William Hamilton

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William Hamilton is an electronic discovery expert. Prior to joining the faculty served as the electronic discovery partner for his national law firm. Mr. Hamilton has taught electronic discovery at the University of Florida for the past decade and is the co-author of the LexisNexis Practice Guide Florida e-Discovery and Evidence and co-author of A […]

Adam Smith

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Professor Smith teaches Individual Income Tax, Corporate Tax, and Federal Tax Research. Before joining the UF Law faculty, Professor Smith worked for the I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel, where he represented the Commissioner in various Tax Court proceedings and advised the I.R.S. on procedural and substantive tax matters. Professor Smith is also a C.P.A., with […]

Rachel Purcell


Education J.D., Stetson University College of Law M.L.I.S., University of South Florida B.A., Flagler College (magna cum laude) Teaching and Scholarship Legal Research Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined the Legal Information Center in 2016 as Information Management Librarian Previous Librarian Experience: Stearns, Weaver, Miller P.A. (law librarian in 2015); Everlove & Associates (2013-2015); Florida […]

Avery Le


Education J.D., University of Florida M.L.I.S., Florida State University B.A., University of Southern California Teaching and Scholarship Legal Research, Technology in Libraries Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 2014 as Reference Librarian; manages the UF Law Repository Previous Experience: Emerging Technologies and Repository Librarian, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center […]

Todd Venie


Education J.D., Ohio State University M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A., Indiana University Teaching and Scholarship Legal Research Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined the Legal Information Center in 2013 as Head of Research and Instruction Previous Librarian Experience: Reference Librarian at Georgetown University Law Library (2008-2013) Legal Experience: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Fairfield County, Ohio Professional […]

Patricia Morgan


Patricia Morgan is Head of Access Services & Outreach, supervising the Circulation Department, Interlibrary Loan, Stacks Management, and Government Documents. She performs reference/research services for faculty, students, and the public. Morgan teach first-year Legal Research and Advanced Legal Research. She provides support and assistance to the Alachua County Public Library in its role as the […]

Shamika Dalton


Education J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law M.L.S., North Carolina Central University B.S.W., North Carolina Central University

Taryn Marks


EDUCATION J.D., Duke University School of Law M.L.S., University of Washington B.A., University of Denver PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Judith M. Wright Fellow at University of Chicago Law School 2014 Joined LIC as Assistant Librarian in 2014 Southeastern Chapter American Association of Law Libraries American Association of Law Libraries Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section member Foreign, Comparative […]

Christopher Vallandingham

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Education J.D., University of Florida M.S., Florida State University B.A., University of South Florida Teaching and Scholarship Legal Research Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined the Legal Information Center in 2001 as Assistant University Librarian; Associate University Librarian with tenure since July 2008; Head of Collections, since 2013; Head of Instruction, 2012-2013 Other Work Experience: United States Army Reserve, […]

Richard A. Matasar

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Richard Matasar, former dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law and Associate Dean at the University of Iowa, became dean of the University of Florida College of Law in 1996. As Matasar’s term began, the growth in faculty and students was beginning to outstrip the facilities of Holland and Bruton-Geer halls, and the library’s holdings […]