Levin College of Law

Patricia Thomson

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Mailing Address:
Box #117624 Gainesville FL 32611

(352) 273-0875


Appellate Advocacy  • Legal Research  • Legal Writing  • 



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

Teaching and Scholarship

Legal Research and Writing, Appellate Advocacy


Appellate Advocacy - LAW 5793
  • As a continuation of LAW 5792, a factual situation is presented to the student by means of a hypothetical appellate record. The record is the basis for the preparation of an appellate brief and oral arguments.
Legal Writing - LAW 5792
  • First half of a two-part course, both required for graduation. Includes emphasis on written legal analysis and preparation of predictive legal memoranda.