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NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center Announces 2011 Commencement Speakers for May 14

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center is proud to announce its speakers for the 2011 Law Center Commencement Ceremony. Justice Peggy A. Quince will be the keynote speaker, and will also be awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree. Justice Quince was the first African-American female to be appointed to one of the district courts of appeal, and on December 8, 1998 was appointed to the Florida Supreme Court. NSU law professor Randolph Braccialarghe and NSU law student Jeremy Singer will also speak at the ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, May 14 at 4:00 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise.

Additional information about all of NSU’s commencement ceremonies can be found at: http://www.nova.edu/commencement/

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe joined NSU’s faculty in 1983. He currently teaches Evidence and Professional Responsibility, but he has also taught Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Trial Advocacy and was Co-Director of the Criminal Clinic for 13 years.

Professor Braccialarghe has presented continuing legal education seminars for lawyers on Ethics, Evidence, and Criminal Law, for U.S. Magistrates on Judicial Ethics, and he has taught at trial training programs for prosecutors, public defenders and civil litigators.

After receiving his B.A. (1970) from the University of Michigan and J.D. (1977) from the University of Miami School of Law,  Professor Braccialarghe practiced law in Fort Lauderdale, first as an assistant state attorney (1977-1981) and then as a commercial litigator (1981-1983) with English, McCaughan & O’Bryan before joining Nova’s faculty (1983).

Professor Braccialarghe’s extensive Florida Bar activities include:

  • Code and Rules of Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar
  • Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committees
  • Special Committee on Perjured Testimony
  • Special Counsel for The Florida Bar in a disbarment proceeding,
  • Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee
  • Florida Bar Ethics 2000 Review Panel
  • Expert Witness for the Florida Bar
  • Special Committee to Review the ABA Model Rules 2002
  • Criminal Procedure Rules Committee

In addition to consulting and testifying on ethics issues, Professor Braccialarghe represents applicants before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners.

Jeremy Singer, son of Bonnie and Carlos Singer, was born and raised in South Florida.  Jeremy’s father, Carlos Singer, M.D., is the Director of Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s disease at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  His brother Ian is an attorney who practices locally in Fort Lauderdale. Jeremy’s grandparents, Jacob and Rachael, were survivors of the Holocaust, and fled to Venezuela following World War II.  His grandfather Jacob started a clothing manufacturing company in Caracas, Venezuela.  Jeremy’s other grandfather, Dr. Martin Alperin, is a retired pediatrician.

Jeremy attended Pine Crest Preparatory School in Fort Lauderdale.  During high school, Jeremy was appointed by Senator Bob Graham to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, where he received the military discipline and athletic merit awards.  Following his year at the United States Air Force Academy, Jeremy attended the University of Miami where graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.  During his undergraduate career, he was actively involved in his fraternity, was invited to the Golden Key International Honor Society, and graduated Cum Laude.

Prior to attending Nova Southeastern University School of Law, Jeremy worked for two years as a project manager on Volkswagen’s national advertising campaigns. During his first year at NSU Law, Jeremy competed on a national mock trial competition team for the Nova Trial Association.  During the summer following his first year of law school, Jeremy was a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Towbin Singer of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit and was a research assistant for Professor Heather Baxter.

During his second year of law school, Jeremy was coached by Dean Arcabascio and Professor Karp to compete in a national competition in Brooklyn, New York for Nova’s Moot Court Honor Society.  That same year, he also competed on a national mock trial competition team in Buffalo, New York for the Nova Trial Association, and he was a junior staff member for Nova Law Review.

Jeremy most recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of Nova Law Review.  Under Jeremy’s leadership, Nova Law Review was selected as “Organization of the Year” for 2010-2011. In addition, Jeremy was chosen by the law school faculty to receive the Stephanie Aleong Impact Award for possessing the following qualities in law school: compassionate, involved, hard-working, dedicated, and well-rounded.  Upon completion of the Florida Bar, Jeremy will be a judicial clerk for the Honorable Dorian Damoorgian of Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal.

For more information, visit: www.nova.edu/law