County Attorney
Geri Bonzon-Keenan

County Attorney's Office
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

Public Records Custodian
Tomeka Ladson

Phone
305.375.5151

Fax
305.375.5634

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Attorney Profile

Rachel Walters

Practice Areas

  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice

Education

  • University of Miami, 2004, J.D.,
  • Tulane University, B.S., in Political Science, 2000

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Rachel Walters

Joined the Office in 2013
Assistant County Attorney

[email protected] 305-375-3720

Rachel is a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, assigned to the Torts Section.  Board certification demonstrates her significant commitment to and experience in civil trial law. Board-certified lawyers have dedicated themselves to a heightened level of excellence through character, professionalism, ethics, and credibility in the practice of law, and have been tested for expertise.  

Rachel's current caseload includes claims of wrongful death, negligent security, premises liability, and automobile accidents.  She is also responsible for police and corrections involved cases and is entrusted with the defense of individual police officers.  Rachel has tried more than ten civil jury trials to verdict as lead counsel in both federal and state court and has argued before the 3rd District Court of Appeals.  

Prior Experience

Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney's Office, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2004-2013

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Scholarship recipient, Florida Bar Trial Lawyer Section Advanced Trial Advocacy Program (2021)
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Student of the Year Campaign Chairperson (2021-2022)
  • Attorney Faculty for Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) Miami Chapter, Zoom Litigation Skills Course (2021)
  • Panelist, "A Day in the Life Of" presentation, Florida Chapter of National Association of Women Judges (2021)
  • Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition Judge (2020)
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Student of the Year Campaign Mentor (2019-present)
  • United Way, Young Women Leader (2017-present)
  • Justice for All Award recipient, National Crime Victims' Rights Association, 2014
  • Prosecution Award of Honor recipient, Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD), 2008, 2010, 2011 Criminal Trials