Rachel L. Curtis, Esq.
After spending five years as a Miami-Dade Assistant State Attorney, Mrs. Curtis joins Ratzan & Faccidomo with invaluable experience and a unique skillset. Mrs. Curtis focuses her practice on a multitude of criminal defense matters in state and federal court. Having tried over thirty jury trials, Mrs. Curtis has the poise necessary to successfully litigate complex issues. During her tenure as an Assistant State Attorney, Ms. Curtis was an integral part of the sexual battery, child abuse, and traffic homicide units which allows her to have a deeper understanding of how to successfully defend those types of cases. In addition to her work in criminal defense, Mrs. Curtis has also developed a niche practice in bar and board defense.
Born and raised in Miami, Mrs. Curtis is a proud Ransom Everglades alumni. Mrs. Curtis left Miami to attend Connecticut College before returning to the University of Miami for law school. While earning her juris doctorate at the University of Miami, Mrs. Curtis also obtained a Masters of Law in Taxation—an important part of her skillset as a criminal defense attorney. Outside of the legal community, Mrs. Curtis is active within her synagogue, Temple Beth Sholom. Mrs. Curtis also serves as a political candidate endorsement panelist for SAVE, she leads a committee in Miami-Dade FAWL, is a member of Miami-Dade FACDL, and on the Jurisprudence Committee for the Miami Chapter of the ADL.