Eunice Caussade-García

Eunice M Caussade

College Of Law - Instruction


Office Hours

College of Law Room 183P by appointment.

Program Assistant is Monica Delacruz, Phone:  (407) 254-4035,

Current Semester Schedule

LAW 6947 Field Placement - (Fridays) January 12, February 9, March 1, and April 12, 2024
LAW 6946 Mediation Clinic - F. 1:30 p.m. -3:20 p.m.

About Me

Associate Instructor Eunice Caussade-García has taught in the Legal Clinic and Field Placement Program at the College of Law since 2006. She teaches and directs the Mediation Clinic, Homelessness and Legal Advocacy Clinic and Housing Clinic, as well supervises students in the Field Placement program. In addition to experiential courses, Prof. Caussade-García also teaches practical skills courses such as Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiations. Before teaching law, she was a staff attorney with Greater Orlando Area Legal Services, Inc. and an associate with the firms León, Gillespie & Associates, P.A. and Checchio & Stone, P.A., focusing mainly on family law and bankruptcy. Professor Caussade-García holds a J.D. degree from Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law, a B.A. degree from the University of Puerto Rico, and is a Florida Supreme Court certified County and Family Mediator.

Areas of Interest

  • Public Interest Law
  • Family Law
  • Housing Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Juris Doctor
    Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico - 1997
  • B.A. in History
    Universidad De Puerto Rico - 1992

Work History

  • Associate Instructor - August 2022 - Present
    Florida A&M University College of Law, Orlando, FL

  • Instructor - October 2009 - August 2022
    Florida A&M University College of Law, Orlando, FL

  • Visiting Instructor - August 2006 - October 2009
    Florida A&M University College of Law, Orlando, FL

  • Associate Attorney - May 2005- August 2006
    Checchio & Stone, P.A., Kissimmee, FL

  • Associate Attorney - May 2002 – April 2005
    León, Gillespie & Assoc., P.A., Kissimmee, FL

  • Staff Attorney - May 1999- April 2002
    Greater Orlando Area Legal Services, INC. (GOALS), Orlando, FL

  • 1994-1997 Department of Consumer Affairs (DACO), San Juan, P.R.
    Inspector – False Advertisement Unit, May 1994 - May 1995
    Administrative Assistant to Legal Affairs Secretary, May 1995-December 1996
    Administrative Law Judge (Hearing Officer), December 1996 – September 1997

Academic Accomplishments

  •  Prof. Caussade-García has completed the Florida Dispute Resolution Center's 40-hour training required to become a Florida Supreme Court Circuit Certified mediator and expects to attain certification in 2024.


Courses Taught At FAMU

  •  Law 6946 Mediation Clinic
  • Law 6947 Field Placement
  • Law 6985 Homelessness & Advocacy Clinic
  • Law 6942 Housing Clinic
  • Law 6388 Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation

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