Gary Kravitz

Gary Kravitz

Professor of Legal Writing and
Director of the Legal Writing Program


Phone: 305.474.2478


St. Thomas University College of Law
Faculty Suite (209)
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054


B.S., University of Florida, with high honors
J.D., University of Florida


Appellate Advocacy
Legal Research & Writing
Litigation Drafting

Gary Kravitz

Gary Kravitz has served as a law clerk for several United States Magistrate judges as well as a state appellate judge. Additionally, he has spent time in private practice, with a concentration on civil and criminal appeals. Professor Kravitz was an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University School of Law from 1996 through 2008, teaching several courses including Advanced Legal Research and Writing, Federal Courts and Criminal Procedure I. In 2008, he joined the full time faculty and currently teaches Legal Research and Writing, Advanced Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy. He also serves as faculty advisor to the St. Thomas Law Review. Professor Kravitz is a member of the Executive Board and past president of the Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter and a former president of the Peter T. Fay American Inn of Court.

Scholarship & Research


Professor Gilbert’s SSRN Page

Books and Book Chapters:


    Appellate Advocacy
    Advanced Legal Writing
    Legal Writing

    News & Activities

    STU Law News

    St. Thomas Immigration Law Students Aid Asylum Seekers in Georgia
    Professor Lauren Gilbert and a team of student volunteers from St. Thomas Law’s Immigration Law Student Association (ILSA) traveled to Lumpkin, Georgia and spent the week working alongside lawyers and staff from the Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative.