11th Judicial Circuit of Florida
For Immediate Release
August 1, 2017
Contact: Eunice Sigler, Director
Office of Government Liaison & Public Relations
Phone (305) 349-7189 Fax (305) 349-7190 Cell (786) 348-7381
LAWSON E. THOMAS COURTHOUSE CENTER
CLOSED WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2ND
The Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, located at 175 NW 1st Avenue, was evacuated and closed on Tuesday afternoon, August 1st, due to flooding from a roof drain impacted by significant rain. The building will remain closed on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, for repairs.
All hearings scheduled for Wednesday, August 2nd, will be re-scheduled and parties will be notified accordingly.
Court employees who do not work at the Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center but use its parking facility will be provided alternate parking by the Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department. An internal notice will be sent via pre-recorded message to these employees.
Updates will be posted on the Eleventh Judicial Circuit's website at www.jud11.flcourts.org and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Hotline at 305-349-7777.
For media questions relating to the building repairs, please contact Ms. Pam Regula with the Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department at 305-375-1697.
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If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court’s ADA Coordinator, Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, 175 NW 1st Ave., Suite 2702, Miami, FL 33128, Telephone (305) 349-7175; TDD (305) 349-7174, Fax (305) 349-7355 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.