Institute of Law, Technology & Innovation

The Institute of Law, Technology & Innovation at the College of Law enables legal, engineering, computer science, and business practitioners, as well as academics and students, to better understand the legal implications of technological advances. The institute will provide opportunities for these various groups to collaboratively examine the promises of evolving technologies outside the law while also highlighting the role of law and legal ethics in our digital world.

Frontiers in Law and Technology

Join us monthly for this lunchtime webinar which will offer a variety of perspectives from innovative technology experts. Each webinar will feature academics, practitioners, and technological experts who will explore the science and ethics of technological advancements such as artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

Upcoming Events:

Generative AI for Lawyers: An Introduction
September 15, 2023, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Speakers: Shawn Bayern and Katya Fisher
Moderator: Aaron Voloj Dessuer
Watch Recording

An Introduction to Privacy Regulation, Litigation, and Enforcement
October 18, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Classroom R107 for JD students
Speakers: Bill Dillon and Lauren Scholz
Register to attend by Zoom

SEC & Cybersecurity:  A Discussion of the SEC’s New Cybersecurity Rule and its Impact on Reporting Companies
October 27, 2023, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Speaker: Todd McClelland
Further details coming soon!
Register to attend by Zoom

A Conversation with Jay Clayton, Former Chairman of the SEC
November 2, 2023, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. In person event in Miami, invitation only.
Speakers: Katya Fisher and Jay Clayton
Further details coming soon!

Consumer Protection and the FTC
November 6, 2023, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Speaker: Tony DiResta
Further details coming soon!

Cybersecurity Class Actions and Consumer Protection Claims
TBD Spring 2024
Speaker: Jason Kellogg
Further details coming soon!

Patent Litigation
TBD Spring 2024
Speakers: Terry Sanks and Jake Linford
Further details coming soon!

Law & Technology Summit
April 2, 2024 (In-Person, Washington, D.C.)
Speaker: Tony DiResta
Further details coming soon!


Aaron Voloj Dessauer
Executive Director
Institute of Law, Technology & Innovation

Hovik Arakelian
Assistant Dean of Development
FSU College of Law

Shawn Bayern
Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
FSU College of Law

Anthony DiResta
Holland & Knight

Katya Fisher
Executive Vice Chairman
Constructor Group

Celeste Gaines
Senior Counsel, Enterprise Data Privacy, Security & Technology Law

Jason Kellogg
Levine, Kellogg, Lehman, Schneider & Grossman

Jake Linford
Professor & Associate Dean for Research
FSU College of Law

Todd McClelland
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Erin O’Hara O’Connor
Dean & McKenzie Professor
FSU College of Law

Terry Sanks
Managing Partner
Beusse Sanks

Alva Smith
Executive Director, Stoops Center of Law & Business
FSU College of Law

Glenda Thornton
Professor & Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives
FSU College of Law