Lee A. Coppock retired from a full-time position as the trial advocacy fellow for Stetson University College of Law in May 2014. For the previous nine years, he was responsible for Stetson's nationally-recognized trial team. Professor Coppock graduated from the University of South Florida with honors in 1994 and from Stetson with a J.D. in 1996 also with honors. After being admitted to Florida's Bar, he practiced in Orlando at the firm of Fisher, Rushmer, et. al., and then at Paul and Coppock P.A., before returning as a visiting professor to Stetson Law in August 2004.
As a student member of Stetson's trial team, he was recognized as the "Best Advocate" in both state and national competitions and was a national champion at the Association of American Trial Lawyers competition in 1996. In the fall of 2015, Professor Coppock is returning as a full-time visiting professor teaching Professional Responsibility, Trial Advocacy and classes in Advanced Civil Trial Skills covering both voir dire and damages.