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

Rachel Walters

Practice Areas

  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice

Education

  • University of Miami, 2004, J.D.,
  • Tulane University, B.S., in Political Science, 2000

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Rachel Walters

Joined the Office in 2013
Assistant County Attorney

walters@miamidade.gov 305-375-3720

Rachel Walters joined the County Attorney's Office in 2013.  Rachel works in the Tort & Medical Malpractice section, defending premises liability and automobile negligence matters. She has also obtained favorable jury verdicts in 42 U.S.C. 1983 cases.

Rachel is a litigator with nine years of experience who formerly practiced with the State Attorney's Office, as an Assistant State Attorney.  As a State Attorney, she was the Chief of Litigation for the Misdemeanor, Traffic, and DUI section. Rachel was also a felony division chief, and a member of the Robbery/Career Criminal Unit, Traffic Homicide Unit, and Gang Unit. As a Gang-related homicide prosecutor, she handled complex, multiple defendant homicide and death penalty cases.  Rachel has tried more than sixty jury trials, and hundreds of bench trials. She has received four prosecution awards of honor and has conducted over twenty-five lectures, including lectures for CLE credits.

Prior Experience

Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney's Office, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2004-2013

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Cali Award for Excellence in Law, Language and Literature
  • National Crime Victims' Rights "Justice for All Award" Recipient