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

Leona N. McFarlane

Practice Areas

  • Employment Discrimination, Labor & Elections

Education

  • University of Miami, 2005, Cum Laude, J.D.,
  • University of Miami, B.S. in Communications, Cum Laude, 2000

Clerkship

  • Hon. Donald L. Graham, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2011-2013
  • Hon. Marcia G. Cooke, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2009-2010


Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2005
  • State of Florida, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida



Leona N. McFarlane

Joined the Office in 2013
Assistant County Attorney

leonamc@miamidade.gov 305-375-5067

Leona McFarlane joined the Miami-Dade County Attorney's Office in 2013. Before joining the Office, Leona was in private practice where she represented management in employment litigation matters.  Since joining the County Attorney's Office, Leona has successfully represented County departments in contract arbitrations, personnel grievances and administrative hearings.  As part of the County's Employment Discrimination and Labor practice, Leona litigates in both state and federal courts.

Prior Experience

  • Holland & Knight, Associate, 2005-2009
  • University of Miami Office of the General Counsel, Law Clerk, 2003-2005