Ashanti King is the Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development at NSU Shepard Broad College of Law. Prior to joining NSU Shepard Broad College of Law, Ms. King litigated first-party property insurance claims as an Associate General Counsel/In-house Counsel for Universal Property & Casualty. She began her career litigating mostly automobile negligence cases as an Associate Attorney with Davis, Giardino & Hrivnak. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General with the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General, Children’s Legal Services Bureau, litigating dependency and termination of parental rights petitions to establish permanency for children who have been abused, abandoned and/or neglected. Additionally, prior to attending law school, Ms. King was a Probate Paralegal for approximately ten years.
Ms. King received her A.S., high honors in Paralegal Studies from Fisher College. She received her B.S. in Legal Studies from University of Hartford, Hartford College for Women, and her J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she served as Symposium Committee Member and Staff Editor of the North Carolina Central Law Review. Ms. King is also in good standing with the North Carolina State Bar.
Ms. King is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, a member of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, a member of the F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association, a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Florida Bar and serves as a committee member of the Women’s Foundation of Florida. She previously served as an Advisory Council Member for American Public University System, School of Security and Global Studies-Legal Studies.