Christina M Frohock

Lecturer in Law
Professor of Legal Writing

(305) 284-2329
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Professor Frohock earned her B.A. with Honors in Philosophy from the University of North Carolina and her M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan. She earned her J.D. magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and won the graduation award for excellence in Constitutional Law. She then joined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City as a litigation attorney. After moving to Miami, she practiced litigation at both White & Case LLP and Kenny Nachwalter, P.A.

As a member of the Miami Law faculty, she teaches Legal Communication and Research Skills and upper-level courses on Guantánamo legal issues and advanced writing techniques. She published a book, Small-Town GTMO, that analyzes the legality of the Guantánamo naval station and describes her experiences on the base. Before joining Miami Law, she taught Constitutional Law at the University of Miami and advanced legal research and writing at Florida International University College of Law.

Professor Frohock is also actively involved in the community. She has presented legal writing training webinars to the Florida Department of Children and Families. She helped found the Rosemary Barkett Appellate American Inn of Court, administered by the Third District Court of Appeal Historical Society, and served as an Inn officer for many years. She belongs to several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Legal Writing Institute.

She is admitted to practice law in Florida, New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Southern District of New York, and Eastern District of New York, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Area of Expertise
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Philosophy and Theory
  • Legal Writing