City of Miami - Office of the City Attorney

City Attorney meets with the Cabinet

City Attorney, Victoria MĂ©ndez, 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 MĂ©ndez, meets with client to discuss legislation at City Commission.

City Attorney receives recognition during City Commission

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

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City Attorney
Victoria MĂ©ndez

"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 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 Result in the case of City of Miami v. Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #20, et al.

In this case, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #20 (“FOP”) 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 (“CBA”) by precluding them from working an extra duty job at the Ultra Music Festival in 2014 and 2015.

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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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Favorable Result in the case of Aida Sanchez v. City of Miami, et al.

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 Sedano’s Supermarket.

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Favorable Result in the case of Elisa Cobos v. City of Miami, et al.

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.

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