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Randolph Braccialarghe

Randolph Braccialarghe
Professor of Law
(954) 262-6169


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1977

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe joined Nova Southeastern University’s law faculty in 1983. He currently teaches Evidence and Professional Responsibility. He has also taught Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Trial Advocacy, and was Co-Director of the Criminal Clinic for 13 years.

After receiving his B.A. (1970) from the University of Michigan and J.D. (1977) from the University of Miami School of Law, Professor Braccialarghe practiced law in Fort Lauderdale, first as an assistant state attorney (1977-1981) and then as a commercial litigator (1981-1983) with English, McCaughan & O’Bryan.

Professor Braccialarghe has taught continuing legal education seminars for lawyers on Ethics, Evidence, and Criminal Law, for U.S. Magistrates on Judicial Ethics, and he has taught at trial training programs for prosecutors, public defenders and civil litigators.

In 2011 Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Professor Braccialarghe to a four-year term as one of Florida’s three Commissioners to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. In 2015 Governor Scott reappointed Professor Braccialarghe to another four-year term and his appointment was confirmed by the Florida Senate in 2016. Professor Braccialarghe currently serves on the ULC’s Criminal Justice Reform Monitoring Committee.

Professor Braccialarghe's Florida Bar activities include:

Code and Rules of Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar

  • 1987-1990

Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committees

  • 1987-1990 - Committee "17-D” - Vice Chairman from 1988
  • 1994-1997 - Committee "17-D” - Vice Chairman and Chairman, 1997
  • 2005-2008 - Committee "17-A" - Vice Chairman and Chairman, 2007-8 

Special Committee on Perjured Testimony

  • 1987-1989

Special Counsel for The Florida Bar in a disbarment proceeding,

  • 1993-1994 The Florida Bar v. Stephen Broudy

Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee

  • 1993-1996, 2003-2009, & 2014 - present - Vice Chair from 2016

Florida Bar Ethics 2000 Review Panel

  • 2001-2002

Special Committee to Review the ABA Model Roles 2002

  • 2002-2005

Criminal Procedure Rules Committee

  • 2008-2014 – Vice Chairman 2012-2014

Expert Witness for the Florida Bar

  • The Florida Bar v. Brian Neiman    2001-2002
  • The Florida Bar v. Daryl Brown      2003

Expert Witness for the Judicial Qualifications Committee

  • The Florida JQC v. Laura Watson   2013-2014 

In addition to consulting and testifying on ethics issues, Professor Braccialarghe represents applicants before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners and lawyers in Florida Bar discipline matters.

Raised in Recife, Brazil, Decatur, Illinois, and Córdoba, Argentina, Professor Braccialarghe has also lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Boston, Massachusetts, and Rome, Italy.

View Selected Works | Curriculum Vitae

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