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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 […]

Snapping up a Storm

UF Law loves Snapchat! And what better way to use the social media platform than to hand it over to our students and let them give you an unfiltered glimpse into life as a UF Law student. If you’ve missed these takeovers check them out on our YouTube channel. If you are a current student […]

New Course Introduces Honor Students to Law School

UF Law lecturer Joel Black is teaching a new course aimed at introducing undergraduate honor students to law school. We chatted with Joel to find out more.   1) How many students do you teach? The course IDH 3931: Introduction to Law at Levin is a one-credit honors program course. Interest in the course has […]

UF Law Travels South

We’re heading to South Florida! Ian McInnis, associate director for admissions – recruitment, will be participating in a panel discussion at 5 p.m. on March 28 at Florida International University College of Law. Ian and representatives from four other law schools will take part in the Law and Legal Profession class discussion, which details the […]