Rhonda Anderson

Rhonda Anderson

Vice Mayor · City Commission


Rhonda A. Anderson was appointed Vice Mayor of the City of Coral Gables in May 2023. She was first elected to the Coral Gables City Commission in April 2021, receiving an overwhelming victory. She is dedicated to representing the interests of the residents and curbing over development.

For almost 20-years, she has been an active and committed community volunteer serving on numerous volunteer boards, committees, and community organizations. As the LeJeune Segovia Neighborhood Association leader, she led the fight for traffic-calming devices and drainage in the neighborhood. She has served on City boards, including the Public Safety Commission, the Sustainability Board, and most recently, the Planning and Zoning Board; she was a strong proponent of greater setbacks, increased open spaces, and public outreach as a champion of maintaining neighborhood integrity and representing residents.

Additionally, she serves on the Junior League of Miami and is an Environmental Board member of the Coral Gables Garden Club.

She earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern School of Law as well as a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami.

Anderson is the President at Rhonda A. Anderson, P.A., a civil and criminal trial, mediation, and appellate practice she established in 1987. She has represented clients before numerous courts, including the U.S. and Florida Supreme Courts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Fourth. Fifth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits, as well as District Courts in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North and South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. She has also represented clients before the U.S. Tax Court and the Court of International Trade.

In 1987, she married her husband and moved to Coral Gables, where they raised their two daughters. Today, she resides with her husband in the same Coral Gables home.

Office Hours: Every Friday from 2 to 5 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Gabriela Quintana via email at gquintana@coralgables.com.

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