Prior to joining the legal writing faculty at Florida State, Ms. Curtin had her own law firm. Prior to that she worked at Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Ard, Shirley & Hartman, P.A., and served as a senior cabinet aide to the Secretary of State of Florida, focusing on land use and environmental issues. While in law school Ms. Curtin was a legal intern at the First District Court of Appeal. She also worked as the administrative editor of the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, and she served as vice president of Womens Law Symposium.
Ms. Curtin’s involvement in the community is wide-ranging: she serves as immediate past chair of the Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross; is a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee Class XXII; is a member of the William H. Stafford American Inn of Court; and supports The FSU Foundation as chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of The Women for Florida State University. She was recognized by the Tallahassee Democrat in 2008 as one of 25 Women You Need to Know.