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Erica Zaron

Practice Areas

  • Federal Litigation
  • Appeals


  • University of Florida, J.D., with High Honors, 2001, J.D., 2001
  • Florida Atlantic University, B.A. in Sociology & Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1998


  • Law Clerk, Honorable Alan S. Gold, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2005-2006

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2002

Erica Zaron

Joined the Office in 2006
Assistant County Attorney
Chief, Appeals Section
Chief, Training and Development Section

[email protected] 305-375-2770

Erica Zaron defends civil rights cases in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of the County as well as County employees, including officers with the Miami-Dade Police Department and Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department.  She has had numerous jury trials in federal court.

Additionally, Ms. Zaron has drafted appellate briefs and argued appellate issues before the Third District Court of Appeal, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Florida Supreme Court. Erica also runs the Office's mentoring and orientation program for new attorneys.

From 2001 through 2005, Erica was an associate at Holland & Knight LLP where she litigated commercial and employment discrimination cases.

Prior Experience

  • Holland & Knight LLP, 2001- 2005

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

  • Ignoring Distress Signals: Why Courts Should Recognize Emotional Distress Damages in Wrongful Adoptions Claims, 52 Fla. L. Rev. 1073 (2000).

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Florida Legal Elite, Top Government Attorney, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2019, and 2021.
  • Named a Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2009.
  • Recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Government Attorney, 2009 and 2010.
  • Federal Bar Association (South Florida Chapter) Board Member, 2019-present; Chair of the Newsletter Committee, 2020-present.