Practice Areas

Isis Carbajal de Garcia – Deputy General Counsel
Assistant: Eli Deville, Coordinator – Administrative Services

  • Academic Affairs
  • Academic Personnel Issues
  • All BOT matters, including all meeting materials
  • All FIU Foundation BOD matters, including all meeting materials
  • BOG
  • Constitutional Law Issues
  • Delegations of Authority
  • Equal Opportunity Program
  • Ethics
  • Human Resources
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property including Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Service Marks Library
  • Labor (all units)
  • Sponsored Research

Committees:
Board of Trustees (BOT)
FIU Foundation Board of Directors
Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)
Institutional Review Board for the Use of Human Subjects (IRB)

Gina DeIulio – Associate General Counsel
Assistant: Lourdes Palomares, Administrative Assistant

  • All Purchasing
  • Auxiliary Enterprises
  • Bankruptcy/Garnishment
  • Department Website
  • Devolution Issues
  • Fees
  • Graham, Wolfe, and Kovens Centers
  • Parking and Traffic
  • Regulation Promulgation
  • Regulation Website
  • Sponsorship Contracts (Related to RFPs)
  • University Health Services
  • University Technology Services (UTS)

Committee:
IT Security Council

Rafael A. Paz – Associate General Counsel
Assistant: Eli Deville, Coordinator – Administrative Services

  • Advancement
  • All FIU Research Foundation BOD matters, including all meeting materials
  • Alumni Association
  • Athletics (except for NCAA compliance)
  • Athletics Finance Corp.
  • Business and Finance (not including auxiliaries, fees, tax and devolution issues)
  • Bond Issuances
  • External Relations (Media Relations, Marketing, Community Relations)
  • FIU Foundation (except for BOD matters)
  • Frost Art Museum
  • South Beach Wine and Food Festival
  • Tax Issues
  • The Wolfsonian - FIU
  • Treasury

Committee:
FIU Magazine Editorial Advisory Board
FIU Research Foundation Board of Directors
Wolfsonian Advisory Board

Fleta Stamen – Assistant General Counsel
Assistant: Edya Llaneras, Chief of Staff
Assistant: Charmaine Cavé, Administrative Assistant (for Contract Matters)

  • Academic Contracts (Excluding Study Abroad)
  • Affiliation Agreements
  • Campus Master Plan
  • Construction
  • Facilities Management
  • Investment and Financing Matters (except for bond issuances)
  • Legislative Matters and Governmental Relations
  • Premise Use Agreements (except Graham, Wolfe, and Kovens Centers)
  • Real Property (acquisition and leases)

Committee:
Substance Abuse Task Force

Liz Marston, Associate General Counsel
Assistant: Lourdes Palomares, Administrative Assistant

  • Collective Bargaining (Backup)
  • Enrollment Management Services (Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar)
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Human Resources (Non-Faculty)
  • Public Safety
  • Student Affairs
  • Student Appeals and Grievances
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Records
  • Study Abroad Programs

Committee:
University Consultation Team (UCT)

Jody Lehman, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer for Health Affairs Assistant: Mariselly Rivero, Coordinator
Legal Specialist: Sandra Fernandez

  • All matters pertaining to the College of Medicine