- J.D., University of Florida, 2003
Marilyn L. Uzdavines, J.D., is a Professor of Law at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. She primarily teaches in the area of health care practice and regulation. She teaches J.D. courses in Health Care Compliance, Health Care Organizations, Regulations, and Access, Real Estate Transactions, and other health-related courses. She also teaches Pharmaceutical Law, Legal Perspectives in Health Care Ethics, and Regulatory Compliance in the Nova Southeastern University online Master of Science in Health Law program. Her scholarship explores the regulation of developing areas of medical practice. Professor Uzdavines has spoken at numerous national academic conferences throughout the United States, including the Society of American Law Teacher’s Conference and the Health Law Professors Conference.
Professor Uzdavines graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Florida and magna cum laude with her law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. In law school, she served as Symposium Editor on the Florida Law Review, and was named a member of the Order of the Coif. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judge Susan Bucklew in the Middle District of Florida. After law school, she joined the international firm of Holland & Knight, LLC in Tampa, Florida where she practiced corporate law. She later opened the firm, Uzdavines Law Group, P.A. in Clearwater, Florida where she practiced transactional law.
Prior to joining the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law faculty, Professor Uzdavines spent one year as a visiting professor at Stetson College of Law. At Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, she has served as faculty co-advisor for the Hispanic Law Student Association and the PULSE! Health Law Student Association. Additionally, she served on the Masters of Science Online Curriculum Task Force and the College of Law’s Governance Committee. She is a member of the Florida Bar and a member of the Florida Bar Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.
Areas of Interest
- Health Law
- Real Estate
- Real Property