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Applying for Fall 2022: Application options and dates

Greetings, applicants! UF Law is pleased to announce that the application for Fall 2022 is now open. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, with the earliest decision wave expected to be announced in mid-November. Last year we received almost 3,900 applications from students in all 50 states and over 40 countries! These applicants also […]

Kristen O’Connor (JD 21) on the UF Law Experience

Name and Year: Kristen O’Connor (JD 21), Levin College of Law Ambassador 1. Why did you decide to go to law school? I decided to come to law school because I took several law-related courses as an undergrad at UF, and I really enjoyed them. The prospect of going to law school seemed challenging, but […]

Patrick de la Pena (JD 21) Encourages Students to Intern at the USPTO

Name and Year: Patrick de la Pena (JD 21) Undergraduate Education: B.S. and MBA from The Citadel No intellectual property institution stands more iconic in the United States than the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Given this, along with recommendations from my colleagues, I applied for the 2019 summer internship program. Applicants from colleges […]

Yolen Bollo-Kamara (JD 20) Discusses Philadelphia DA’s Office Internship

Name and Year: Yolen Bollo-Kamara (JD 20) Undergraduate Education: B.A. in Ethics, Society, and Law with minors in Political Science and Sociology, University of Toronto Law School Involvement: 1L Representative, Association for Public Interest Law; Participant, Alternative Spring Break (now Pro Bono Service Initiative); Competitions Chair, Black Law Student Association; 3L Class Representative, Student Bar […]

Ahmad Felo (JD 21) Discusses U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Internship

Name and Year: Ahmad Felo (JD 21) Undergraduate Institution: B.S. in Biomedical Science, University of Central Florida Last summer, the Levin College of Law awarded me a public interest fellowship which allowed me to intern with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The USPTO serves to fulfill the U.S. constitution’s mandate of “promot[ing] the […]

Grant Silvester (JD 21) on His Harvard Federal Tax Clinic Internship

Name and Year: Grant Silvester (JD 21)  Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in Economics, University of Virginia This summer, I worked at the Federal Tax Clinic in the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School. The Federal Tax Clinic typically represents low-income taxpayers in controversies with the IRS, working to maximize financial well-being and protect taxpayer rights. […]

UF Law On the Road

UF Law will be on the road through mid-November to talk with prospective students and we hope to see you! Grant Keener and Chris Bailey will be visiting the University of Virginia (11/1), the Phi Alpha Delta Conference in Arlington, VA (11/2), UNC-Wilmington (11/5), NC State (11/6), UNC-Chapel Hill and Texas A&M (11/7), Baylor, Wake […]

Jessica Gaudette-Reed (JD 20) Offers Advice on How to Pick the Best Law School

Name and Year: Jessica Gaudette-Reed (JD 20)  Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in History with a Certificate in African Studies, cum laude, Portland State University Law School Involvement: President, OUTLaw; Vice President, UF Law Democrats; General Editor Florida Journal of International Law Community Involvement: LGBT Bar Association Law Student Congress Florida and Puerto Rico Chair; Mercy Corps […]

Annual Diversity Event Highlights UF Law’s Inclusive Community

Name and Year:  Aaron Chatmon (JD 20) Hometown: Waldorf, MD Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in General Studies, University of Maryland Eastern Shore Graduate Institution: M.Ed. in Counseling Education, University of Maryland Eastern Shore Law School Involvement: President, Black Law Students Association; Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International; Treasure, Mental Health Law Association; General Editor, Journal of Law and […]

UF Law Professors Offer Advice to the Incoming Class

Dear UF Law Class of 2021, Welcome to your first year of law school! We can’t wait to see you around campus and hope you are excited to meet your classmates during the Introduction to Law School and the Profession. In the meantime, we asked some of our professors to offer up advice to the […]