Juris Doctor, Law, University of Florida (1976)
Dr. Fernandez publishes research in the discipline of Business Law, including Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Torts. He has published in Top Tier journals such as The Florida Law Review, The Florida Bar Journal, and The University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Fernandez was a practicing attorney focusing on Administrative and Environmental Law. In addition to his years in private law practice, Dr. Fernandez served as Director of the United States Department of the Interior Eastern Water Law Center, Staff Director and General Counsel to the Florida Senate Natural Resources Committee, and General Counsel to the Southwest Florida Water Management District.