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Deborah R. Sier

Deb counsels special taxing districts, landowners, and developers on matters including contracts, infrastructure financing, land development, and local government law.
Originally from the Midwest, Deb obtained her bachelors’ degree from the University of Minnesota and pursued a career in cancer research prior to attending law school. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and spending time with her two children and small dog.
Education
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, (Executive Articles Selection Editor, Business Review; President and co-founder, Nontraditional Students Association)
  • University of Saint Joseph, M.S. Biology
  • University of Minnesota, B.S. Genetics and Cell Biology
Professional Affiliations
  • Tallahassee Bar Association
  • The National LGBT Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Awards & Recognition
  • Florida State University College of Law, Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award Recipient, 2020
  • Book Award, Introduction to Intellectual Property, Fall 2018
Publications & Presentations
Huveldt, D. The Value of Human Attorneys in Today’s Technological Age. The Professional, a publication of The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism. Volume XIVII, No. 1, Spring 2019.  Available at https://www-media.floridabar.org/uploads/2019/05/Prof-Spring-2019-ADA-Compliant-1.pdf, page 6.

Kourtidis A, Yanagisawa M, Huveldt D, Copland JA, Anastasiadis PZ. (2015). Pro-Tumorigenic Phosphorylation of p120 Catenin in Renal and Breast Cancer. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129964. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0129964.

Huveldt D, Lewis-Tuffin LJ, Carlson BL, Schroeder MA, Rodriguez F, Giannini C, et al. (2013). Targeting Src Family Kinases Inhibits Bevacizumab-Induced Glioma Cell Invasion. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56505. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0056505.

Ngok, S. P., Geyer, R., Liu, M., Kourtidis, A., Agrawal, S., Wu, C., Huveldt, D, ... & Anastasiadis, P. Z. (2012). VEGF and Angiopoietin-1 exert opposing effects on cell junctions by regulating the Rho GEF Syx. J Cell Biol 199(7):1103-15. http://jcb.rupress.org/content/199/7/1103.

Yanagisawa, M., Huveldt, D., Kreinest, P., Lohse, C. M., Cheville, J. C., Parker, A. S., Anastasiadis, P. Z. (2008). A p120 catenin isoform switch affects Rho activity, induces tumor cell invasion, and predicts metastatic disease. J Biol Chem, 283(26), 18344–18354. http://www.jbc.org/content/283/26/18344.

Murray, N. R., Jamieson, L., Yu, W., Zhang, J., Gökmen-Polar, Y., Sier, D., ... Fields, A. P. (2004). Protein kinase Cι is required for Ras transformation and colon carcinogenesis in vivo. J Cell Biol, 164(6), 797-802. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.200311011.
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