Academic Advising

Associate Dean Rachel Inman and the Assistant Dean, Kari Mattox, are available for academic advisement for all students.

Frequently asked questions

Academic Success Resources

Curriculum Roadmaps
Reviewing Your First Semester
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Creating Good Outlines [PowerPoint Presentation 333KB]
Approaching Law School Exams [PowerPoint Presentation 577KB]
Academic Planning [PowerPoint Presentation 592KB}

Faculty Assistance

In addition, the following faculty have volunteered to assist students with information necessary for scheduling courses. Through email and/or phone contact, please try to arrange informational sessions with these professors in advance:

Professor Mary Jane Angelo
Scholarly Interest: Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Legal Ethics, Dispute Resolution
Practice Experience: Environmental Law
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor Stuart Cohn
Scholarly Interest: Business Law
Practice Experience: 8 years private practice in Chicago
Other: member of The Florida Bar Business Section
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor George Dawson
Scholarly Interest: Commercial Law, Estates & Trusts and Contracts
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor Nancy Dowd
Scholarly Interest: Family Law, Feminist Jurisprudence
Other: Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Dean Michael Friel
Scholarly Interest: Taxation
Phone: (352) 273-0680

Professor Lea Johnston
Scholarly Interest: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure
Other: Immigration
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor Joseph Little
Scholarly Interest: Torts, Government Law, Constitutional Law & Worker’s Compensation
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor C. Douglas Miller
Scholarly Interest: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estates & Trusts
Practice Experience: Firm principal (7 yrs), 25 years “of counsel”
to major / mid-size law firms
Other: Florida Bar, relevant sections of ABA and FBA
Phone: (352) 273-0917

Associate Professor Jason Nance
Scholarly Interest: Education law, torts, remedies, and the legal profession
Practice Experience: Corporate and securities litigation
Phone: (352) 273-0992

Professor Stephen Powell
Scholarly Interest: International Trade Law, NAFTA, MERCOSUL, and other free trade agreements in America; international dispute resolution; and trade and human rights
Practice Experience: Chief Counsel at the US Dept. of Commerce for trade remedies laws
Phone: (352) 273-0835

Professor Elizabeth Rowe
Scholarly Interest: Trademark, Patent, Trade Secret
Other: Corporate Espionage
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor Sharon Rush
Scholarly Interest: Constitutional Law
Practice Experience: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (DC/NY)
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor Daniel Sokol
Scholarly Interest: Antitrust, Law and Entrepreneurship, Compliance, Comparative and International Business Law and Regulation
Practice Experience: Corporations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Antitrust, Distribution, Regulated Industries in the United States and abroad
Phone: (352) 273-0660

Professor John Stinneford
Scholarly Interest: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Sentencing
Phone: (352) 273-0660