Casey M. Reiter
Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
St. Thomas University College of Law
Faculty Suite (209)
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
B.A., University of Florida
J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center
Legal Research and Writing
Casey M. Reiter
Casey M. Reiter joined St. Thomas University College of Law as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing in 2022. Prior to joining St. Thomas, Casey served as a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law as well as a professor and Department Chair of the legal studies program at Palm Beach State College for many years. She has taught numerous legal courses at various collegiate levels, including Legal Writing and Research, Family Law, Civil Procedure, and Criminal Litigation.
Casey is a licensed Florida attorney who has focused her practice of law on family law and criminal defense related appeals. Casey earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law.
While in law school, Casey was selected to intern as a Certified Legal Intern-prosecutor with the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office through the Nova Southeastern Criminal Justice Clinic. Following law school, she litigated as a private criminal defense attorney in a Fort Lauderdale law firm, advocating for clients from all walks of life facing criminal charges, including felonies, misdemeanors, and appeals. Casey then expanded her legal practice areas to include family law at an AmLaw 200 firm in West Palm Beach, and finally opened her own solo appellate practice.
Casey is heavily involved in the legal community, having served on the Board of Directors as Membership Chair and Public Relations Co-Chair of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter, as the Public Relations Co-Chair, Webinar Co-Chair, and Diversity Project Chair of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers at the State level, as a member of the Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee for the 2016-2019 term, and as a member of the Florida Bar’s Florida Registered Paralegal Eligibility and Compliance Committee for the 2021-2023 term. She was also a founding Associate Member of the Susan Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches.
Current and Recent Courses
Advanced Legal Research & Writing
Legal Analysis, Writing & Research