Joined the Office in 2012
Assistant County Attorney
Christopher A. Angell is a member of the Torts Liability & Medical Malpractice Section as well as the Zoning, Land Use & Environment Section. He also serves as legal counsel to the County’s Medical Examiner Department, to the County’s Sea Level Rise Task Force, to the County’s Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources Unsafe Structures Division, and to the County's Unsafe Structures Board and Panel. In addition, Chris defends the County in employee disciplinary actions in both arbitrations and administrative hearings. Finally, Chris assists with other complex Federal and State litigation and drafts legislation.
Before joining the County Attorney's Office, Chris was an Assistant State Attorney at the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney. At the State Attorney's Office he litigated complex homicide and death penalty cases as well as economic crime based racketeering cases. Chris has tried over eighty jury trials and hundreds of bench trials. His civil litigation experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury, environmental actions, personnel disciplinary appeals, and qui tam actions.