‘Moving Toward the Top 10′

Hundreds of alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered in September to honor contributors to UFLaw’s recent successful $25 million expansion campaign, and announce selection of architects to design major facilities for the nation’s 11th largest law school. UF President Charles Young and Dean Jon Mills headlined

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Poland

Thanks to representatives of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, more than 400 current and future Polish attorneys are now trained practitioners in a legal system that just 13 years ago was alien to Communist officials then ruling their country. One hundred of those 400 graduated this

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Ronnie Walker

Prominent Orlando attorney and former UFLaw Board of Trustees Chair Ronnie H. Walker (JD 68), passed away Sept. 29, 2002, at age 65. “He was a good friend,” said Robie Robinson, immediate past Board of Trustees chair.“He had a big heart, and he loved the

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Dasburg

When John Dasburg (JD 73) was cooking up burgers as a short order chef at the now-defunct Burger Bill’s restaurant on Gainesville’s University Avenue in the 1960s, he never dreamed his future would revolve around beef patties. After all, Dasburg, a charismatic overachiever who

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State’s First Music Law Conference

A UF Law student organization capitalized on Gainesville’s reputation as an incubator for aspiring musicians by hosting the state’s first Music Law Conference in October. Leading American entertainment professionals and some of Florida’s most noted new bands participated in two days of performances and panels on critical issues in

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The Plant ‘Inventor’

Those returning to UFLaw this fall found the Schott Courtyard adrift in a sea of flowers. The blooms are courtesy of first-year law student Dave Chopin (right), who donated his patented Crape Myrtles and is maintaining them as well. He made the gift after noticing the

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Estate and Elder Law Planning

There is no similar institute or center in any state university system, and it is quite unlikely there ever will be,” said Professor C. Douglas Miller, longtime member of the Graduate Tax Faculty, director of the Estates and Trusts Practice Certificate Program, and faculty advisor to the Estates,

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‘Shadowing’ Innovative Program Benefits Firms, First-Year Students

A unique professional shadowing program for first-year law students developed by the College of Law and its Career Services office was formally launched this summer. Ten students volunteered July-August at eight Florida firms to gain experience and assist the organizations. “First-year students often are hungry to get real-world experience, but few firms are ready

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