Natalie Tuttle

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Title/Position

Associate Professor of Professional Skills

Department

Faculty
Legal Clinics & Faculty

E-mail Address

Phone Number

(904) 680-7644

Room

255

Building

Baypine

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining the Florida Coastal faculty in 2006 as a full time professor, Natalie Tuttle taught at Florida Coastal as an Adjunct Professor from 1996-1999 and from 2005-2006. Mrs. Tuttle has taught Lawyering Process I and II, and upper-level writing classes, Family Law related classes, Civil Procedure related classes, Trial Practice and Appellate Practice. Mrs. Tuttle also served as Florida Coastal School of Law's faculty advisor to the Moot Court Team and the Trial Competition Team during both teams' inception. Prior to becoming an Adjunct Professor, Mrs. Tuttle was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Douglas B. Shivers and Larry G. Smith at the First District Court of Appeal, Tallahassee, Florida While serving as an Adjunct Professor and the years between, Mrs. Tuttle continued to practice in the area of complex commercial litigation, actively litigating cases in both Federal and State Courts. Mrs. Tuttle's has also practiced in the area of Family Law. Most notable, Mrs. Tuttle, in association with the firm of Cooper, Ridge & Lantinberg, P.A., represented the Chairman of the Board of WorldCom in the WorldCom Securities Class Action pending in the Southern District of New York as well as other related state cases pending across the nation, with claims in the billions. Mrs. Tuttle is a Certified Family, Appellate, and County Mediator and has conducted over 500 mediations in Northeast Florida. Mrs. Tuttle also serves as a Custody Evaluator/Social Investigator for the Fourth Judicial Circuit and surrounding circuits.  She has performed over 100 evaluations and has appeared as an expert in State Court.  Mrs. Tuttle is currently the professor/supervising attorney of the Family Law in-house clinic.

EXPERTISE

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Family Law
  • Appellate Practice

EDUCATION

  • J.D with Honors, Florida State University 1995
  • B.S. in Political Science/Mathematics Minor, Florida State University, 1992

TEACHING & SCHOLARSHIP

  • Lawyering Process I and II
  • Judicial Writing
  • Persuasive Legal Writing
  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Motion Practice
  • Family Law
  • Florida Divorce Practice & Procedure
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Appellate Practitioner's Clinic
  • Family Law Clinic

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Florida Supreme Court
  • Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Fourth Judicial Circuit Custody Evaluator

PUBLICATIONS

Madison: The Advocate, (The Federalist Papers), Florida State University, Special Collections Library.