Karusha Y. Sharpe

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Karusha Y. Sharpe

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
Contact Information

Florida State University
College of Law
Advocacy Center, Suite 120
Phone: 850.645.0091


J.D., Florida State University, 2001
B.S., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1991

Karusha Y. Sharpe became assistant dean for academic programs in 2022 and previously served as a legal writing professor. Prior to joining the law school, Professor Sharpe was an attorney at Greenberg Traurig, where she practiced general commercial litigation and primarily represented clients in matters involving product liability, lender liability, consumer financial services, and employment discrimination. While a law student at Florida State, Sharpe served as chief justice of the Student Supreme Court and intramural chair of the Moot Court Team. Professor Sharpe is the founding director and lead volunteer of Hope Harvest Food Pantry in Havana, Florida.