Livia Vieira is currently a Juris Doctor Candidate for May 2020 at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law. As the Lead Articles Editor of Nova Law Review, Volume 44, her responsibilities are to oversee articles for publication, coordinate final editing weekends, and manage the production efforts of the editorial staff.
Livia earned her legal degree in 2014 from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, National Faculty of Law in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During her time at NSU, Livia excelled, earning book awards in Contract Law (Fall 2017), Legal Research and Writing I (Fall 2017), Tort Law (Fall 2017), Property Law (Winter 2017), Civil Procedure (Winter 2017), Professional Responsibility (Fall 2018), Constitutional Law (Fall 2018), Family Law (Winter 2018), Evidence (Fall 2019), Business Entities (Fall 2019). She also served as a teaching Assistant to Professor Douglas Donoho and Research Assistant to Professor Michele Struffolino.
While attending law school, she worked as a paralegal at Vincent Vaccarella, P.A. and Jordan Richards, PLLC, working on construction litigation and employment cases, respectively. At Fowler, White & Burnett P.A., she worked as a law clerk on various insurance issues. She has accepted an offer at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, in Fort Lauderdale where she started as a summer associate, currently works as a law clerk, and will start as an Associate after taking the Florida Bar Examination. She lives in South Florida with her husband, Nicholas.