposed and protruding piece of metal from a sign post" left on the sidewalk located at 2425 SW 8th Street immediately adjacent to the Sedanoâ€™s Supermarket.Read More
Plaintiff alleged that on March 16, 2015, she tripped and fell on an uneven sidewalk at the Douglas Road Metrorail Station, located at 3060 SW 37th Avenue, and sustained bodily injuries.Read More
The Office of the City Attorney is a full service law firm representing the City of Miami, a city known worldwide for its diverse culture and location as the gateway to Latin America.
The Office is staffed by 60 full time employees. This includes one (1) City Attorney, twenty-eight (28) attorneys (two of which are Deputy City Attorneys, one which is Chief Assistant City Attorney and four that are Division Chiefs), five (5) administrative staff, seven (7) paralegals, three (3) senior legal assistants, eleven (11) legal assistants, and five (5) legal services staff.
The Office provides legal advice and serves as counsel to the City's elected public officials, as well as, all appointed officials, departments and all authorities, boards and committees. Lawyers in this Office are recognized for their excellent knowledge in the area of local government law and skills in many practice areas, which includes civil rights and tort litigation, government contracting and procurement, land use, labor and employment, public records, sunshine law and ethics. The staff of the Office has unparalleled opportunities to take a leadership role in promoting honesty and integrity in the City and assuming a prominent role in the legal representation of high profile issues that have a significant impact on public policy and quality of life in the community.