Our Next
Dinner Meeting

The speaker is Amira Fox
Chief Assistant State Attorney
​20th Judicial Circuit Court of FL

June 12th, 5:15 PM
Registration Deadline: June 8th by noon
Amira Fox, the Chief Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida will be speaking at our meeting in June.  

Amira graduated from American University in Washington D.C.  in 1987 with degrees in International Studies and Economics and received her law degree from The George Washington University in 1990.

Ms. Fox began her career as an Assistant State Attorney with the 20th Judicial Circuit. She worked in the misdemeanor, juvenile and felony divisions of the State Attorney’s Office before becoming head of the LaBelle office in 1998. In 1999 she became the first female head of the Collier County office. She joined the Wilbur Smith Law Firm in 2002 where she specialized in criminal defense.

She formed her own practice with a partner in 2004, Fox & Ramunni, P.A., where she specialized in criminal defense and family law and was a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated lawyer. She rejoined the State Attorney’s Office of the 20th Judicial Circuit in 2012 as the Deputy Chief Assistant State Attorney in charge of special prosecutions (homicide, economic crime, public corruption and police shootings) for the circuit. In January, 2015, she was appointed by State Attorney Steve Russell as his Chief Assistant State Attorney and assists the State Attorney with the day to day legal and administrative functions of the office, including the operation of grand juries throughout the circuit.

Ms. Fox has served as chair of the 20th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee and is currently a member of the Florida Bar’s Special Committee to Study Unethical and Illegal Solicitation of Legal Business. Ms. Fox was appointed to the 20th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission by Governor Rick Scott in 2014 and is currently serving a four year term with the Commission.

Amira is planning to file as a candidate for the State Attorney’s office in the upcoming elections.