Levin College of Law

Seth Brostoff

Reference Librarian & Professor of Legal Research

Expertise

Legal Research  • 

About

Seth Brostoff joined the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law’s Legal Information Center in 2017 as Reference Librarian & Professor of Legal Research. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law where he was an articles editor for the Virginia Tax Review and features editor for the Virginia Law Weekly. He previously practiced bankruptcy and corporate law in Delaware.

Education

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
M.Litt., University of St Andrews (awarded with distinction)
B.A., University of Pennsylvania (magna cum laude)

Teaching and Scholarship

Legal Research

Professional Activities

Professional Affiliations: American Association of Law Libraries, Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, District of Columbia Bar (active), Delaware Bar (inactive)

Courses

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.