Diane A. Tomlinson
Emeritus Legal Skills Professor
Diane Tomlinson joined the faculty at the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1996. Before joining the faculty, Professor Tomlinson was in private practice, including the areas of commercial law, property, family law, and appellate advocacy. She has taught at the University of Warsaw in Warsaw, Poland, where she also presented seminars to private practitioners and law students. As a law student, Tomlinson was elected to two terms as Senior Research Editor and Editor in Chief of the Florida Law Review. Her current professional activities include membership on the Executive Board of the James C. Adkins, Jr. Chapter of the American Inns of Court, long serving as Law School Liaison for which she recently received an Outstanding Service Award.
J.D., University of Florida (with honors)
B.S.B.A., University of Florida (high honors)
Teaching and Scholarship
Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy
- University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 1996 as Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy as Assistant Director and instructor. Editor, Florida Law Review (1992).
- Private Practice: Henry L. Gray Jr. (1993-94); solo practice (1994-present).
- Professional Affiliations: The Florida Bar, American Bar Association, American Inns of Court, Eighth Judicial Bar Association, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Legal Writing Institute, Order of the Coif, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Golden Key, Phi Theta Kappa, Financial Management Association, Florida Blue Key.