Levin College of Law

Sabrina Lopez

Senior Lecturer and Senior Legal Skills Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Director of Legal Writing and Drafting

(352) 273-0729


Sabrina Lopez is a Legal Skills Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and teaches Legal Writing, Persuasive Writing, Legal Drafting and various real estate courses. Prior to joining the law school faculty, Professor Lopez previously taught courses covering education governance, teacher education and instructional practices.

Prior to returning to academia, she practiced law for ten years with Greenberg Traurig, P.A. where her practice focused on real estate and condominium law and included complex transactional work associated with high-end commercial and residential developments. Professor Lopez also acted as a legal consultant for Checkers Drive-In Restaurant, Inc. and advised the corporation regarding its real estate and business affairs.

Professor Lopez was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has received three degrees from the University of Florida.


J.D., University of Florida (cum laude)
M.S.Ed., University of Florida (with honors)
B.A., University of Florida (with honors)


  • Legal Drafting
  • Legal Writing
  • Real Estate Transactions


  • It’s Elementary, My Dear Professors: Incorporating K-12 Strategies into the Legal Writing Classroom, 25 Legal Writing: The Journal for the Legal Writing Institute (2021) [SSRN]