Levin College of Law

Monique Haughton Worrell

Director, Criminal Justice Center
Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
Associate Director, Center on Children and Families
Senior Legal Skills Professor

Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-0800



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

Teaching and Scholarship

Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
Criminal Litigation Course

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 2002 as Legal Skills Professor and Supervising Attorney in the Child Welfare Clinic, developed and implemented Juvenile Justice Course 2005, and Criminal Litigation Course 2009.
  • Prior Educational Positions: Adjunct Professor (Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice) at Florida Metropolitan University.
  • Professional Experience: 2001-2006 Sole Practitioner (Criminal Defense, Family and Immigration Law), 1999-2001 Assistant Public Defender, Orange County Florida, 1998 Judicial Law Intern, United States Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review
  • Professional Associations: Florida Bar (Criminal Law Section), Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Association of Law Schools, Clinical Legal Education Section


Criminal Clinic – Defender - LAW 6942
Criminal Clinic Lab – Defender - LAW 6942
Criminal Litigation - LAW 6107
  • The objective of this course is to develop students’ legal skills by guiding them through several of the major steps involved in criminal litigation. Criminal Litigation will be offered as a three credit course and will meet once a week for three hours.