Michael R. MasinterProfessor of Law
EducationB.A., Stanford University, 1968
J.D., Georgetown University, 1973
Professor Masinter joined the Law Center faculty in 1978; he teaches Employment Discrimination Law, Civil Rights Litigation, Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure and Negotiable Instruments. He has also taught Federal Courts, Evidence, Sales, and Antitrust. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Trial Bar for the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Professor Masinter was principal author of the original edition of Federal Practice for Legal Services Attorneys and has served as contributing writer to successive editions. He writes regularly on the rights of students with disabilities in higher education. For the past 12 years, he has chaired the Legal Panel of the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, Inc. and throughout his 35 years as a member of the Florida Bar has specialized in civil rights and civil liberties litigation both before trial courts and the courts of appeals. He lectures regularly for the Florida Bar, the ACLU, the Association on Higher Education and Disability, and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for Section 504 Compliance Handbook, published by Thompson Publishing. Before joining the Law Center faculty, Professor Masinter was Director of Litigation for Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc.