Robert Scavone Jr.
B.A., Florida Atlantic University
J.D., Florida International University College of Law
Robert Scavone Jr. earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Florida Atlantic University in 2007. He was awarded his J.D., cum laude, from FIU Law in 2012, where he graduated in the top 15% of his class. An evening student at FIU Law, Scavone Jr., served as President of the Student Bar Association during his final year and was awarded the ALI-ABA Scholarship & Leadership Award, as well as the G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Scholarship.
At FIU Law, Scavone Jr. worked as a research assistant to Professor Elizabeth Price Foley and was a teaching assistant to Professor Marci A. Rosenthal, in Legal Skills & Values II. He interned at the Florida Supreme Court for the Honorable Ricky Polston as part of the Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students, interned for the Honorable Adalberto José Jordan (then U.S. District, now U.S. Circuit Judge) at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and worked as a Certified Legal Intern at the Office of the State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, Broward County Florida.
Scavone Jr. is an adjunct professor at FIU Law. He co-teaches Federal Courts with Judge Jordan and teaches the evening section of the Academic Excellence Program. He previously taught Constitutional Law at Florida International University in the School of International and Public Affairs. Scavone Jr. currently serves as President of the FIU Law Alumni Association and is admitted to practice law in Florida. Scavone Jr. will begin a pair of judicial clerkships in September of 2013, first with the Honorable Barbara Lagoa on Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal, and then with Judge Jordan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.