Photo: Katherine Fernandez Rundle Honors & Awards

2019

  • Biscayne Bay Task Force Harvey Award
  • Junior League of Miami, 2018 Women Who Make a Difference Award
  • Global Innovative Consulting Network, LLC, Lifetime Achievement – Justice Award
  • Chapman Partnership, 2019 Trish Bell Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Florida Bar, G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award

2018

  • Enterprising Women, “Enterprising Women Advocacy Award”

  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, “2018 Henry M. Flagler Community Builder Award”

2017

  • Dade County Bar Association, Women of Distinction Government Award

  • Selected by Governor Rick Scott for induction into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame

2016

  • Cuban American Bar Association, Presidential Award

  • National Association of Social Works, Miami-Dade Chapter, Elected Official of the Year Award

  • The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, 2016 Women of Substance & Style

  • Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce, Women of Inspiration Award

  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter, Women Making History Award

  • Cuban American Bar Association, Presidential Award

  • MADD Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Daily Business Review, Lifetime Achievement Award

2015

  • Appointed Ambassador to Human Rights First Campaign to Disrupt Business of Modern Slavery

  • Glory House, honors Katherine Fernandez Rundle as the 2015 State Attorney Hero

  • The Women’s Fund, Miami-Dade County, 2015 Honoree, Mujer Giving Back Talent

2014

  • American Association of Public Administrators (ASPA), South Florida Chapter, Women’s History Month Outstanding Service Award

  • The Embrace Girls Foundation Women’s History Month Tribute to State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle in appreciation of your many years of dedicated and invaluable service and devotion to the Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc.

  • Chapman Partnership’s Womenade (supporting homeless women and children) recognizes State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle for her “commitment to the mission of increasing awareness and revenue for Chapman Partnership

  • Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe Inc., 2014 Adam Goldstein Lifetime Hero Award, for her dedication and commitment to children in foster care throughout our communities”

  • Daily Business Review (DBR) recognizes Katherine Fernandez Rundle as a Top 20 Women in Law

  • Lawyers for Children America honors Katherine Fernandez Rundle with the John and Sara Smith Community Leadership Award, in recognition of  dedicated service to helping children and extraordinary leadership in serving the Miami community.

2013

  • Cuban American Bar Association, Amigo Award 2013, in honor of State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle’s selflessness and giving of herself in order to help the needs of our community.

  • Coral Gables Police Department, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Justice for All Award, for outstanding contribution to the cause of human trafficking victims.

  • The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida issued a proclamation recognizing the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office Second Annual Human Trafficking Forum. 

  • Miami-Dade County Youth Commission Inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference, recognizes State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle for her “accomplishments, service and contributions on behalf of the people of Miami-Dade County, State of Florida and U.S.A.”

2012

  • Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, 2012 Prosecutor of the Year – Human Trafficking Award,  in recognition of her deep commitment to combating human trafficking in Florida.

  • The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart memorialized State Attorney Fernandez Rundle into the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Record for Women’s History Month

  • The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, Inc., 2012 Woman of Substance and Style

  • Lawyers to the Rescue honored the State Attorney with its Lawyer of the Year Award, in recognition of excellence, achievement, dedication and her contributions to public service.”

2011

  • Cuban American Bar Association recognized State Attorney Fernandez Rundle as its  Pro Bono Advocate” for hard work and dedication in representing our community’s most needy.

  • Center for Ethics & Public Service, William M. Hoeveler Ethics & Public Service Award

  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), Mattie Belle Davis Award

  • Business Leader Magazine, South Florida’s Woman Extraordinaire

  • US District Court for the Second District of Florida, Reaching Beyond the Gavel: Expanding the Scales of Justice Black History Trailblazers Luncheon, Legal Trailblazers Awards

2010

  • Anti-Defamation League, Distinguished Public Service Award

  • Voices for Children Foundation, Most Valuable Protector (MVP) 2010 Leadership Award

  • Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Appreciation Award for the work with the Second Chance – One Stop Sealing and Expungement Program

  • The Plaza Health Network, affiliate of Hebrew Homes Health Network, 2010 Woman of Distinction & Caring Award

  • Role Models of Excellence, 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Unity Scholarship Breakfast
    Honoree, Co-Founder of the 5000 Role Models Project

