Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero
A poster in the lobby of the Miami-Dade County Courthouse directs guests to the investiture of Circuit Judge Yery Marrero. Photo: J. Albert Diaz
Circuit Judge Yery Marrero, right, shares a light moment with Miami-Dade Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin before her formal investiture. Photo: J. Albert Diaz
An iPhone pops up to take a photo during the investiture of Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero. Photo: J. Albert Diaz
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero, right, embraces her spouse, Susan K. Bozorgi, after Bozorgi spoke at Marrero's investiture ceremony. Photo: J. Albert Diaz
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero, right, is sworn in by retired Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Victoria Sigler. In background are daughter Samantha Marrero Bozorgi and spouse Susan K. Bozorgi of Bozorgi Law. Photo: J. Albert Diaz

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Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero buttons her robe after being sworn in. She is flanked by daughter Samantha Marrero Bozorgi and spouse Susan K. Bozorgi of Bozorgi Law. Photo: J. Albert Diaz

 

 

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yery Marrero was formally sworn in at a ceremonial investiture following her election to an open seat on the court. She is serving in a children’s court division.

The native of Cuba who was brought to the United States by her parents when she was 3. Her father was in law school when the family left, so Marrero’s career in law fulfilled a family dream.

The former criminal defense attorney and assistant public defender practiced law for 28 years before her election last August. She served as a traffic magistrate and on a Florida Bar grievance committee.

Marrero also served on the national board of the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and was a member of the criminal justice section of the American Bar Association.