UF Law eNews | Vol. IX Issue 4 - May 2008
[UF LAW eNews - a publication of the Levin College of Law @ the University of Florida]

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New Faculty Biographies

[Deborah Cupples]Deborah Cupples
Legal Skills Professor

Deborah Cupples (JD 05) has joined the faculty as a lecturer and legal skills professor and will teach legal drafting. She previously served UF Law as an adjunct professor teaching legal drafting and currently works as a part-time attorney at F. Parker Lawrence, P.A. Cupples earned her bachelor's degree in English and master's degree in political science, both from the University of Florida.


[Robin Davis]Robin Davis
Legal Skills Professor

Robin Davis has joined the faculty as a legal skills professor and associate director of the Institute for Dispute Resolution. Davis will teach mediation and mediation clinic. Since 1994, she has been the Alternative Dispute Resolution Director of the Eighth Judicial Circuit. In spring 2008, Davis served as an adjunct professor at UF Law teaching alternative dispute resolution and mediation. She received her JD cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Michigan State University.

[Charlene Luke]Charlene Luke
Assistant Professor

Charlene Luke has joined the faculty as an assistant professor and will teach income, corporate, and partnership taxation. She was previously an assistant professor at Florida State University College of Law and visiting faculty at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Before teaching, Luke was an associate at Dechert in Philadelphia, Penn. Luke received a bachelor's and law degree from Brigham Young University. She graduated from law school summa cum laude and was first in her class.

[D. Daniel Sokol]D. Daniel Sokol
Assistant Professor

D. Daniel Sokol has joined the faculty as an assistant professor teaching corporations and business organizations law. Before joining UF Law, he was a visiting associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law and a fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School. After earning a bachelor's in history and political science from Amherst College, he went on to earn a Master of Studies in modern history from the University of Oxford. After earning his law degree from the University of Chicago, Sokol worked as an associate at Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman in Washington, D.C., and Steel Hector & Davis in Miami, Fla., where he specialized in antitrust, international trade and corporate law.

Visiting Faculty Biographies

[Randall Baldwin Clark]Randall Baldwin Clark
Visiting Assistant Professor

Randall Baldwin Clark has joined the faculty as a visiting assistant professor teaching criminal and health care law. Most recently, Clark served as a visiting assistant professor at George Mason University School of Law. He holds a doctorate in political philosophy from the University of Chicago and law degree from the University of Virginia. Before turning to the study of the law, Clark was a research associate in the department of government at Dartmouth College. Following one year of service in the chambers of the Hon. Edith H. Jones, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, he joined the firm of Goodwin Procter, in Boston, Mass., where he litigated intellectual property, products liability and land use disputes.

[William Pizzi]William Pizzi
Visiting Professor

William Pizzi has joined the faculty as a visiting professor teaching criminal law and criminal procedure this fall. Most recently, Pizzi served as professor at the University of Colorado Law School. He earned his law degree from Harvard Law School, master's degree in philosophy from the University of Massachusetts and bachelor's degree from Holy Cross College.



[Kenneth Williams]Kenneth Williams
Visiting Professor

Kenneth Williams has joined the faculty as a visiting professor teaching criminal law and criminal procedure this fall. Most recently, Williams served as professor at Southwestern Law School. He has also been a faculty member at Gonzaga University School of Law and Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law where he also served as associate dean for academic affairs. Williams earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and bachelor's degree from the University of San Francisco.

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