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.
Organizational Chart(PDF, 49KB) Practice Areas
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