Levin College of Law

Seth Katsuya Endo

Assistant Professor of Law

Mailing Address:
Box #117620
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-0701


Professor Endo’s scholarship and teaching primarily focus on civil procedure and professional responsibility. Prior to joining the University of Florida Levin College of Law, he taught in the Lawyering Program at NYU School of Law. His practice experience includes time at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Demos. Professor Endo also clerked for several judges, including the Honorable Rosemary Barkett, then-Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He received his B.A. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from NYU School of Law.


J.D., New York University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2007
B.A., University of Chicago, Law, Letters and Society, with General Honors, 2001


Civil Procedure - LAW 5301
  • Analysis of a civil lawsuit from commencement through trial, including consideration of jurisdiction, venue, pleading, motions, discovery, and joinder of parties and of claims; right to trial by jury, selection and instruction of jury, respective roles of judge, jury, and lawyer; trial and post-trial motions; judgments.
Professional Responsibility And The Legal Profession - LAW 6750
  • Examines role of the individual lawyer and legal profession in contemporary society. Topics include the role of the lawyer as advocate, counselor, and officer of the court; the ethical and moral obligations lawyers owe their clients, other lawyers, courts, and society as derived from general ethical and moral principles and as embodied in model rules of professional conduct and the Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers; and problems encountered in representing particular categories of clients, including individuals, corporations, criminal defendants, and indigents, among others.


  • Contracting for Confidential Discovery, 53 U.C. DAVIS L. REV 1249 (2020).
  • Discovery Hydraulics, 52 U.C. DAVIS L. REV 1317 (2019).  [SSRN]
  • Technological Opacity & Procedural Injustice, 59 B.C. L. REV. 821 (2018). [SSRN]