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Judith R. Karp

Judith Karp
Professor Emerita of Law


  • J.D., University of Miami, 1986

Judith Karp is a Professor of Law and has been a faculty member since 1997. Her teaching responsibilities include professional responsibility, agency, and various transactional and litigation skills courses. Professor Karp currently serves as the Director of the Shepard Broad College of Law Civil Field Placement Clinic. She previously served as the Director of the Lawyering Skills and Values (LSV) program and as the Director of the Master of Science in Employment Law program. Her scholarship and presentations have focused on lawyering skills, critical reading and online learning.

In 1986, Professor Karp obtained her law degree from University of Miami, where she served as the Research Editor of the Inter-American Law Review. Before joining the faculty at Shepard Broad Law Center, she worked as a judicial central staff attorney at the Fourth District Court of Appeal of Florida and practiced as a civil litigation, commercial and appellate attorney in Florida. She has previously served as a member of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee and the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism.

Areas of Interest

  • Legal Ethics and Professionalism
  • Lawyering Skills
  • Critical Reading

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