2009

  • Verizon Wireless HopeLine Program, HopeLine Hero Award for outstanding efforts in helping prevent domestic violence by providing support to victims in South Florida and raising awareness of the issue

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami Women’s Committee, Miracle Makers Award

  • Caribbean Bar Assoc. and Puerto Rican Bar Assoc. of Florida honors State Attorney Fernandez Rundle during Women’s History Month  for achievement and contribution to our community

  • Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, Community Dedication Award

2008

  • Cuban American Bar Association, Passing on Leadership Award

  • Seniors are First, A Woman of Valor Award for unparalleled service to senior citizens

  • The Florida Network of Victim Witness Services, Inc., The James Fogarty Award in recognition of strong and lasting contributions to help further victim assistance”

  • Dade County Bar Association, The Robert L. Shevin Public Service Award

  • MADD Program Support Award of Honor for generous support of MADD’s mission

2007

  • State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle Day – Proclamation from City of Homestead

  • Minority Chamber of Commerce, Righteous Woman of 2007 Award

  • Fundación Entre Nosotras, Domestic Violence Award

  • Latin Chamber of Commerce (CAMACOL), Successful Hispanic Woman of the Year Award

  • Latin Auxiliary of Douglas Gardens at the Miami Jewish Home & Hospital, Woman of the Year Award

  • American Society for Public Administration, South Florida Chapter, Outstanding Public Administrator Award

  • Dade Victims of Trafficking Subcommittee, “Distinguished Service” Award

  • The Women’s Cancer Association of the University of Miami Angel Award

2006

  • 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida & Florida Partners in Crisis, Miami Chapter, 11th Judicial Criminal Mental Health Project Award

2005

  • Participant, Defense Department’s Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC 70)

  • Mujer Magazine, Mujer Fenomenal 2005 Award

  • Miami Dade College, 2005 MDC Alumni Hall of Fame

  • Coconut Grove Playhouse, Education & Special Projects, Making a Difference Award

2004

  • National Air Disaster Alliance (NADA/F), NADA/F Aviation Safety Award
  • National Latino Peace Officers Association Latina of the Year Award
  • Latin Auxiliary of Douglas Gardens, Spotlight on Achievers Award
  • FAWL Award Honoring Female Bar Presidents

2003

  • The Embrace Inner-City Foundation, Inc. 2002 Champion for Children Honoree

2002

  • The Embrace Inner-City Foundation, Inc. 2002 Champion for Children Honoree

2001

  • Miami-Dade County Corrections Department, I’m Every Woman” Award

2000

  • March of Dimes, “The Leading Ladies of Miami 2000”

1999

  • Inductee, Stanley M. Drug Court Hall of Fame

  • The Community Coalition for Women’s History, 1999 Women of Impact Award

  • The Dade County Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Community Service Award

1998

  • Barry University, The Adrian Dominican Leadership Award

  • National Council of Jewish Women, Woman of Valor Award

1996

  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Outstanding Latina Lawyer Award

  • Governor’s Peace at Home Award for 10 years fighting Domestic Violence

  • Miami Police Department Trailblazers honoree

  • Diabetes Research Institute and Saks Fifth Avenue, Bal Harbour, Women on Target

1995

  • Dade County Bar Association, 1995 Criminal Justice Award

1994

  • MADD, Award of Distinction” as State Attorney

  • Office of Victim Services, Victim Services Award for Advocacy

  • Dade County Public Schools, 500 Roll Models of Excellence Program Appreciation Certificate

  • Public Health Trust, Honor for Commitment to the Health and Social Service Needs for Our Citizens Award

1993

  • South Florida Magazine, Woman of Distinction Award

  • The National Association of Public Administrators, Excellence in Government Award

  • Florida Association of Grand Juries, Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award

  • Colegio de Abogados de la Habana en Exilio – Honor – El Dia del Abogado

  • American Cancer Society, Most Dynamic Women of 1993”Award

1992

  • Mental Health Association of Dade County, Charles Whited Award

  • Coalition for the Homeless, Dick Moran Peace and Love Award

  • Metropolitan Dade County Park & Recreation Department, In the Company of Women Award

     

1991

  • Coalition of Hispanic American Women 1991 Vivian Salazar Quevedo “Women of the Year” Award Nominee

1980 & 1982

  • 1980 and 1982 Latin Business and Professional Women’s Association Nominee for the Women of the Year Award (1982)