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111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

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Nicole Ramos Barreau

Practice Areas

  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice


  • University of Miami, J.D., 2010, J.D.,
  • Florida State University, Dual B.S., Political Science & Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (Majors), African American Studies (Minor), cum laude, 2006

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2017

Nicole Ramos Barreau

Joined the Office in 2019
Assistant County Attorney

[email protected] 305-375-2148

Nicole Ramos-Barreau practices in the office's Tort Liability and Medical Malpractice section.

Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Nicole defended insurance companies and Fortune 500 corporations in premises liability and wrongful death litigation.

Nicole earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, where she attended as a H.O.P.E. Public Interest Scholarship Recipient. During law school, Nicole was the recipient of the Florida Bar Foundation Fellowship, William H. Holland Scholarship and the C.A.L.I. Book Award in the Children and Youth Law Clinic. She served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Race and Social Justice Law Review and was selected as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Patrick A. White, United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of Florida.

Following her matriculation from law school, Nicole gained invaluable litigation experience as an Assistant Public Defender for the Palm Beach Public Defender's Office. While there, Nicole represented the indigent accused in jury and non-jury trials in misdemeanor and felony divisions. She continued her passion for public service with the Office of the Attorney General/Children's Legal Services Bureau, where she prosecuted hundreds of cases involving the abuse, abandonment, neglect of children.

Nicole has first-chaired more than 50 jury and non-jury trials.

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Vernis & Bowling of Broward P.A. 2017-2019
  • Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, 17th Judicial Circuit, Children's Legal Services Bureau 2016-2017
  • Department of Children and Families, 11th Judicial Circuit, Children's Legal Services Bureau 2013-2016
  • Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, 15th Judicial Circuit, 2010-2013
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Patrick A. White, U.S. Southern District of Florida 2008

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Statewide Advertising Grievance Committee, Committee Member
  • Florida Bar Leadership Academy Class V, Fellow
  • Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, Secretary: 2015-2016, Community Service Director: 2014-2015