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

Christopher Kokoruda

Practice Areas

  • Social Services & Public Health Trust
  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice

Education

  • Florida International University, J.D., Summa Cum Laude, 2010
  • University of Kansas, B.A. in Economics and International Studies, 2005

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2011

Christopher Kokoruda

Joined the Office in 2012
Assistant County Attorney
kokorud@miamidade.gov 305-585-1313

Christopher Kokoruda is a member of the Public Health Trust section.  Chris advises the Public Health Trust on general counsel-type matters relating to the medical staff and a broad range of quality of care issues, policy matters and regulatory requirements, including credentialing, physician discipline and bioethics.  Since joining the County Attorney's Office, he has obtained results favorable to the County in both federal and state court cases.  He also practices in the Tort section of the County Attorney’s Office. 

Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Chris was in private practive where he focused on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, representing both U.S. and foreign multinational companies.

As a Dean’s Scholar Scholarship recipient, he earned his J.D. summa cum laude and graduated first in his class from Florida International University College of Law.  While in law school he served as Editor-in-Chief of the FIU Law Review and was the recipient of the College of Law’s Outstanding Contribution for Publications Award.  As a law student, Chris received CALI Book Awards for Excellence in International Commercial Arbitration, Contracts, Legal Research and Writing, Evidence, Pre-Trial Advocacy, Bankruptcy, Federal Courts, Insurance Law, Land Use Law, U.S. Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, and Florida Constitutional Law.

Chris completed his undergraduate degree in economics, Phi Beta Kappa, at the University of Kansas. While at the University of Kansas, he lectured in economics and received the Domenico Gagliardo Award for outstanding undergraduate work.

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Astigarraga Davis, 2010-2012

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

  • Florida Bar Journal, The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods—It’s Not Your Father’s Uniform Commercial Code (June 2011)
  • International Litigation Strategies and Practice, (2d Ed.), co-author of anti-foreign-suit injunctions chapter (January 2014)