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Admissions Blog

Welcome to the admissions blog for the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Our regularly scheduled live “Chat with Us” function will resume soon. Until then, you can still submit a question to our admissions professionals using the chat box below, or you can contact Delphine or Beth directly. We are always more than happy to answer your questions!

Admissions Blog

UF Law Student Kelly Hallisey Decodes the OCI Process

Name: Kelly Hallisey (JD 18) Hometown: New Port Richey, FL Undergraduate Institution and Degree Program: University of Florida, B.S. in Nuclear Engineering Sciences Law School Involvement: Senior Research Editor, Florida Law Review; Research Assistant to Professor Amy L. Stein; Florida Blue Key; Operations Chair and Internal Relations Coordinator, Student Recruitment Team; Previous President, Intellectual Property […]

UF Law Admissions Goes Cross Country to Meet Prospective Students

Every year the UF Law Office of Admissions travels around the state and country to meet prospective students and this year is no exception! A representative from the Office of Admissions will be traveling across Florida, to Los Angeles, New York City, Atlanta and back this year, and cannot wait to meet with prospective students. […]

Meet UF Law Student Joshua Rieger

Name: Joshua Rieger (JD 18) Hometown: Coral Springs, Florida Undergraduate Institution and Degree Program: University of Florida, B.A. in History, summa cum laude Law School Involvement: Senior Articles Editor, Florida Law Review; Research Assistant to Professor Amy L. Stein; Research Assistant at UF Law’s Center for Governmental Responsibility; Logistics Chair, UF Public Interest Environmental Conference; […]

Meet UF Law Student John Cervera

Name: John E. Cervera Hometown: Miami, Florida Undergraduate Institution and Degree Program: Florida International University, B.A. in Political Science Law School Involvement: President, Cuban American Bar Association; Community Service Chair, Latino Law Students Association; 2L Representative, Student Bar Association.   Early in the law school application process, especially with respect to employment, it is common for students to stumble […]

UF Law Professors Offer Advice to the Incoming Class

Dear UF Law Class of 2020, 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 […]

Meet UF Law Student Blake Murphy

Name: Blake D. Murphy Hometown: Fairfax Station, Virginia Undergraduate Institution and Degree Program: University of Florida, B.A. in Political Science Law School Involvement: President, Florida Blue Key; member, Christian Legal Society     Choosing to attend UF Law will always be a defining moment in my legal career. The curriculum and resources provided at UF […]

Meet UF Law student Patrick Brathwaite

Name: Patrick S. Brathwaite Hometown: Tampa, Florida Undergraduate Institution and Degree Program: Hillsborough Community College Honor’s Institute, Associate in Arts. University of Florida, B.A. in English Law School Involvement: Vice President, Latino Law Student Association   I started the University of Florida Levin College of Law with a few common questions. What will the professors […]

See what you’re missing

Learn more about what makes us so special in a short video “Welcome to UF Law.” You’ll get a taste of a classroom lecture and arguing a case in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom. We introduce our beautiful campus where you’ll see what it’s like to chat in the busy Marcia Whitney Schott […]

LLM GUIDE Ranks UF Law Tax Program No. 1 in the Nation

UF Law’s LL.M. program for U.S. tax law is ranked No. 1 in the country among public schools and No. 3 overall, according to a new ranking published by LLM GUIDE. The guide placed UF Law as No. 3, right behind New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center. U.S. News & […]

Law students spoof Breaking Bad for evidence class

In return for the possibility of a couple of extra points on their evidence final exam, UF Law Professor Jonathan Cohen sometimes asks students to find creative ways of explaining the law of evidence. Typically, this assignment elicits PowerPoint presentations. This year he received a unique response from the class, which is generally enrolled by […]

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