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Carmen Cabarga of the Office of Criminal Conflict and Regional Council, in Miami. Courtesy photo. Carmen Cabarga of the Office of Criminal Conflict and Regional Council, in Miami. Courtesy photo.

Carmen Cabarga, defense attorney at the Office of Criminal Conflict & Civil Regional Counsel in Miami, is running for Miami-Dade Circuit judge, Group 57 in the August primary elections. Here’s what she says qualifies her for the judgeship. Responses have been edited for style and content.

Her opponent, Miami criminal, civil and appellate litigator Roderick “Rod” D. Vereen, did not respond to requests for answers. Vereen practices at the Law Office of Rod Vereen & Associates, and is a former prosecutor, public defender and past president of the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association.

Related: 2020 South Florida Elections: Use this Voter Guide to Learn More About Candidates Running for Judge

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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