Levin College of Law

Faculty Directory

UF Law faculty are legal scholars and teachers whose research, scholarship, practice and experience make them authorities on a wide range of current and historical legal issues. Our faculty directory links to each faculty member's research and contact information. Many faculty are willing to speak with the media on a variety of topics. Explore our directory below, and feel free to contact April Martin at amartin@law.ufl.edu to reach experts for specific requests.

 

Mary Adkins

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Director, Legal Writing & Appellate Advocacy

Master Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy  • Florida Constitutional History  • Legal Writing  • 

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Nathaniel Amdur-Clark

Visiting Assistant Professor

Expertise: Federal Indian Law  • Legislative Advocacy  • 

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Mary Jane Angelo

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University Term Professor

Director, Environmental and Land Use Law Program

Expertise: Agricultural Law  • Environmental Law  • Sustainability  • Water Law  • Wetlands  • 

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Thomas T. Ankersen

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Director, Conservation Clinic

Center for Governmental Responsibility

Expertise: Comparative Law (Latin America)  • Conservation Real Estate Law  • Environmental Law  • International Tax  • Land Use  • Sustainability  • 

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Fletcher N. Baldwin

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Emeritus Professor

Past recipient of the Chesterfield Smith Professorship

Director of The Centre For International Financial Crimes Studies

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Roger D. Blair

Affiliate Professor of Law

Walter J. Matherly Professor

Chair, Department of Economics, Warrington College of Business Administration

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Yariv Brauner

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Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar Chair in Taxation

Professor

Alumni Research Scholar

University of Florida Research Foundation Professor

Expertise: Corporate Tax  • International Economic Law  • International Tax  • Mergers & Acquisitions  • Public International Law  • 

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Seth Brostoff

Reference Librarian & Professor of Legal Research

Expertise: Legal Research  • 

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Karen Burke

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Professor

Richard B. Stephens Eminent Scholar

Expertise: Corporate & Business Tax  • Partnership Tax  • Tax Law  • Tax Policy  • 

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Elizabeth Dale

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University of Florida Research Foundation Professor 2013 - 2015

Professor of Law and Professor of History (Joint Appointment with Department of History)

Expertise: Bill of Rights  • Constitutional Law  • Fourteenth Amendment  • Legal History  • 

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Shamika Dalton

Head of Reference and Instructional Services & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Legal Research  • 

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Robin K. Davis

Director, Institute for Dispute Resolution

Associate Director, Center on Children and Families

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Alternative Dispute Resolution  • Arbitration  • Mediation  • Restorative Justice  • 

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Jeffrey Davis

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Professor

Gerald A. Sohn Research Scholar

Expertise: Bankruptcy  • Commercial Law  • Contracts  • 

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George R. “Bob” Dekle

Director, Criminal Prosecution Clinic

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Master Lecturer

Expertise: Criminal Defense  • Criminal Law  • Criminal Prosecution  • Death Penalty  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility  • Evidence  • Insanity Defense, Mental Health, Capacity to Stand Trial  • Mental Health  • Police Practices  • Sex Offenders  • Sexual Violence  • 

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Larry A. DiMatteo

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Affiliate Professor of Law

Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Warrington College of Business

Expertise: Comparative Law  • Contracts  • European Union  • International Contract Law  • International Sales Law  • Jurisprudence  • 

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Nancy E. Dowd

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Professor

David H. Levin Chair in Family Law

Emeritus Director, Center on Children & Families

Expertise: Constitutional Law  • Critical Race Theory  • Family Law  • Feminist Theory  • Masculinities Theory  • 

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Teresa Drake

Director, Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC)

Visiting Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)  • Intimate Partner Violence  • Mindfulness in the Law  • 

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Mark Fenster

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Professor

University Term Professor

Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Hazouri & Roth Tort Professor

Expertise: Administrative Law  • Federal Administrative Law  • Freedom of Information Act  • Government Information  • Legislation  • Regulatory Takings  • Statutory Interpretation  • 

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Joan D. Flocks

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Director, Social Policy Division Center for Governmental Responsibility

Affiliate Faculty with the Center for Latin American Studies

Expertise: Environmental Justice  • Farmworkers  • Housing  • Migrant Labor  • Poverty Law  • 

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Claire M. Germain

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Associate Dean for Legal Information

Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law

Expertise: Comparative Law  • Europe  • European Union  • Legal Information and Technology  • Legal Research  • 

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Jeffrey T. Grater

Director, Virgil Hawkins Civil Clinics

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Clinical Legal Education  • Family Law  • Interviewing and Counseling  • Mediation  • 

