Professor Caussade-Garcia has been a Clinical Instructor at the College of Law since 2006. She teaches and directs the Mediation Clinic, Homelessness and Legal Advocacy Clinic and Housing Clinic, as well as supervise students in the Field Placement program. In addition to experiential courses, Prof. Caussade-Garcia also teaches practical skills courses such as Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiations. Before teaching law, she was a staff attorney with Greater Orlando Area Legal Services and an associate with the firms León, Gillespie & Associates, P.A. and Checchio & Stone, P.A., focusing mainly on family law and bankruptcy. Professor Caussade-Garcia holds a J.D. degree from Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of Puerto Rico.
Professor Cato joined the faculty of Florida A&M University College of Law, in 2005, after serving eight years as a judge and magistrate for the City of Houston, Texas, Municipal Courts. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Cato was an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Houston. Professor Cato’s courses include contracts, family law, and law & film. Professor Professor Cato has coached skills competition teams and has represented the College of Law as a senator on the Faculty Senate. Professor Cato has a J.D. from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law and a B.A. from Loyola University, New Orleans.