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 A. Angell

Practice Areas

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

Education

  • American University, J.D., 2001, Cum Laude
  • Salve Regina University, B.A. in Law Enforcement and Court Administration with a minor in Religious Studies, Magna Cum Laude, 1999

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2002
  • The California Bar, 2012
  • Southern District of Florida, 2013

Christopher A. Angell

Joined the Office in 2012
Assistant County Attorney

Angellc@miamidade.gov 305-375-1024

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.

Prior Experience

  • Assistant State Attorney, State of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 2002-2012, where he served in various roles including as a Felony Division Chief, as the Co-Unit Chief of the Traffic Homicide Unit, as an Assistant Chief for County Court, and as a line prosecutor in the Career Criminal Unit, the Gang Prosecution Unit and the Public Corruption Unit.
  • Special Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida, 2008-2010, where he served in the Special Prosecution Section.
  • Paralegal Specialist, United States Attorney's Office, District of Coulumbia, 2000-2002, where he served in the Homicide & Major Crimes Section.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

  • Senior Staff Member, American University's Washington College of Law's Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, 2001-2002.
  • While employed as an Assistant State Attorney, Chris had given over thirty lectures on various legal topics to law enforcement officers and prosecutors.

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Chris has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Miami, School of Law, and has received over seven prosection awards of honor and recognition.