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

Lauren E. Morse

Practice Areas

  • Federal Litigation
  • Zoning, Land Use & Environment

Education

  • Yale, J.D., 2010
  • Duke University, B.A. in Religion and Classical Civilization, 2007

Clerkship

  • Hon. Federico A. Moreno, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2011-2012

Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2012
  • New York, 2011
  • District of Columbia, 2011

Lauren E. Morse

Joined the Office in 2012
Assistant County Attorney
laurenm@miamidade.gov 305-375-3661

Lauren Morse is a litigator who practices in federal and state court, at both the trial and appellate levels. Lauren handles a variety of cases, including zoning appeals, code enforcement actions, and regulatory challenges to land use designations. She also defends civil rights cases in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of the County as well as officers with the Miami-Dade Police Department and Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department.

In addition, Lauren handles transactional work for the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources including the drafting and review of ordinances and resolutions. She also advises the Shoreline Development Committee and several Community Zoning Appeals Boards on public hearings involving land use matters.

Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Lauren clerked for Chief Judge Federico A. Moreno of the Southern District of Florida. She received her law degree from Yale Law School in 2010, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities.




Prior Experience

  • Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, D.C., 2010-11