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Admissions Blog

Decision Time Is Almost Here

For law school applicants across the country, April is decision time. This is when most law schools will require a seat deposit to secure your place in the fall class (UF Law’s deadline is April 20). Here are some tips to help you make the ultimate decision: Gather information – Visit the school and talk […]

The Importance of Finding Friendship in Law School

Name and Year: Daniel O’Byrne (JD 20) Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.S. in Political Science and History Law School Involvement: Student Recruitment Team Member, 1L Section Representative; Federalist Society and Criminal Law Association.       Believe it or not, I’ve been asked “Why UF Law” more during my 1L term than during my […]

UF Law’s Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic Prepares Students For Legal Careers

Name and Year: Catherine Nowak (JD 18) Hometown: Tampa, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Entomology, University of Florida Law School Involvement: Certified Legal Intern, Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic; Alternative Spring Break Co-Executive Chair 2016-2017, Senior Advisor 2017-2018; Florida Association of Women Lawyers President 2016-2017; No More Violence, No More Silence […]

UF Law’s Family Advocacy Clinic Provides Experiential Learning Opportunities For Students

Name and Year: Jenna Duvall (JD 18) Hometown: Anna Maria, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in Criminology and Law and B.S. in Family, Youth and Community Sciences, University of Florida Law School Involvement: Secretary for Gators Alternative Dispute Resolution, Secretary of Association for Public Interest Law, Vice President of Family Law Society, and Family Advocacy Clinic […]

Student Group Brings Awareness To “Week Against Mass Incarceration”

Name and Year:  Elizabeth Toms (JD 19) Hometown: Ocala, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in Anthropology from University of South Florida Law School Involvement:  President, National Lawyers Guild, UF Chapter     UF Law student Elizabeth Toms (JD 19) is spearheading a week-long initiative to bring awareness to mass incarceration. Below she explains what National Lawyers […]

UF Law’s Grad Tax Program Offers Various Networking Opportunities

Name: Lilian Guzman (LLMT 2018) Hometown: Weston, Florida Undergraduate Institution: Florida International University Law School: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law         After graduating law school and taking the bar exam, joining yet another law school and continuing school while former classmates are becoming lawyers seemed exhausting and overwhelming. However, […]

Ring in the New Year by Applying to UF Law

2018 is upon us! After ringing in the New Year and writing down those resolutions, we hope your to-do list looks something like this: Eat the last of the holiday cookies Pack up the decorations Get ready to greet a new semester Take the LSAT Apply to UF Law! Yes, you still have time to […]

UF Law Mentors Help Guide Students Through Rigors of Law School

Name and Year:  Isabella Limonta (JD 20) Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela Undergraduate Institution: B.S. in Public Relations and Masters Certificate in Global Strategic Communication, University of Florida. Law School Involvement:  Associate Editor, The Brief; Governor, Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division; 1L Representative, Latino Law Student Association and Immigration Law Association.       The summer […]

UF Law Hosts Tailgate for Admitted Students and Alumni

On Nov. 18, UF Law hosted its first-ever admitted students tailgate, bringing together those interested in joining the Gator Nation with current students, faculty and alumni. UF Law’s alumni leaders were in town for their annual fall meeting. The alumni shared with students their own UF Law experiences while offering strategies for success in law school […]

UF Law – Location Matters

When I meet with prospective students, I often hear that location is a very important factor when applying to law school. They want to know if they’ll be able to pursue their dream job in a location outside of Gainesville – or even Florida – if they attend UF Law. The answer is that no […]

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