Harvey J. Sepler, J.D., Ph.D., is a practicing appellate attorney. He was a long-time Assistant Public Defender (Appellate Division) for Miami-Dade County and former Senior Judicial Assistant to the Honorable Phillip A. Hubbart of the Third District Court of Appeal. Over the course of a 30+ year career, he has litigated over 1500 civil and criminal appeals, including obtaining unanimous decisions in the United States and Florida Supreme Courts.
Sepler is a 1985 graduate of UM Law. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, was recognized by The Florida Bar and Florida’s Super Lawyers as an outstanding appellate attorney and, in 2008, received the University of Miami School of Law's First Annual M. Minnette Massey Award in recognition of his work with the Charles C. Papy, Jr., Moot Court Board.
At the law school he teaches Advanced Appellate Advocacy classes and coaches several national and state moot court competition teams each year.