Before joining the St. Thomas Law faculty, Dean Fonseca-Nader served as career clerk to The Honorable David L. Levy and, later, to The Honorable Barbara Lagoa, at the Third District Court of Appeal. She has extensive experience in civil litigation support and appellate practice. After graduating from law school, she joined Bunnell, Woulfe, Kirschbaum, Keller, McIntyre as an associate, working directly under the firm’s Appellate Division partner. Later in her career, she joined Black Srebnick Kornspan & Stumpf as Special Counsel.
Dean Fonseca-Nader has taught Legal Research and Writing, Advanced Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Art of Lawyering. She currently teaches a Senior Seminar, Moral Dilemmas.
Dean Fonseca-Nader has served on many LSAC and Pre-Law Association Committees and Panels.