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College of Law

Florida State University


Class of 1988

Congratulations to the following alumni on their accomplishments! You can submit a class note online.
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Jose J. ArrojoJose J. Arrojo is now the executive director of the Miami Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust. In his new role, Arrojo is charged with leading the commission’s education, outreach, legal opinion and guidance, and enforcement mission relating to conflict of interest and ethics matters in local government. Posted 9.21.18

Dawn P. WhitehurstDawn P. Whitehurst has joined Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. in Tallahassee. She has more than 25 years of litigation experience in various practice areas and is a member of the prestigious invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Whitehurst will focus her practice on matters involving civil rights cases, employment law and insurance defense. Posted 8.8.18

Michael W. Jackson, district attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit in Selma, AL, hosted a group of touring cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point as part of the academy’s Civil Rights Staff Ride. He spoke to the students about some of the high-profile cases he has handled. Posted 7.20.18

Photo: Jackson (fifth from left) met with cadets in the Dallas County Courthouse.

Stephen S. Dobson, III has joined Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC in Tallahassee as a shareholder and member of the firm's Government Enforcement and Investigations Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in criminal practice, including significant cases in health care fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, public corruption and a variety of white collar crimes. Posted 1.30.18

Anita C. Pryor Anita C. Pryor qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships held in September 2017 in Chattanooga, TN. She qualified and was accepted to run the Boston Marathon in April 2017. She also ran the Boston Marathon in 2016. Pryor is a partner at Terrell Hogan in Jacksonville. She has represented victims of asbestos exposure diagnosed with mesothelioma and lung cancer for more than 21 years and has also handled other complex products-related litigation. Posted 12.6.17

Michael W. JacksonMichael W. Jackson has been named to the Centre College Alumni Association Board of Directors for a three-year term. He is a district attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit in Selma, AL. Posted 8.23.17

Lisa P. Edgar was named director of the Florida Park Service by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). She previously served as deputy secretary of the DEP. Posted 2.17.17