Levin College of Law

Meshon Rawls

Master Legal Skills Professor

Mailing Address:
Box #117626 Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-0813


Children's Rights  • Criminal Defense  • 



J.D., University of Florida
B.A., University of Florida

Teaching & Scholarship

Juvenile Law, Children’s Rights

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law faculty in 2006 as Legal Skills Professor and Director of Gator TeamChild, Juvenile Law Clinic.
  • Professional Experience: Assistant Public Defender, 8th Judicial Circuit (1998-2006)
  • Professional Affiliations: Alachua County Juvenile Justice Council; American Bar Association; Florida Bar Association (Public Interest Law Section); Florida Supreme Court Steering Committee on Families and Children in the Court; Josiah T. Walls Bar Association.


Civil Clinic: Full-Representation, Juvenile and Pro Se - LAW 6940
  • Students participate in the conduct of civil legal matters under a scheme of systematic supervision combined with substantial related formal instruction.
Interviewing And Counseling - LAW 6381
  • An examination of theories and skills involved in interviewing clients and witnesses and counseling clients. Readings, videotapes, role plays, and simulations will be used to develop these theories and skills.