"Top Up and Coming Lawyers" in South Florida by the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 South Florida Legal Guide. "Rising Star" Superlawyers magazine 2012, 2013, 2014 In 2011 Mr. Faccidomo was awarded the "Gregg Wenzel Outstanding Young Lawyer Award" presented each year to one attorney who has displayed exceptional dedication and skill in the field of criminal defense. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Top 40 Lawyers under 40 in Miami. FACDL Statewide "President's Award" for personifying the spirit of the criminal defense lawyer. Gideon's Hammer award for outstanding service to the field of criminal defense Jude M. Faccidomo is a graduate of Bard College in New York and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Saint Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida.
Mr. Faccidomo is a former Assistant Public Defender with the Miami Dade Public Defender's office and has extensive jury trial experience. While at the Public Defender's Office Mr. Faccidomo was recruited to join the firm of Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A. where he spent five years handling high profile and complex criminal litigation. Following his time at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Weiner, Mr. Faccidomo partnered with Mycki Ratzan to form Ratzan & Faccidomo, LLC a boutique criminal law firm focused on personalized client attention.
Together with Ms. Ratzan, Mr. Faccidomo continues to practices both Federal and State criminal defense law. Mr. Faccidomo is the
Chair of the Dade County Bar Association Criminal Courts Committee, and a member of the board of directors and Chair of the Young Lawyer Committee for the statewide chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In May of 2012 Mr. Faccidomo was elected one of the youngest president in the 50 year history of the Miami chapter of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Mr. Faccidomo is one of Miami's top criminal defense
attorneys and has been invited to guest lecture on topics pertaining to criminal defense at the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office, the Miami Dade Metropolitan Police Institute as well as St. Thomas University. Additionally, Mr. Faccidomo has been requested by numerous media outlets including the Miami Herald, WLRN, and Fox News to offer commentary and insight into pertinent and complex legal matters. Mr. Faccidomo is routinely named one of the 'Top Up and Coming Lawyers' in South Florida by South Florida Legal Guide and as a "Rising Star" in Superlawyers magazine.
Mr. Faccidomo is a member of the State Bar of Florida, the Federal Bar for the Southern and Middle District of Florida, as well as the United States Supreme Court Bar.
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