Levin College of Law

Gia Arney

Professor of Legal Research
Tax Legal Research Specialist


Mailing Address:
PO Box 117628

(352) 273-0719


Estates & Trusts  • Legal Research  • Tax Law  • 


Gia Arney is the Tax Legal Research Specialist & Professor of Legal Research at the Legal Information Center at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. Prior to joining UF, she was a law librarian at George Washington University Law School and at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Ms. Arney practiced in the areas of estate planning, federal estate and gift tax, and probate law in South Florida for 10 years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, her J.D. (magna cum laude) from St. Thomas University School of Law, her LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami and her master’s degree in library science from The Catholic University of America.


M.S.L.I.S., The Catholic University of America
LL.M., University of Miami
J.D., St. Thomas University (magna cum laude)
M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University
B.S., University of Florida

Teaching and Scholarship 

Legal Research

Professional Activities 

American Association of Law Libraries
American Bar Association
Florida Bar Association


Legal Research - LAW 5803
  • This course introduces students to basic principles of researching statutory and case law at both federal and state levels. Students learn how to locate relevant statutes and case law using both electronic and print formats, including the use of indexes and secondary legal materials such as encyclopedias and treatises.