City Attorney meets with the Cabinet

City Attorney, Victoria Méndez, meets with the Cabinet in Tallahassee regarding a Florida Power and Light project.

Monthly Litigators' Meeting

It is a practice for the litigators to meet on a monthly basis to discuss upcoming trials, pending settlements, etc.

Discussion with Client

General Government and Enforcement Chief George Wysong discusses proposed legislation with client.

Legislation Discussion

Deputy City Attorney, Barnaby Min discusses legislation item with legislative team.

City Attorney meets with Client during City Commission

City Attorney, Victoria Méndez, meets with client to discuss legislation at City Commission.

City Attorney receives recognition during City Commission

City Attorney, Victoria Méndez, receives recognition during City Commission for her tremendous work at the City of Miami.

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City Attorney
Victoria Méndez

"Our Mission is to provide the highest quality legal services while ethically and zealously representing all stakeholders in the City of Miami in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner."
Recent Results

Favorable Result in the case of Carlos Nieves v. City of Miami

Plaintiff, Carlos Nieves (62 years old), alleged that on December 11, 2012, he tripped-and-fell over an uneven/unleveled sidewalk at or near the corner of N.W. 2nd Avenue and N.W. 56th Street in the Little Haiti enclave within the City of Miami.

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Favorable Result in the case of United States v. City of Miami

In 1975, the United States filed a complaint against the City and other defendants, alleging that the defendants discriminated against women, Blacks and Hispanics in employment, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., and other federal laws.

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Favorable Result in the case of Yaneisys Triana v. City of Miami

Ms. Yaneisys Triana is a former City of Miami police officer who was injured on-the-job in an automobile collision.

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Favorable Result in the case of Olga Peguero, et al. v. City of Miami

This case involved an injury sustained by the Plaintiff’s 6-year old daughter on June 18, 2015, during her participation in the City’s summer camp program at the Roberto Clemente Park.

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Favorable Victory in the Administrative Proceeding of Ray Greene v. City of Miami, et al.

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.

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