2019 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs

Michele A. Gavagni


Michele A. Gavagni has served as the Executive Director of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners in Tallahassee, Florida, since 2006.  From 1995 to 2006, she served as Director of Examinations for the board, supervising the preparation, administration, and grading of the General Bar Examination to over 5,000 applicants annually.  She began her career with the Florida Board of Bar Examiners in 1989 as an Investigative Analyst.

Ms. Gavagni has been actively involved in the Council of Bar Admission Administrators since 1995, serving on numerous committees and as Chair from 2005-2006.  She is the current Chair of the National Conference of Bar Examiners, and has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the conference since 2010.  Ms. Gavagni is a member of The Florida Bar’s Student Education and Admission to the Bar Committee and the Standing Committee on Professionalism.  She previously served on the Supreme Court of Florida’s Commission on Professionalism and Civility, from 2006-2019.