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Linda F. Harrison, J.D.

Linda Harrison
Adjunct Professor
Dept. of Justice and Human Services
(954) 262-6190 lindahar@nova.edu

Education

  • J.D. American University
  • B.A. University of North Florida

Professional Interests

Linda F. Harrison, J.D., has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1983. She began her legal career in 1983 as a prosecutor with the 4th Judicial Circuit, Duval County, Florida, where she primarily handled sexual abuse cases and was a Division Chief of that unit. At the same time, she became an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Florida in the College of Business Administration, teaching Business Law I and II and the Legal Environment of Business to undergraduate students, and Employment Discrimination Law to graduate students.

In 1988, she began a full time faculty position with Georgia State University Law School, where she taught Legal Research and Writing at for 11 years. During this same time, she also taught in the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Georgia and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. She also taught Contracts as a faculty member of the Georgia Law School Consortium Fellowship Program – a program founded by the Georgia Supreme Court designed to give minority students an opportunity to matriculate to all the Georgia law schools by qualifying in a conditional summer program.

Harrison left Georgia in 1999 and has been a member of the faculty at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law since. She focuses her teaching in the area of Contracts, Business Entities, Antitrust, and Payment Systems (Negotiable Instruments) law. Since 2005, Prof. harrison has been Associate Dean of the Critical Skills Program, the academic skills and bar preparation program for NSU, while continuing her teaching duties. She has published articles in the area of perjury, and has written two textbooks designed for use by undergraduate business law students.

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