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Larry S. Davis

Adjunct Professor of Law

B.S., Florida Atlantic University, 1971
M.S., Nova University, 1978
J.D., Nova University Center of Law, 1984

Larry S. Davis began his professional service as a social worker for the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services at South Florida State Hospital from 1972-1976. In 1976 he began serving as a liaison between the Hospital’s forensic unit and the Circuit Courts of Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. Mr. Davis went on to work under then Sheriff Robert Butterworth to develop the forensic psychiatric unit of the Broward County Jail. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Davis served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, and in 1988 he began is own practice, specializing in all aspects of criminal defense. He has also served as Counsel for the City of Hollywood Police Department, South Florida State Hospital, the Broward County Clerk of Court, The Broward County Jail, and Kids In Distress, Inc. As an active member in many associations, Mr. Davis is also a charter member of the Steven R. Booher chapter of the American Inns of Court. Mr. Davis comes to St. Thomas with other teaching experience at the Broward County Criminal Justice Institute and Nova Southeastern University, where he taught trial advocacy techniques. He has also served as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit since 1989.