Professor of Law
Faculty Member Portrait


Prior to joining the faculty at Coastal Law, Dean Reiber practiced law for eleven years in Jacksonville, Florida, focusing on representing plaintiffs in complex personal injury, insurance disputes, medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, and employment discrimination claims. Dean Reiber handled all aspects of pre-suit and litigation case matters in state and federal court with extensive experience taking and defending depositions, advocating at hearings, conducting mediations, performing legal research, and writing legal memorandums, correspondence, demands, discovery, pleading, motions and appellate briefs. Dean Reiber has also tried cases in state and federal court.Dean Reiber was an active member of the Florida Justice Association, serving as a Board Member, Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Division, and Chair of the Women’s Caucus. She was also the recipient of the Florida Lawyer’s Action Group Award (June 2003) and the Bronze Eagle Award (June 2002). Dean Reiber also served as Chair, for the 2001 Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition and 2002 and 2003 Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition for the American Association for Justice, in Jacksonville, Florida. Dean Reiber also served on the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Board (2001-2003). Dean Reiber currently serves as the Academic Dean where she develops and administers academic programs and policies.  She has previously served on and directed the Bar Prep Committee for five years.


  • Bar Preparation
  • Mock Trial
  • Legal Writing
  • Citation
  • Criminal Law 


  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, B.F.A. in Acting, 1995
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 1999


  • National Law Survey
  • Lawyering Process
  • Legal Methods
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Trial Practice for Mock Trial
  • Legal-Medical Terminology
  • Taking and Defending Depositions




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