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

James Allen

Practice Areas

  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, J.D., Cum Laude, 1980
  • University of Wisconsin, B.A. in History, Magna Cum Laude, 1977

Clerkship

  • Honorable James R. Jorgenson, Florida Third District Court of Appeals

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 1981
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1982

James Allen

Joined the Office in 1981
Assistant County Attorney
Chief, Training & Development Section
jja3@miamidade.gov 305-375-5151

Jim is Chief of Training and Development, while continuing to maintain a full caseload in state personal injury and federal civil rights actions.

As a litigator, Jim has practiced extensively in federal and state court at both trial and appellate levels. He has litigated and tried numerous cases involving serious wrongful death and civil rights allegations, including a taking action claiming in excess of $100 million in damages. Jim has also handled numerous state and appeals, including a case filed in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Co-Chairman, Out of the Darkness Community Walk: Miami-Dade
  • Past President, North Miami Beach Little League