To succeed, every institution of higher education needs a broad base of supporters. Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is no exception, counting as one of its strongest group of supporters the Board of Visitors. This august group of law school alumni, business, legal, governmental, education and community leaders serves as an advisory board to help the law school fulfill its goals and objectives. As ambassadors and advocates for the College of Law, the Board of Visitors works to increase awareness of the law school’s mission and programs; assist in the development of strategies to enhance the financial and other resources the law school; help maintain a link between the College of Law and the Florida legal community and develop mechanisms for the interchange of ideas between the College and the legal profession; and advise the College in support of improvements in the areas of student recruitment, retention, career counseling and placement.
College of Law Board of Visitors
Honorable Faye Allen, County Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit
Vernice Atkins-Bradley, President & CEO, Votum Construction LLC
Darryl Bloodworth, Shareholder Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A.
Rev. Randolph Bracy, Professor Emeritus, Bethune-Cookman University
Honorable Theotis Bronson (Ret.), Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit
Michael Broussard, Managing Partner, Broussard & Cullen, P.A
Patrick Christiansen, Shareholder, Akerman Senterfitt Attorneys At Law
Mayor Buddy Dyer, City of Orlando
Margaret Giacalone, Deputy Chief Counsel, Walt Disney World Resort
Linda Landman Gonzalez, Vice President of Philanthropy & Multicultural Insights, Orlando Magic
Honorable Hubert L. Grimes (Ret.), Circuit Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit
LaVonne Harmon, Attorney, Kerbin & Kerbin, PA
Charles Hawkins, II, Attorney
Daniel Holsenbeck, Vice President, Government Relations, University of Central Florida
C. William Jennings, FAMU Board of Trustees
David Jones, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Andrew Jones, Attorney, John Edward Jones, P.A.
Honorable John E. Jordan, Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit
Senator Arthenia Joyner, Florida Senate
Frederick Leonhardt, Chairman of Policy Board, GrayRobinson, P.A.
Reginald McGill, Director, Constituent Services, City of Orlando
Opal McKinney-Williams, Shareholder, Ausley & McMullen, P.A.
Rick Mitchell, Shareholder, GrayRobinson, P.A.
Honorable Belvin Perry, Jr., Chief Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit (Ret.)
Nicholas Pope, Managing Partner Emeritus, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, PA
Shawn Robinson, Campus President, Hillsborough Community College – Ybor City
Ronald O. Rogers, President, Ronald O. Rogers and Associates, LLC
Evett L. Simmons, Shareholder, Greenspoon Marder
Paul Snead, Past President, 100 Black Men of Orlando
Jacob Stuart, President, Central Florida Partnership
Albert Tellechea, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Honorable Emerson Thompson, Senior Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit
Wilhelmina Tribble, Wilhelmina Tribble, Founder & CEO, Lowe Tribble & Associates
Roberta Walton, Attorney, Voight Attorneys at Law
Coleman Watson, Associate, Baker Hostetler LLP
Honorable Reginald Whitehead, Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit
Jéan Wilson, Co-Managing Partner, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Carlos Woody, Deputy General Counsel, Orlando Utilities Commission
Tad Yates, Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P.A.