Nicola Boothe-Perry

Associate Professor
Phone: 407-254-3229
Email: nicky.bootheperry@famu.edu

Nicola Boothe-PerryProfessor Boothe-Perry is a tenured Associate Professor at the Florida A&M University College of Law where she teaches Torts, Professional Responsibility, the Guardian Ad Litem Clinic, and Florida Practice.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and went on to graduate cum laude from Florida State University College of Law where she was Secretary for the Moot Court Team, Secretary for Phi Alpha Delta, and a Hogan Scholarship recipient.  She worked as a defense litigator for ten years before joining the FAMU College of Law Faculty. Professor Boothe-Perry is a member of the Order of Barristers and has earned numerous awards from the Florida and Orange County Bar Associations for pro bono work in the Central Florida community.

 Professor Boothe-Perry focuses her scholarship on issues of professionalism and ethics in the legal profession.  Recognized as a leader in the field, she is a Fellow for the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism.  Her articles have appeared in the University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy, Nebraska Law Review, New Mexico Law Review, American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law and Loyola University Law Review. She has served as a speaker, panelist and commentator at a number of national conferences.  She is a member of the Florida Supreme Court Special Committee on Professionalism, the Florida Bar Professionalism Committee, the Orange County Bar Association Professionalism Committee, The American Bar Association Civil Rights Litigation Committee, and is a certified lecturer with the Department of Insurance.   



Office Hours: Assistant :
     Mondays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Shama Grimmage      
     Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Office: 407-254-4000 
     Fridays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  shama.grimmage@famu.edu


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Publications by Professor Boothe-Perry:

    1. “Friends of Justice – Does Social Media Impact the Public Perception of the Justice System?” ____ Pace L. Rev.  ______ (forthcoming Fall 2014).
    2.  "The 'Friend'ly Lawyer:  The Implications of Attorney Use of Social Networking During Litigation.", 24 U. Fla. Journal Law & Public Policy 127 (2013).
    3. No Laughing Matter: The Intersection of Legal Malpractice and Professionalism.  21 Am. U. J. Gender, Soc. Pol’y & L. 1 (2012).
    4. Standard Lawyer Behavior:  Professionalism As An Essential Standard for ABA Accreditation.  42 New Mexico L.Rev. 33 (2012).
    5. Enforcement of Law Schools’ Non-Academic Codes:  A Necessary Step Towards Professionalism?  89 Neb.L.Rev. 635 (2011).
    6. Professionalism’s Triple E Query:  Is Legal Academia Enhancing, Eluding or Evading Professionalism? 55 Loyola L. Rev. 517 (2009).
    7. Professionalism & Academia, The Professional, Volume X1, No.1 (Summer 2010).