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Professional Awards, Recognitions And Achievements

1997: State Attorney’s Office Employee of the Year

1999 – 2002: Board member for Shelter for Abused Women Collier County. President of Board from 2001 – 2002. Helped to oversee building of new Shelter during Presidency

2002: Collier County Women’s Bar Association Woman Lawyer of the Year

2003: Selected as a 40 Under 40 recognition by Gulfshore Business magazine

2004: Featured in Why Women Succeed article by Gulfshore Business magazine

2011: Awarded AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell peer review system. Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards

2011: Featured in Gulfshore Life Magazine’s Top Lawyers

2011 – Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year recognition in Criminal and Family Law

2012 – 2013: Member of the Partnering for Results Lee County Department of Human Services Review Panel (appointed by Lee County Commission)

2014 – Rising Star Award Fort Myers Downtown Rotary Club

2012 – 2015: Florida Bar 20th Circuit Grievance Committee (chairperson in 2015)

2014 – present: Appointed by Governor Rick Scott as Commissioner on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 20th Circuit

 

Major Trials Prosecuted by Amira Fox

State vs. Mesac Damas – 1 st Degree Murder of six victims – Death Penalty case

State vs. David Hubbard – 1st Degree Murder - Death Penalty case

State vs. Adam Chilmonik – 1st Degree Murder - Death Penalty case

State vs. David Snipes – 1st Degree Murder - Death Penalty case

State vs. Royle Kipp – 1st Degree Murder -double homicide – Death Penalty case

State vs. Bradley Sizer- 1st Degree Murder – Death Penalty case

State vs. Donald Renye – 1 st Degree Murder

State vs. Jonathan Shortridge – 1 st Degree Murder

State vs. Schyler Morris – 1st Degree Murder

State vs. William Jude Miller – Sexual Battery. Serial Rapist.  3 separate trials with 3 violent habitual offender life sentences

State vs. Armando Martinez – 2nd Degree Murder

State vs. Jorge Giniebra – 2nd Degree Murder

State vs. George Cavanaugh – Capital Sexual Battery 

State vs. Craig Sprouse – Sexual Battery and Kidnapping (defendant was Clewiston police officer)

State vs. Kenneth Roop – 2nd Degree Murder

State vs.  Michael Perez – 2nd Degree Murder

​United States vs. Michael Ronga – Civil Rights Violation, Obstruction of Justice (defendant was Lee County deputy) (cross sworn as an Assistant United States Attorney)

Amira Fox's Continuing Record of Excellence

Family

Chief Assistant State Attorney Since 2014

Assistant State Attorney for 18 years including serving as office head of Hendry, Glades and Collier counties.

AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating awarded by measuring client satisfaction and peer review for legal ability and the highest ethical standards

Small Business Owner – Managing Partner at Her Own Law Firm

Serves on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 20th Judicial Circuit

Event leader for City of Palms Relay for Life for American Cancer Society

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Amira Fox for State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit - Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties