Paige L. Carlos serves as a Legal Research and Writing Instructor at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law.  In this role, she provides instruction on how to perform legal research, how to develop legal analysis and how to write legal documents clearly, concisely and precisely. Professor Carlos has also served as the Academic Planning for Success Advisor at FAMU. In that role she assisted students with course selection and with identifying and remedying academic deficiencies and challenges. Professor Carlos also provides bar exam coaching for FAMU College of Law graduates participating in the Bar Exam Success Training (B.E.S.T.) Program for the July administrations of the bar exam.

Professor Carlos’ research interests include strategies for enhancing Legal Research and Writing, Human Rights, and topics centered in her areas of law practice.  She is a recipient of the Legal Writing Institute (LWI)—Lexis Nexis—Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) 2019 Scholarship Grant and she has presented at an LWI One-Day Workshop and at the 2019 National People of Color (NPOC) Scholarship Conference.

Before joining the law school faculty, Professor Carlos was in private practice litigating cases primarily involving probate and family law.

Professor Carlos graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor from FAMU College of Law where she served as Editor-in-Chief of Law Review.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University.  Professor Carlos is admitted to practice in Florida and the District of Columbia.

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Tuesday: 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Wednesday: 11a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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