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UF BLSA caps off impressive year

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

The University of Florida Black Law Students Association W. George Allen Chapter has made great strides this year. Monique Wilson, president of UF BLSA, said the group has increased community service activities by adding service [...]

UF Law offers first free massive open online course

UF Law offers first free massive open online course

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

The University of Florida Levin College of Law is joining the MOOC revolution on a global scale. The law school’s first Massive Open Online Course will begin May 1, with The Global Student’s Introduction to U.S. Law.

Employment up 11 percent for UF Law grads

Employment up 11 percent for UF Law grads

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

UF Law’s Center for Career Development has always been dedicated to providing law students the tools necessary to embark upon successful career paths after graduation, and lately it’s been on an upward climb when it comes to [...]

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Career Corner: Journalist turns litigator, Sunday morning legal analyst

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

A cold, rainy day during winter break became fate for Lee Stapleton (JD 82). The University of Florida graduate student who was studying public relations had stayed in Gainesville for the holidays, and at the suggestion of a professor [...]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

Professors Dawson, Dekle and Klein and Dean Jerry appeared in the media; Professor Mashburn was awarded the The Florida Bar Latimer Center Law Faculty Professionalism Award; Professor McMahon published the fourth edition of his book; Professor Nagan published a book; Professor Sokol published a book and was awarded the Global Competition Review’s Antitrust Academic of the Year; and Christopher Vallandingham was awarded the Army Achievement Medal.

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Former ABA president, UF Law grad inducted into Heritage of Leadership Society

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

W. Reece Smith Jr. (JD 49), who rose to a succession of leadership positions in the legal profession never before or since equaled, was inducted posthumously Friday into the Heritage of Leadership Society during a ceremony in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom. [...]

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Students give back through JMBA service week

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

Students from the University of Florida Levin College of Law once more showed they care about the Gainesville community by donating nearly 90 hours across five local nonprofits during the semiannual community service week hosted by the John Marshall Bar Association.

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Career Corner: An intoxicating practice

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

When Lance Reich (JD 94) pursued law at UF Law, he fell in with a law-school crowd who was into wine. “On Friday, we’d go to the Wine & Cheese Gallery, sit outside and crank out the cheese and wine. We’d do this very regularly. People don’t think about the incredible [...]

Tritt reaps career-defining rewards

Tritt reaps career-defining rewards

Published: Mar 31st, 2014

It has been a good couple months for Professor Lee-ford Tritt. Tritt, director of the Center for Estate Planning at UF Law, has recently been reaping the rewards of his career as a trusts and estates practitioner and professor. In January, he was inducted [...]

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UF Law’s FAWL named Outstanding Chapter of the Year

Published: Mar 31st, 2014

The Florida Association for Women Lawyers selected the UF Law chapter as the 2014 Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year. According to a letter announcing the award: “FAWL has taken notice that the University of Florida Student [...]