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.

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Celia Westbrook
Office: (407) 254 3234

Courses taught by Professor Cato:

  • Contracts I
  • Contracts II
  • Family Law
  • Law and Film


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