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Richard Hamann

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Associate in Law

Center for Governmental Responsibility

Expertise: Environmental Law  • Water Law  • Wetlands  • 

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William Hamilton

Executive Director of UF Law E-Discovery Project

Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Arbitration  • Civil Procedure  • Commercial Litigation  • Contract Litigation  • Dispute Resolution  • Electronic Discovery  • 

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Jeffrey L Harrison

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Huber C. Hurst Eminent Scholar Chair

Expertise: Antitrust  • Contracts  • Copyright  • Economics  • 

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Monique Haughton Worrell

Director, Criminal Justice Center

Director, Criminal Defense Clinic

Associate Director, Center on Children and Families

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Child Welfare  • Criminal Defense  • Family Law  • Juvenile Justice  • Sexual Abuse  • 

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Mindy Herzfeld

Director, LL.M. in International Tax Program

Professor

Expertise: BEPS  • Border Adjustment Tax  • Corporate Integration  • Cross-Border Transactions  • International Tax Policy  • Tax Law  • U.S. Tax Reform  • 

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Michelle S. Jacobs

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Professor

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Expertise: Campus Climate  • Criminal Law  • Critical Race Theory  • Sexual Violence  • 

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Joan Stearns Johnsen

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Legal Skills Professor

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E. Lea Johnston

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University Term Professor

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Expertise: Bill of Rights  • Campus Climate  • Criminal Law  • Criminal Procedure  • Eighth Amendment  • Mental Health  • Sentencing  • Sexual Violence  • Sixth Amendment  • 

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Shani M. King

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Professor

Director, Center on Children and Families

Expertise: Children's Rights  • Education Law  • Family Law  • Immigration Law  • Juvenile Justice  • Sexual Abuse  • 

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Christine A. Klein

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Chesterfield Smith Professor

University of Florida Research Foundation Professor

Director, LL.M. Program in Environmental & Land Use Law

Expertise: Environmental Law  • Natural Resources  • Property Law  • Water Law  • 

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Georg Kofler

Visiting Professor

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Sarah Lewis

Reference Librarian & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Business & Corporate Law  • Mergers & Acquisitions  • Public Finance  • Securities  • 

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Charlene Luke

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UF Research Foundation Professor (2017-2020)

Expertise: Corporate Tax Law  • Income Tax Law  • Partnership Tax  • 

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Taryn Marks

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Faculty Services Librarian & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Business & Corporate Law  • Foreign and Comparative Law  • International and Transnational Law  • 

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Gail Mathapo

Reference Librarian & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Legal Research  • 

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Timothy McLendon

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Staff Attorney

Center for Governmental Responsibility

Expertise: Bill of Rights  • Constitutional Law  • Florida Constitution  • Fourteenth Amendment  • 

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Martin J. McMahon Jr.

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James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar

Emeritus Professor

Expertise: Corporate & Business Tax  • Federal Income Tax  • Partnership Tax  • Tax Policy  • 

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Steven McNamara

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

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Silvia Menendez

Sr. Legal Skills Professor

Director of Externship Programs

Expertise: Estates & Trusts  • Exempt Organizations  • Legal Document Drafting  • 

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Jon L. Mills

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Professor of Law

Dean Emeritus

Director, Center for Governmental Responsibility

Expertise: Bill of Rights  • Constitutional Law  • Cyber Law  • Executive Powers  • First Amendment  • Florida Constitution  • Florida Sunshine Act  • Fourteenth Amendment  • Latin America  • Legislation  • Presidential Powers  • Privacy  • Social Media  • Statutory Interpretation  • 

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Patricia Morgan

Coordinator of Library Access Services and Publications & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Court Rules and Procedures  • Legal Research  • Library Outreach  • 

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Fred F. Murray

Director of the Graduate Tax Program

Professor of Law

Expertise: Tax Law  • 

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Winston Nagan, FRSA

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Samuel T. Dell Research Scholar Professor of Law

Affiliate Professor of Anthropology

Affiliate Professor of Latin-American Studies

Affiliate Professor African Studies

Expertise: Africa and African Studies  • Human Rights  • International and Transnational Law  • Legal Theory  • 

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Jason P. Nance

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Professor of Law

University Term Professor

Director of the Introduction to Lawyering and the Legal Profession Program

Associate Director for Education Law and Policy, Center on Children and Families

Expertise: Education Law  • Empirical Research  • Legal Education  • Remedies  • Title VI  • Tort Law  • 

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Lars Noah

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Professor of Law

Stephen C. O’Connell Chair

University Term Professor

Expertise: Constitutional Law and Civil Rights  • Medical Technology  • Public Health Law  • S.T.E.M. subjects  • Tort Law  • 

