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

David Sherman

Practice Areas

  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice
  • Zoning, Land Use & Environment

Education

  • Emory University, J.D., 1994
  • Barry University, Bachelor of Science with Honors, 1991

Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

David Sherman

Joined the Office in 2012
Assistant County Attorney
sherman@miamidade.gov 305-375-1690

David Sherman practices in the Torts and Medical Malpractice section, as well as the Zoning, Land Use & Environmental Section and is an experienced litigator.  David also defends the County in employee disciplinary actions in both arbitrations and administrative hearings.

Before joining the County Attorney's Office, David was an Assistant State Attorney at the Office of the State Attorney in Miami-Dade County for nearly fifteen years.  He has served as lead counsel in numerous jury trials, handled appeals, and argued a wide range of constitutional motions.  At the State Attorney's Office he created and supervised both the Cybercrimes Unit and the Mortgage Fraud Unit.  During that time he also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida.  Prior to his role as a Division Chief in the State Attorney's Office, David was a prosecutor in the Economic Crimes Division and the Sexual Battery Unit.  In his time as a prosecutor, David prosecuted serious felonies including homicides, sexual batteries, aggravated child abuse cases involving shaken baby syndrome, transmission and possession of child pornography, child enticement cases, robberies, racketeering, fraud, identity theft, elderly exploitation, and drug trafficking cases.

Prior Experience

  • Special Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida, 2011-2012
  • Division Chief, Assistant State Attorney, Office of the State Attorney, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1997-2012

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Prosecutor of the Year Award, Miami-Dade Association of Chiefs of Police, 2006
  • MADD Prosecution Award of Distinction, 2000