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LIC Notes: Billable Hours LexisNexis Surveys

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

Two recent LexisNexis law firm surveys attempt to understand better the gap between hours billed and actual hours worked. The first study, “Billable Hours,” asks “Does the ability to bill […]

Tax symposium examines international tax policy

Tax symposium examines international tax policy

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Graduate Tax Program welcomed distinguished members of the global tax community for the eighth annual International Tax Law Symposium, Friday, Oct. 19. There were around 100 attendees at the symposium, which is geared toward educating [...]

1st District Court of Appeal hears arguments at UF Law

1st District Court of Appeal hears arguments at UF Law

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

When some think about the work of lawyers in a courtroom, they may conjure up images of attorneys giving impassioned speeches to a jury. But there is another side of courtroom lawyering in the form of appellate proceedings.The 1st District Court of Appeal made its annual visit to UF Law [...]

Students give back during JMBA community service week

Students give back during JMBA community service week

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

The John Marshall Bar Association’s annual community service week Oct. 8-14 gave students at the University of Florida Levin College of Law an easy and fun to way to give back to the community. The week began on Monday, Oct. 8, with Canned Immunity, a canned food drive that donates [...]

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Weyrauch lecturer discusses same-sex marriage campaign

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

A “train wreck” is how Harvard Law Professor Janet Halley describes the legal regime prevailing for same-sex couples. Until same-sex marriage is recognized and protected on a federal level, gay couples will continue to face potential legal complications due to varying degrees of recognition of civil unions and gay marriage from state to state, Harvard Law Professor Janet Halley said [...]

News Briefs: Oct. 29, 2012

News Briefs: Oct. 29, 2012

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

  • Estates & Trusts Certificate informational meeting today at noon
  • Actor to teach art of persuasion class today
  • Deadline today to create a video about Fourth Amendment issues for chance to win $500
  • CCD speaker Tuesday to discuss obtaining legal jobs in tight market
  • CCD welcomes 1Ls with events Thursday
  • Ninth Annual Minority Law Student Picnic set for Nov. 10
  • LIC Notes: Billable Hours LexisNexis Surveys

Jobs & Opportunities: Oct. 29, 2012

Published: Oct 29th, 2012


Spring Supreme Court Externships Program


Two positions are now available at the Florida Supreme Court for the Spring 2012 semester. They are each a five-credit externship, running Jan. 14 – April 26, 2013, and require 20 hours per week.

Applications open for 2013 Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship


The Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship award permits one UF Law student to participate in a paid Summer Fellowship Program at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Florida Regional Office in Boca Raton.

Spring Semester Foreign Enrichment Course and Spring Break Field Course will feature International Development Law and Policy


The UF Levin College of Law Environmental and Land Use Law Program will offer the following conservation and development practice related courses for Spring 2013 Semester

Career Corner: Preparation is key to becoming a good lawyer

Career Corner: Preparation is key to becoming a good lawyer

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

John DeVault III (JD 67) had no connection to lawyers growing up, but what he did have was books. He read about Clarence Darrow, Thurgood Marshall and other great lawyers. “Those were life-changing events in our world, and seeing that lawyers had the ability to have that kind of impact really made an [...]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: Oct. 29, 2012

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

Professor Gugliuzza pushed two online articles, Professors Cohen, Dekle and Mills were quoted in the media and Professor Nance presented a paper at Tulane Law School.