Helia Garrido Hull
Associate Professor of Law


(321) 206-5644


J.D., Stetson University College of Law (Cum Laude)
B.A., Providence College (Cum Laude)

Classes Taught

Disability Law
Legal Research and Writing 1
Legal Research and Writing 2
Mental Health, Disability Law and Public Policy Seminar


Helia Garrido Hull is an Associate Professor of Law at Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. She has also served as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Professor Hull is a member of the Florida Bar and began her legal career practicing in the area of disability law, specializing in cases involving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. She also focused her practice on mental health law. Being consistently committed to public service, she was selected as one of ten Florida Bar Public Service Fellows while in law school. Currently, she serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities, Inc. The Advocacy Center is charged under both federal law and the Florida Governor’s Executive Order to advocate the legal, human and civil rights of individuals with disabilities in Florida.

Professor Hull teaches disability law, mental health law, legal research and writing, and appellate advocacy. Professor Hull's scholarship has focused on various issues affecting persons with disabilities. Her recent publications include: "Induced Autism: The Legal and Ethical Implications of Inoculating Vaccine Manufacturers from Liability," 34 Cap. U. L. Rev. 1 (2005) (Lead Article); "Equal Access to Post-Secondary Education: The Sisyphean Impact of Flagging Test Scores of Persons with Disabilities," 55 Clev. St. L. Rev. 15 (2007) (Lead Article); and "Electroconvulsive Therapy: Baby Boomers May Be in for the Shock of Their Lives," 47 U. Louisville L. Rev. 1 (2009) (Lead Article).

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