City Attorney's Office

The City Attorney is the chief legal officer of the city, providing legal counsel and representation to the City Commission, city boards and committees, the City Clerk, and City Manager.

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The City Attorney is appointed by the commission and is the city's chief legal officer. The Office of the City Attorney provides legal counsel and representation to the City Commission, city boards and committees, the City Clerk and City Manager, as well as city departments and agencies.

The City Attorney's Office represents the city in all litigation matters affecting the city and constitutional challenges to the City Charter and Codes. The City Attorney's Office is also responsible for investigating and handling all claims served on the city. The office drafts city contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and the various legal documents required by the Charter, Code, or City Commission, such as restrictive covenants and liens.

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Please note that because the City Attorney's Office represents and advises the City of Coral Gables, the City Attorney's Office cannot provide legal advice or recommend an attorney to anyone. Moreover, the content on this site is offered only as a public service and does not constitute solicitation or provision of legal advice. As such, this site should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction.

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Legal Opinions from the City Attorney's Office accessible by year

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External Pages & Research Material

Coral Gables' codes and judicial links

External Pages & Research Material
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Legal Forms & Resources

Legal forms and resources to assist property owners in securing City Approvals

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Miriam Ramos

Miriam Soler Ramos

City Attorney · City Attorney's Office

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Cristina M. Suarez

Cristina M. Suárez

Deputy City Attorney & City Prosecutor · City Attorney's Office

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Stephanie Throckmorton

Stephanie M. Throckmorton

Assistant City Attorney · City Attorney's Office

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Gustavo J. Ceballos

Gustavo J. Ceballos

Assistant City Attorney · City Attorney's Office

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Naomi Levi-Garcia

Naomi Levi Garcia

Assistant City Attorney and Intergovernmental Affairs Manager · City Attorney's Office

nlevi-garcia@coralgables.com

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