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Lawrence S. Krieger Lawrence S. Krieger
Clinical Professor
Director of Clinical Externship Programs

Florida State University
College of Law
B.K. Roberts Hall, Room 338
Phone: 850.644.7262
Fax: 850.645.9913
lkrieger@law.fsu.edu

Professor Krieger focuses on the criminal justice and appellate externships, and teaches the Criminal Practice Clinic course.  He was a litigator for more than 11 years, first as a state prosecutor and ultimately as Chief Trial Counsel for the Florida Comptroller, overseeing securities and mortgage fraud litigation throughout Florida.  His experience includes criminal, administrative, civil, and bankruptcy cases.  He also specializes in lawyer and law student well-being and life satisfaction, conducting empirical research and speaking frequently on these topics.  He enjoys the outdoors, particularly motorcycling, hiking, and camping in the mountains when possible.

Sally C. Gertz
Clinical Professor
Florida State University
College of Law
Rotunda, Room 208A
Phone: 850.644.2020
Fax: 850.645.9913
sgertz@law.fsu.edu

Professor Gertz supervises the judicial clerk, civil, and international externship programs and teaches Civil Pretrial Practice. Before joining the faculty, she presided over labor disputes, civil service appeals, and whistleblower cases as a Commissioner on Florida’s Public Employees Relations Commission. She also practiced law as in-house counsel to a statewide educational employees’ union. When she is not working, her hobbies include learning Hebrew and watching UConn women’s basketball.

Lauren Manders
Program Associate
Florida State University
College of Law
Rotunda, Room 208
Phone: 850.644.1432
Fax: 850.645.9913
lmanders@law.fsu.edu

A 2012 graduate of Florida State with a degree in Criminology, Ms. Manders provides administrative support to the clinical faculty, and acts as a liaison for current and prospective externs. She is a food truck enthusiast and enjoys cycling and running.