I am a legal skills professor at the University of Florida. I teach legal writing, appellate advocacy, and juvenile law. I am also an associate director for the Center on Children and Families. Prior to joining the law faculty, I worked as a felony prosecutor handling crimes involving child abuse and neglect, child pornography, domestic violence, and rape. I've also worked as a Senior Attorney for Children’s Legal Services. I am part of the Florida’s Children with Certain Special Needs Attorney Registry, and occasionally I represent children in complicated child abuse and neglect matters. To learn more about my academic research or law teaching, please view my professional profile here.

My academic work has been published in JAMA Pediatrics, the Emory Law Journal, the Florida Law Review, and the Kentucky Law Journal. My articles focus on sharenting, children's privacy, adoption, & social media advocacy.

  • Sharenting: Children’s Privacy in the Age of Social Media, Emory Law Journal [Link] 2017

  • #Advocacy: Social Media’s Power to Transform Law, Kentucky Law Journal [Link] 2017

  • Parental Sharing on the Internet: Child Privacy in the Age of Social Media and the Pediatrician’s Role, JAMA Pediatrics [Link] 2017

  • Sharenting: In Whose Interests? London School of Economics - Parenting for the Digital Future Blog [Link] 2017

The Washington Post - How Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ could protect kids’ online privacy in the U.S. [link] - July, 2018

The Washington Post - Not deleting Facebook? Here’s how you can protect your kids. [link] co-authored with Dr. Bahareh Keith - April, 2018

The Washington Post Stephen Hawking inspired millions, including kids. How to help them cope with the loss. [link] - March, 2018

The Washington Post - Talking to kids about how the government works. [link] - February, 2018

The Daily Beast – Kids Don’t have Parents Anymore - The Have ‘Sharents’ [link] Interview/Quote - December, 2017

Consumer Reports How to Protect Your Children's Privacy in the Era of Online 'Sharenting' [link] Interview/Quote - August, 2017

CBS – News4Gainesville - Sharenting: A parent's right to share and a child's right to privacy [link] Interview – February, 2018

NPR – Do Parent’s Invade Children’s Privacy When They Post Online?  [link] Interview/Quote October, 2016

The New York Times – Don’t Post About Me on Social Media, Children Say [link] Interview/Quote March, 2016

 Quote from  Consumer Reports  article.

Quote from Consumer Reports article.

CNN – The do’s and don’ts of posting about your kids online[link] Interview/Quote  -October, 2016

The London School of Economics - PFDF Blog - Sharenting: In Whose Interests? [link] - May, 2017

The Atlantic – Protecting Kids in the Age of Sharenting [link] Interview/Quote  - October, 2016

CBS – Something to consider before posting about your kids[link] Interview/Quote - October, 2016

Slate – Courts Aren’t the Solution to Parents Sharing on Social Media [link] Interview/Quote - October, 2016

Redbook – The Darker Side of Posting Your Baby’s Pics on Social Media [link] Interview/Quote - September, 2016

Women’s Day – Why Your Kid’s Don’t Want You to Post About Them on Social Media [link] Interview/Quote - March, 2016

TODAY Show — Stopping ‘rape culture’ starts with parents… earlier than you think [link] June, 2016

The New York Times Holiday Photos? Don't Say Cheese[link] - November, 2017

The Washington Post Two moms in Florida, trying to explain hatred to their children [link] - October, 2017

The Washington Post - IEPs and 504 plans: Which is the best fit for your special needs child? [link] - September, 2017

The Washington Post - Helping freshmen succeed: Tips from college advisers [link] - September, 2017

The Washington Post - Parents' Social Media Habits are Teaching Children the Wrong Lessons [link] - August 2017

The Washington Post Growing Up Under the Watchful Eyes of his Mother's Newsfeed [link] - May, 2017

The London School of Economics - PFDF Blog - Sharenting: In Whose Interests? [link] - May, 2017

The Washington Post – Parenting in Facebook age: should we rethink how we share? [link]  August, 2015

JAMA Pediatrics Children's Privacy in the Age of Social Media and the Pediatrician's Role [link] - 2017

Emory Law Journal - Sharenting: Children's Privacy in the Age of Social Media [link] - 2017

The Washington Post  It’s time to think about how your family records and stores memories [link] January, 2017

The Washington Post – Yes, it’s hard to think about kids with cancer. But please don’t look away. (Here’s how you can help.) [link] September, 2016

The Washington Post – Parent partnerships: A better way to co-parent [link] March, 2016

The Washington Post – How to parent against rape culture (for one thing, start young) co authored by Dr. Jennifer Sager, Ph.D [link] December, 2015

The Huffington Post  – Standing Up for All Children in the Public School System [link] September, 2015