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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ohio Rep. Emilia Sykes (JD 11) Draws on UF Law Experiences in Drafting State Legislation

Ohio State Representative Emilia Sykes (JD 11) always wanted to pursue a career in public health, but her father encouraged her to pursue law. So, the Akron native enrolled in the University of Florida’s dual degree program, graduating with a law degree and master’s in public health, and a certificate in family law in 2011. […]

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 […]