Randolph BraccialargheProfessor of Law
EducationB.A., University of Michigan, 1970
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1977
Professor Randolph Braccialarghe joined Nova Southeastern University’s law faculty in 1983. He currently teaches Evidence and Professional Responsibility. He has also taught Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Trial Advocacy, and was Co-Director of the Criminal Clinic for 13 years.
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 has taught 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.
On November 29, 2011, Governor Scott appointed Professor Braccialarghe to a four-year term as one of Florida’s three Commissioners to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
Professor Braccialarghe’s Florida Bar activities include:
Code and Rules of Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar
Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committees
- 1987-1990 - Committee “17-D” - Vice Chairman from 1988
- 1994-1997 - Committee “17-D” - Vice Chairman and Chairman, 1997
- 2005-2008 - Committee “17-A” - Vice Chairman and Chairman, 2007-8
Special Committee on Perjured Testimony
Special Counsel for The Florida Bar in a disbarment proceeding,
- The Florida Bar v. Stephen Broudy
Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee
- 1993-1996 & 2003- 2009
Florida Bar Ethics 2000 Review Panel
Expert Witness for the Florida Bar
- The Florida Bar v. Brian Neiman 2001-2002
- The Florida Bar v. Daryl Brown 2003
Special Committee to Review the ABA Model Rules 2002
- 2002- 2005
Criminal Procedure Rules Committee
- 2008- 2014 – Vice Chairman 2012-2013
In addition to consulting and testifying on ethics issues, Professor Braccialarghe represents applicants before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners and lawyers in Florida Bar discipline matters.
Raised in Recife, Brazil, Decatur, Illinois, and Córdoba, Argentina, Professor Braccialarghe has also lived in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Italy.