Putting an Endowment in Place

Through an Endowment, a donor can benefit College of Law students and/or professors, help ensure long-term permanent financial income for the College of Law, and gain permanent recognition and appreciation. Here’s one example of how the process might work: 1. A donor decides to

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Ensuring UF Law’s Future

Endowments — unrestricted (providing for the greatest needs of the College of Law) or restricted for a particular use — provide perpetual income for the law school through investment of principal funds. Established with a minimum of $20,000, endowments can be through outright gifts, pledges paid over

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Review Endowment Unique

Thanks to initiative of current and former students connected with UFLaw’s 55-year-old Florida Law Review, an effort to endow the publication is off to a strong start with nearly $300,000 in gifts and pledges. Goal of organizers is to raise $1 million to permanently fund

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Conferences, Symposia & CLE

WANTED: Attorneys seeking efficient/economical way to add to legal knowledge, earn Florida Bar-approved CLE credits, network with peers, renew relationships and discuss trends with academicians, scout quality students for job openings, make contact with U.S./international specialty professionals and prestigious speakers/ executives for personal/firm follow-up. Thanks to UFLaw faculty, staff and administrators,

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Dispute Resolution

It may not seem so, based on recent national media coverage, but an important trend in the legal profession is to have attorneys spend less time in the courtroom. Instead of lengthy and costly trials, more and more legal issues are now resolved through mediation and negotiation

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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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