Emmalyn Dalton


Emmalyn Dalton

Clinical Professor
Children’s Advocacy Clinic
Contact Information

Florida State University
College of Law
Advocacy Center Room A010C
Phone: 850.645.7900


J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 2021
B.S., University of Florida, 2018

Emmalyn Dalton joined FSU Law in 2023 as a fellow with the Children’s Advocacy Clinic and director of the Racial Justice Fellowship Program. Dalton mentors students in the Children’s Advocacy Clinic, advocates and supervises students at all Children’s Advocacy Clinic court hearings, and provides the students with case guidance. She also organizes law reform projects and facilitates student community outreach presentations. As director of the Racial Justice Fellowship Program, she collaborates with other law schools in the Racial Justice Law School Consortium and guides student fellows on local and statewide racial justice educational programs. Prior to joining FSU Law, Dalton worked as an assistant public defender with the Second Judicial Circuit of Florida, representing juvenile clients. While a student at the College of Law, she participated in the Children’s Advocacy Clinic and the Children in Prison Project and was involved in the creation of a documentary about the realities of solitary confinement for children in the adult prison system. Also while a law student, Dalton completed an internship with the FSU College of Social Work’s Institute for Family Violence Studies, where she assisted in the creation of an online course for judges on intimate partner violence.