Silvia Mendez

Silvia Menendez

Sr. Legal Skills Professor
Director of Externship Programs


Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611


(352) 273-0740

Professor Menendez joined the law school faculty as an adjunct professor in 2008, and became a full time lecturer in August of 2011. She currently serves as a Senior Legal Skills Professor and as Director of Externship Programs for the law school. Prior to joining UF Law, Professor Menendez practiced law for 7 years, in Minnesota, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and focused on the areas of estate planning and representation of tax exempt organizations. Professor Menendez also served a clerk to Magistrate Judge Gary Jones, in both the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.


University of Minnesota Law School, JD, cum laude, 1995; University of Hartford, MS, Accounting, 1991; Wesleyan University, BA, Government, 1989

Legal Drafting (2 credits) - LAW 6807


  • Trusts and Estates Simulations (with Danaya Wright) (West Academic, 2015)