Levin College of Law

Admissions Blog

Welcome to the admissions blog for the University of Florida Levin College of Law! We invite you to explore the resources below. Have more questions? Our admissions team would be delighted to connect with you and guide you through the admissions process.

Admissions Blog

Jessica Gaudette-Reed (JD 20) Offers Advice on How to Pick the Best Law School

Name and Year: Jessica Gaudette-Reed (JD 20)  Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in History with a Certificate in African Studies, cum laude, Portland State University Law School Involvement: President, OUTLaw; Vice President, UF Law Democrats; General Editor Florida Journal of International Law Community Involvement: LGBT Bar Association Law Student Congress Florida and Puerto Rico Chair; Mercy Corps […]

Annual Diversity Event Highlights UF Law’s Inclusive Community

Name and Year:  Aaron Chatmon (JD 20) Hometown: Waldorf, MD Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in General Studies, University of Maryland Eastern Shore Graduate Institution: M.Ed. in Counseling Education, University of Maryland Eastern Shore Law School Involvement: President, Black Law Students Association; Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International; Treasure, Mental Health Law Association; General Editor, Journal of Law and […]

UF Law Professors Offer Advice to the Incoming Class

Dear UF Law Class of 2021, Welcome to your first year of law school! We can’t wait to see you around campus and hope you are excited to meet your classmates during the Introduction to Law School and the Profession. In the meantime, we asked some of our professors to offer up advice to the […]

UF Law’s Suggested Summer Reads

Summer can be a time to relax, recharge and re-discover the enjoyment of reading. Enter UF Law’s Summer Reads. For those of you about to embark on your law school journey, we hope the titles listed below offer insight into your chosen profession and advice for a successful experience. For those of you who still […]

Hunting for Student Housing

You picked your law school (and you made a great choice!). You bought some swag and you know the dates for orientation. Next on the to-do list: find affordable housing in Gainesville. Over the next few blog posts, I will offer some insider advice on how to tackle this important decision. Housing options can fill […]

UF Law Alum Evan Ferl (JD 10) Details Legal Career in the Tech Space

Name: Evan Ferl UF Law Graduation Year: 2010 Current City: San Francisco, California Occupation: Head of Legal at Hired, Inc.         What was it like to study at UF Law? UF Law was an amazing experience. It offered me a ton of different opportunities that I wouldn’t have otherwise had. I was […]

UF Law Student Natalie Mendez Explains Why it’s Never too Early to Network

Name and Year:  Natalie Mendez (JD 20) Hometown: Miami, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in Business Administration and Minor in Family, Youth and Community Sciences, University of Florida. Law School Involvement: Vice President, Family Law Society; 1L Representative, American Constitution Society; Admissions Office Student Recruitment Team and Association for Public Interest Law.       During my final year […]

Meet UF Law Director of Admissions Chris Bailey

Greetings, prospective students! Earlier this spring, UF Law welcomed Chris Bailey as our new Director of Admissions. Hopefully, you had the chance to chat with Chris at either of our Admitted Students Day events or during a tour of campus. Check out this brief Q&A with Chris, who shares what he loves most about UF […]

UF Law Business Offerings Provide Networking and Experiential Learning Opportunities

Name and Year: Carole Becker (JD 18) Hometown: Lakeland, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.S. in Biology with minors in Business and Nonprofit Management, University of Central Florida Graduate Institution: M.S. in Health Service Administration, University of Central Florida Law School Involvement: Managing Editor, Journal of Law & Public Policy (2017-2018); Associate Supreme Court Justice, University of […]

UF Law’s Gator TeamChild Juvenile Law Clinic Provides Services to Community

Name and Year: Nicholas Boyle (JD 18) Hometown: Vero Beach, Florida Undergraduate Institution: Florida State University Law School Involvement: Certified Legal Intern with Gator TeamChild Juvenile Clinic       Once I enrolled at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, I knew I wanted to take advantage of any programs that offered the […]

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