Timothy Arcaro

Timothy Arcaro

Associate Dean for AAMPLE and Online Programs & Professor of Law


B.S., Pennsylvania State University,
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School,

A graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, professor Arcaro is admitted to the Florida and Pennsylvania bars, and to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Professor Arcaro has been a member of the Law Center faculty since 1994. After serving as a clinical instructor in the Civil Law Clinic, he was appointed Director of the Children and Family Law Clinic in 1998. He became the Director of the Master of Science in Health Law Program in 2003, and served in that capacity until being appointed Director of the Master of Science in Education Law Program in 2005. Professor Arcaro teaches both online and on-site courses, including Administrative Law, Professional Responsibility, International Human Rights, and Immigration Law. Among the clinical courses he teaches are Advanced Family Law; Advanced Lawyering Skills and Values; and Children and Family Clinical Placement. At the invitation of local, national and international associations, professor Arcaro has lectured extensively on professional responsibility, domestic violence, child advocacy, and developing clinical legal education programs. In addition to memberships in local, state and national bar associations, professor Arcaro also maintains professional memberships in numerous legal, clinical and educational associations, such as the Education Law Association, International Society for Technology in Education, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Legal Education section. He has served on the Florida Legal Aid Corporation’s Executive Board of Directors, the [Florida] Governor’s Task Force on Domestic Violence, and the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Legal Clearinghouse. Professor Arcaro has received many awards in recognition of his service to both colleagues and the community, among them: the 2007 Faculty Professionalism Award from the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism; Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, from the Broward County Guardian Ad Litem Program; Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year, from the Broward Legal Aid Service, Inc.; and Pro Bono Recognition from the Broward Lawyers Care (Broward County Bar Association).

Areas of Interest

  • Administrative Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Marital Law
  • Online Programs
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Teaching in an online Environment

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