Louis J. Virelli III
Leroy Highbaugh Sr. Research Chair & Professor of Law
B.S.E., Duke University
M.S.E., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., University of Pennsylvania
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law I, Federal Courts, Federal Pretrial Practice
Louis Virelli is a Professor of Law, teaching courses in Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law I, Federal Courts, and Federal Pretrial Practice. Professor Virelli has received the Dickerson-Brown Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship and the Branton Excellence in Teaching Award. He regularly coaches two of Stetson's moot court teams and is the faculty advisor to the Stetson chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Immediately prior to joining Stetson, Professor Virelli served for five years as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. He graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law where he was named best oralist in the law school's Keedy Cup Moot Court Competition and served as an Articles Editor on the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. After law school, Professor Virelli clerked for Judge Franklin S. Van Antwerpen of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Judge Leonard I. Garth of the Third Circuit.
Professor Virelli writes primarily in the areas of constitutional and administrative law. His most recent work has focused on judicial review of administrative agencies and the constitutional issues surrounding the recusal of Supreme Court justices. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in journals including the North Carolina Law Review, the Wisconsin Law Review, the Washington & Lee Law Review, the Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, the Iowa Law Review Bulletin, the Administrative Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. He is a member of the Planning Committees for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools and the AALS Section on Constitutional Law. He is also a member of the Tampa Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and of the Massachusetts Bar.