County Attorney
R.A. Cuevas Jr.

County Attorney's Office
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128



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Attorney Profile

Suzanne Villano-Charif

Practice Areas

  • Commercial & Construction Litigation


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2002, J.D.,
  • UCLA, B.A. in Political Science, 1998

Court Admissions

  • The New York Bar, 2003
  • Florida Bar, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2013

Suzanne Villano-Charif

Assistant County Attorney 305-876-8097

Suzanne L. Villano-Charif joined the Miami-Dade County Attorney's Office in 2013. Suzanne currently works in the Aviation Division of the County Attorney's Office.

Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Suzanne gained extensive litigation experience as an Assistant Public Defender.  She represented defendants in serious felony cases including armed robbery, attempted homicide, sexual battery and drug trafficking.  Immediately prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Suzanne was a Clinical Instructor/Supervising Attorney with the Health Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law.  Suzanne instructed law students and represented health impaired clients in federal administrative hearings.

Prior Experience

  • Clinical Instructor/Supervising Attorney, University of Miami School of Law, Health Rights Clinic, 2010-2013
  • Assistant Public Defender, Law Offices of Carlos Martinez, Public Defender Miami, 2004-2010

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Member, National Bar Association