Joan Stearns Johnsen

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Joan Stearns Johnsen is a skills professor specializing in areas related to alternative dispute resolution. Professor Johnsen has been mediating and arbitrating large complex commercial cases primarily in the areas of securities, general corporate, and employment law for over twenty years. Professor Johnsen is on the arbitration and mediation panels of the American Arbitration Association […]

Stephanie Bornstein

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Professor Stephanie Bornstein teaches and writes in the areas of employment law, employment discrimination, work and the family, and civil procedure. Her scholarship focuses on creative legal and administrative strategies to reduce structural inequality in the workplace and ensure access to justice in civil litigation. Bornstein’s work has been cited in enforcement efforts by the […]

Fletcher N. Baldwin


Education LL.M., Yale University LL.M., University of Illinois J.D., University of Georgia (cum laude) B.A., University of Georgia Teaching and Scholarship Constitutional Law, Political & Civil Rights, Criminal Procedure, International Financial Crimes Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 1962 as Assistant Professor. Named Associate Professor (1965), Professor (1968). Chesterfield Smith Professor […]

Thomas T. Ankersen

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Professor Ankersen directs the University of Florida Conservation Clinic, the experiential learning arm of the College’s Environmental and Land Use Law Program. Ankersen also directs the College’s Costa Rica Program. He practices domestic, international and comparative environmental law with an emphasis on Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Internationally he has worked and/or taught in […]

Mary Jane Angelo

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Mary Jane Angelo is a Professor of Law, Director of the Environmental and Land Use Law Program, , and Alumni Research Scholar at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She is also Affiliate Faculty in both the University of Florida School of Natural Resources and Water Institute. Professor Angelo has published extensively on […]

Mary Adkins

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Professor Adkins has researched the history of the 1968 Florida Constitution and its revisions and has a book on the subject forthcoming in 2016, “Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New Constitution.” She has presented her Florida Constitution research at the University of South Florida and the University of Florida as […]

Ben Fernandez

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Professor Fernandez has twenty-five years experience representing financial institutions, government housing finance agencies, non-profit corporations, home buyers and sellers, and other clients in commercial and residential mortgage loan closings, affordable housing finance transactions, and residential real estate developments. He had his own practice in Plymouth, Massachusetts for ten years. Before that, he practiced law in […]

Laura Rosenbury


UF Law Dean Laura A. Rosenbury, the Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law, is an internationally renowned family law scholar. Her research and teaching analyze how law and social norms shape private relationships in the contexts of family law, employment discrimination law, and property law. As co-author of the leading Feminist Jurisprudence casebook, Rosenbury […]

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Education J.D., Columbia University B.S., Regent’s College, University of the State of New York Diploma Superiore, Universita per Stranieri (Perugia, Italy) Teaching and Scholarship Adoption, Child Welfare Law, Children’s Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law, The Supreme Court and The Family, and Child/Parent and State. Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined faculty in 2001 as David […]

David Richardson

Education B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute LL.B., Columbia University LL.M., New York University Teaching and Scholarship Taxation Professional Activities University of Florida faculty since 1984, Director of the Graduate Tax Program, 1985-88; Editor of Florida Tax Review, 1992-94. Visiting Professor, Peking University, China. Former Chair, Florida Bar Tax Section and Tax Certification Committees. Fellow, American College […]