Levin College of Law

Diane A. Tomlinson

Emeritus Legal Skills Professor


Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-0875


Appellate Advocacy  • Legal Research  • 


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