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Administrators address concerns at Town Hall meeting

Administrators address concerns at Town Hall meeting

Published: Apr 15th, 2013

On April 9, the John Marshall Bar Association hosted UF Law’s latest Town Hall Meeting with four UF Law deans. Historically these meetings have led to updates like the study lounge and more swipe card entries. “It’s been really encouraging to see the administration is really taking […]

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UF Law continues to lead Florida Blue Key

Published: Apr 15th, 2013

University of Florida Levin College of Law students continue to lead the Florida Blue Key. The fall president-elect is Brock Hankins (2L), who succeeds current FBK President Dana Somerstein (3L). On April 7, five UF Law students were tapped as members into the prestigious organization […]

UF Law grad becomes New York Times bestselling author

UF Law grad becomes New York Times bestselling author

Published: Apr 15th, 2013

It was 1994 when a newly published author paced the floors of his local bookstore in South Florida. He grabbed a James Grippando novel from the shelf and walked toward the counter with the thriller, titled The Pardon. “That’s my book, you know,” he told the sales clerk as he laid […]

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Career Corner: Law grad’s business builds ‘emotional intelligence muscles’

Published: Apr 8th, 2013

Marathon runner, mother, wife, leader, writer and avid reader. Alexa Sherr Hartley (JD 02) is also the founder and president of Premier Leadership Coaching, LLC — a business that coaches legal professionals to be the best at what they do. […]

UF Law grad to take over seminary as dean, president

UF Law grad to take over seminary as dean, president

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

He attended UF Law on a whim and ditched his job as a commercial litigator for seminary. The Rev. Kurt Dunkle (JD 87), a lawyer-turned-priest, described his career path as nothing short of “unexpected.” Dunkle takes over July 1 as dean and president of The General […]

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South African freedom fighter to address gay marriage at UF Law

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

Albie Sachs, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and life-long freedom fighter in the struggle against apartheid, will speak about gay marriage at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Tuesday, March 26 – the same day the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case […]

Faculty share immigration stories, experiences

Faculty share immigration stories, experiences

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

“The American story is an immigrant story,” Professor Tom C. W. Lin said as he opened “Immigrants and the American Experience” a panel held at UF Law on Feb 26. Together, three distinguished UF Law professors of immigrant background offered their views on immigration to inspire […]

3L featured in CABA video, grateful for mentorship, scholarship

3L featured in CABA video, grateful for mentorship, scholarship

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

The Fernandez family has come full circle. It started with their days in Cuba – where Keith Fernandez’s grandparents Miguel and Eloisa Fernandez received only an elementary education – to the present day, where Keith Fernandez will graduate with his juris doctorate from UF Law in May. […]

Drones a fiery subject at recent discussion

Drones a fiery subject at recent discussion

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

From pulling the trigger on the battlefield to pushing a button behind a computer screen, the development of drone use is a fiery subject, and one that sparked discussion at a Federalist Society presentation Feb. 13 at the law school. The talk was led by veteran and professor Michael W. Lewis […]

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Professor receives distinguished ABA award in dispute resolution

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

Suffering in law school is an unfriendly reminder that the high stress of conflict resolution can often get the best of a student. But a leading researcher and professor in alternative dispute resolution at the University of Florida Levin College of Law recognized this problem many years ago […]