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Kenneth B. Nunn

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Professor of Law

Associate Director, Center on Children and Families

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Expertise: Affirmative Action  • Africa and African Studies  • Bill of Rights  • Campus Climate  • Civil Rights  • Criminal Law  • Criminal Procedure  • Legal Theory  • Race & Race Relations  • Sexual Violence  • Sixth Amendment  • Stand Your Ground Law  • 

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Michael T. Olexa

Professor of Agricultural Law: Food and Resource Economics Department

Director, UF/IFAS Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Law

Affiliate Professor of Law

Expertise: Agricultural Law  • 

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William H. Page

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Professor

Marshall M. Criser Eminent Scholar in Electronic Communications and Adminstrative Law

Expertise: Antitrust Law and Economics  • Class Action Litigation  • Federal Civil Procedure  • 

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Leanne J. Pflaum

Master Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Advocacy  • Appellate Advocacy  • Legal Research  • Legal Writing  • Professionalism  • 

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Rachel Purcell

Information Management Librarian & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Cataloging Services  • Information Management  • Legal Research  • 

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Meshon Rawls

Master Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Children's Rights  • Criminal Defense  • 

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Teresa (Rambo) Reid

Master Legal Skills Professor

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Expertise: Attorney Conduct  • Death Penalty  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility  • Legal Writing  • Professionalism  • 

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Leonard L. Riskin

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Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law

Expertise: Mediation  • Negotiation  • 

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Laura Rosenbury

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Dean and Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law

Affiliate Professor with the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research

Expertise: Abortion and Reproductive Rights  • Children's Rights  • Employment Law  • Estates & Trusts  • Experiential Learning  • Family Law  • Gender and the Law  • Legal Theory  • Property Law  • Sexual Abuse  • Sexual Harassment  • Women, Gender and the Law  • 

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Elizabeth A. Rowe

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Feldman Gale Term Professor in IP Law

Distinguished Teaching Scholar

University Term Professor

Director, Program in Intellectual Property Law

Expertise: Intellectual Property  • Patents  • Trade Secrets  • Trademarks  • 

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Betsy L. Ruff

Master Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy  • Legal Research  • Legal Writing  • 

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Sharon Elizabeth Rush

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Irving Cypen Professor of Law

Associate Director, Center on Children & Families

Co-founder, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations

Expertise: Abortion and Reproductive Rights  • Affirmative Action  • Bill of Rights  • Civil Rights  • Constitutional Law  • Eleventh Amendment  • Federal Courts  • Federalism  • Fourteenth Amendment  • Race & Race Relations  • Section 1983 Suits  • Sexual Harassment  • States Rights  • Supreme Court  • Tenth Amendment  • Title IX  • 

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Katheryn Russell-Brown

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Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law

Director, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Expertise: Campus Climate  • Criminal Law  • Race & Crime  • 

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D. Daniel Sokol

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University of Florida Research Foundation Professor

University Term Professor

Expertise: Antitrust  • Business & Corporate Law  • Compliance  • Economics  • Empirical Research  • Entrepreneurship  • 

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Stacey Steinberg

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Legal Skills Professor

Associate Director, Center on Children and Families

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy  • Child Abuse and Neglect  • Child Welfare  • Children's Privacy  • Children's Rights  • Digital Citizenship  • Family Law  • Juvenile Justice  • Legal Writing  • Sharenting  • Social Media  • 

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Margaret Temple-Smith

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Legal Document Drafting  • 

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Diane A. Tomlinson

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy  • Legal Research  • Legal Writing  • 

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Lee-Ford Tritt

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Professor of Law

Director, Center for Estate Planning

Director, Estate Planning Practice Program

Associate Director, Center on Children and Families

Expertise: Art Law  • Charitable Entities and Charitable Giving  • Estate Planning  • Estates & Trusts  • Federal Transfer Taxes (Estate, Gift and GST)  • Fiduciary Duties  • Legislation  • Marriage Equality  • Probate and Fiduciary Administration  • Statutory Interpretation  • Wills  • 

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Christopher Vallandingham

Head of Collections & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Florida Territorial Law  • Intelligence Law  • Law of Armed Conflict  • Military Law  • 

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Todd Venie

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Associate Director & Professor of Legal Research, Legal Information Center

Expertise: Instruction  • Legal Research  • 

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Henry T. Wihnyk

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Senior Legal Skills Professor

Expertise: Appellate Advocacy  • Legal Research  • Legal Writing  • Tort Law  • 

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Jennifer Zedalis

Director, Trial Practice

Senior Legal Skills Professor

Coordinator, Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender CLE Course

Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

Expertise: Criminal Law  • Evidence  • Mental Health  • Trial Procedure  • 

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