Richard A. Matasar

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Richard Matasar, former dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law and Associate Dean at the University of Iowa, became dean of the University of Florida College of Law in 1996. As Matasar’s term began, the growth in faculty and students was beginning to outstrip the facilities of Holland and Bruton-Geer halls, and the library’s holdings […]

Frank T. Read

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Frank Read came to the University of Florida after serving as law professor at Duke University and the University of Tulsa as well as dean of the Indiana University School of Law. During his term as dean of UF’s law school, Read was able to increase quality improvement funding from the Florida Legislature, including the […]

Jeffrey Lewis

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A graduate of the Duke University School of Law and a member of the law school faculty since 1972, Jeffrey Lewis was named dean of the University of Florida College of Law in 1988. During his eight year-tenure, Lewis strengthened the law school’s ties with the legal community, serving on the Florida Bar’s Committee on […]

Roy Hunt

Twice in his career at UF, Professor E. L. Roy Hunt saw the law school through crucial transitions by serving as acting dean. In Fall 1970, he stepped in as the school searched for someone to replace long-serving Dean Frank Maloney. In March, 1980, he served as acting dean after Dean Joseph Julin stepped down […]

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Education J.D., Columbia University B.S., Regent’s College, University of the State of New York Diploma Superiore, Universita per Stranieri (Perugia, Italy) Teaching and Scholarship Adoption, Child Welfare Law, Children’s Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law, The Supreme Court and The Family, and Child/Parent and State. Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined faculty in 2001 as David […]

David Richardson

Education B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute LL.B., Columbia University LL.M., New York University Teaching and Scholarship Taxation Professional Activities University of Florida faculty since 1984, Director of the Graduate Tax Program, 1985-88; Editor of Florida Tax Review, 1992-94. Visiting Professor, Peking University, China. Former Chair, Florida Bar Tax Section and Tax Certification Committees. Fellow, American College […]

Mary Poe Twitchell

Education B.A., Hollins College M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill J.D., University of Florida LL.M., Yale Law School Teaching and Scholarship Civil Procedure, Federal Practice Professional Activities University of Florida faculty since 1982. Former Associate, Dell, Graham, Willcox, Barber, Ryals, Henderson & Monaco, Gainesville, Florida, 1978-81. Visiting Professor, University of Michigan. Chair, Association of […]

Walter Probert

Education B.S., J.D., University of Oregon J.S.D., Yale University Teaching and Scholarship Torts, Jurisprudence Professional Activities University of Florida faculty since 1959. Faculty member, Western Reserve University, 1953-59. Visiting Professor: Northwestern University; University of Denver; University of Washington; University of Texas. Former Director, National Science Foundation Law & Social Science Program. Past Chair, Association of […]

James R. Pierce

Education B.A., J.D., University of Florida Teaching and Scholarship Trial Practice, Trial Advocacy, Evidence, Criminal Clinic Professional Activities University of Florida faculty since 1968; Founder and former Director of the UF Law Clinics. Visiting Professor, Monash University, Australia. Former 1st Assistant Public Defender, 8th Judicial Circuit. Former Partner, Green & Pierce, Gainesville. Former Associate, Fagan, […]

Robert Moberly

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Education B.S., J.D., University of Wisconsin Teaching and Scholarship Labor Law, Negotiation, Mediation, Collective Bargaining & Arbitration Professional Activities University of Florida faculty since 1977. Faculty member, University of Tennessee 1973-77. Visiting Professor: University of Louvain, Belgium; University of Illinois; Polish Academy of Sciences. Formerly in private practice, Milwaukee. Former Arbitrator, Mediator & Trial Examiner, […]