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The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office is dedicated to providing accurate information to the public and media. If you are a member of the working media and would like an interview with the State Attorney, or you need information on a case, would like to talk to a specific assistant state attorney or are looking for an expert in a certain area of prosecution, please contact our public information officers Ed Griffith, Terry Chavez or Lissette Valdes-Valle.

ED GRIFFITH Public Information Officer PHONE: 305-547-0535

LISSETTE VALDES-VALLE Hispanic Media Relations Public Information Officer PHONE: 305-547-0535

TERRY CHAVEZ Hispanic Media Relations Public Information Officer PHONE: 305-547-0535

Below you'll find recent news releases issued by this office.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Sworn in for a Record Fifth Term as State Attorney


Katherine Fernandez Rundle will be sworn in for a record fifth term as Miami-Dade County’s State Attorney tomorrow, Friday, February 15, 2013.

Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara J. Pariente will administer the oath to State Attorney Fernandez Rundle and her 300 prosecutors at the investiture ceremony which will take place at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Auditorium, 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Building 1, Second Floor, beginning at 3:30 PM.

Notables who will take center stage alongside the State Attorney include United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Wilfredo Ferrer, Miami Dade College President, Eduardo J. Padrón, Circuit Court Judge Bertila Soto, Chief Judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, former United States Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Jorge Plasencia, Chairman of the Board of the National Council of La Raza, City of Miami Gardens Police Chief and current President of the Chiefs of Police Matthew Boyd, and Reverend Carl Johnson, Pastor of the 93rd Street Baptist Church, Women of Tomorrow Founder and television personality Jennifer Valoppi will moderate the event.

“I feel exceptionally proud and honored to be embarking on a new term as Dade’s chief prosecutor,” commented State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle. “The faith that the voters have overwhelmingly shown in me is surpassed only by my desire to make my community a safer place to live and raise our families.”

Media is welcome to attend the ceremony.