FSU Law Welcomes Director of Bar Success

Press Date
January 21, 2022
Tia Gibbs

Tia Gibbs joined the law school as director of bar success in December. In this new position, Gibbs works with members of the administration, faculty, and staff to provide support and direct programming for students and graduates as they prepare for the bar exam. She develops and implements academic initiatives to improve bar passage, oversees required data collection and reporting related to bar passage and bar exam performance, and evaluates data to improve programming. Gibbs has already started meeting with current students to advise them on what they can expect when preparing for the bar exam. She is also working closely with Philip Sandon, who serves as FSU Law’s bar support instructor. Gibbs previously served as the director for academic success at St. Thomas University College of Law, where she managed bar exam preparation programs, among other responsibilities. Prior to joining St. Thomas, Gibbs was a mediator with the Temperance Mediation Legal Group and supervising attorney of the mediation/loss mitigation department at Brock & Scott, PLLC. She is a member of The Florida Bar and Georgia Bar, and is a registered mediator in Alabama. She holds a J.D. from Florida A&M University College of Law and a J.M. from Florida International University.

"I'm looking forward to helping students and recent graduates successfully pass the bar," said Gibbs. "There's no such thing as a stupid question, please feel free to reach out."

Published on January 21, 2022