County Attorney
R.A. Cuevas Jr.

County Attorney's Office
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

Phone
305.375.5151

Fax
305.375.5634

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Attorney Profile

Michael B. Valdes

Practice Areas

  • Federal Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination, Labor & Elections
  • Appeals

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2011
  • Harvard University, B.A. in Government, Secondary Field in Economics, 2008

Clerkship

  • Hon. Adalberto Jordan, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2012-2013

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2011
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2011
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2013

Michael B. Valdes

Joined the Office in 2011
Assistant County Attorney

mbv@miamidade.gov 305-375-5620

Michael B. Valdes currently works in the office's Federal Litigation section, where he defends the County in civil rights cases dealing with qualified immunity, municipal liability, and First Amendment issues.  He also serves as an attorney for the Miami-Dade County Supervisor of Elections.

He has previously served as counsel to the Unsafe Structures Board and handled commercial and construction litigation, and code enforcement appeals.