Levin College of Law

Experiential Learning

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  • Introduction to Lawyering

    This course acquaints students with the defining attributes of the legal profession including a code of ethics and assumption of duties to clients, the justice system and society. It focuses on the evolving nature of legal services, types of law practices and demographics of the legal profession and the skills required for law practice.


    The Fredric G. Levin College of Law Clinics are faculty-supervised, advice, representation and mediation clinics that integrate the college’s nationally-ranked scholarship with applied lawyering, mediation and problem-solving skills developed through simulation courses and by legal services provided in a fully-operational legal aid clinic.

    Learn more by viewing our Clinics pages.


    The Levin College of Law offers a vibrant Externship Program in which students earn academic credit and obtain real-world experience in a variety of legal settings. Levin externships are available throughout Florida and the United States at government agencies, with sitting federal and state judges, at non-profit institutions, and in for-profit corporations.

    Learn more by viewing our Externship pages.

    Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy

    The Florida Bar and the ABA have made clear that lawyering skills must be a significant element of a law student’s preparation for practice. The Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy Department’s mission is to provide to our students the means to master these skills.

    Learn more by viewing our Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy pages.

    Study Abroad Programs

    Through programs offered on campus and abroad, Florida law students gain international experience and exposure and a distinguishing edge in today’s competitive job market. Students benefit from decades of international experience and involvement by faculty.

    Learn more by viewing our Study Abroad pages.

    Semester Away Program

    Starting in spring 2016, UF Law students may also choose to take part in a two-year pilot program offering students a semester away, working for a firm or agency in select areas – South Florida, Washington, D.C., or Tallahassee, Florida. Classroom study blends with professional experience while allowing students to remain registered full-time at UF Law.