Katherine Fernandez Rundle will be sworn in as Miami-Dade County’s State Attorney on Thursday, February 23, 2017. She was re-elected to office unopposed.
Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan will administer the Oath of Office to State Attorney Fernandez Rundle and Chief Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Bertila Soto will administer the Oath to her 300 prosecutors at the Investiture ceremony which will take place at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Auditorium.
Former Circuit Court Judge and television personality Cristina Pereyra Alvarez will moderate the event. Notables who will take center stage alongside the State Attorney include Honorary Consul of Israel to Puerto Rico David Efron; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Wifredo Ferrer; Professor Alan M. Dershowitz, lawyer, jurist, author, and prominent scholar; United States Marshal for the Southern District of Florida Amos Rojas; Reverend Arthur Jackson III, Pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Miami Gardens; and Rabbi Pinchas Weberman, President of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of South Florida and Chaplain to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms as well as the Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County Police Departments.