Marvin Rooks
Assistant Professor of Law (Practitioner in Residence) and Director, Externship Program

Marvin Rooks


(321) 206-5626


J.D., Stetson University College of Law
B.A., University of Florida

Classes Taught

Commercial Law
Commercial Trial Advocacy
Contract Drafting
Franchise and Distribution Law
Payment Systems


Professor Marvin Rooks has been practicing law in the Orlando area since 1972 in the areas of Franchise and Distribution Law and Commercial Law. He has been a senior partner in several premier law firms including, Giles, Hedrick and Robinson and Turnbull, Abner, Daniels and Rooks.

Professor Rooks joined Barry University in 2002 as an Adjunct Professor and developed one of the few courses in Franchise Law in the country. In 2008, Professor Rooks became a full-time member of the law faculty.