Broward County Judge Louis H. Schiff (HUSL 1980) and MH Adjunct Professor teaching Law and the Business of Baseball has been appointed the Associate Dean of the Florida Judicial College by the Florida Court Education Committee of the Florida Supreme Court for a three year deanship starting in 2021. He will continue to preside in civil and criminal trial divisions of the Court during his tenue as associate dean.
The Florida Judicial College is responsible for teaching new judges during their first year of judicial service following selection to the bench a comprehensive curriculum which includes:
- A comprehensive orientation program, including an in-depth trial skills workshop, a mock trial experience and other classes.
- Intensive substantive law courses, incorporating education for both new trial judges and those who are switching divisions.
- A separate program designed especially for new appellate judges.
- A mentor program providing new trial court judges regular one-to-one guidance from experienced judges.
Class of 1980