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Monique Haughton Worrell

Director, Criminal Justice Center
Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
Associate Director, Center on Children and Families
Senior Legal Skills Professor


Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611


(352) 273-0800

(352) 392-0414


J.D., University of Florida; B.A., St. Johns University

Teaching and Scholarship

  • Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Criminal Litigation Course

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 2002 as Legal Skills Professor and Supervising Attorney in the Child Welfare Clinic, developed and implemented Juvenile Justice Course 2005, and Criminal Litigation Course 2009.
  • Prior Educational Positions: Adjunct Professor (Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice) at Florida Metropolitan University.
  • Professional Experience: 2001-2006 Sole Practitioner (Criminal Defense, Family and Immigration Law), 1999-2001 Assistant Public Defender, Orange County Florida, 1998 Judicial Law Intern, United States Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review
  • Professional Associations: Florida Bar (Criminal Law Section), Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Association of Law Schools, Clinical Legal Education Section

Criminal Clinic - Defender (6 credits) - LAW 6942

Criminal Clinic Lab - Defender (3 credits) - LAW 6942

Advanced Criminal Clinic - Defender (2-4 credits) - LAW 6930

Criminal Litigation (3 credits) - LAW 6930