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Hunting for Student Housing

You picked your law school (and you made a great choice!). You bought some swag and you know the dates for orientation. Next on the to-do list: find affordable housing in Gainesville. In this post, I will offer some insider advice on how to tackle this important decision. Housing options can fill up quickly after […]

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 […]

UF Law Student Natalie Mendez Explains Why it’s Never too Early to Network

Name and Year:  Natalie Mendez (JD 20) Hometown: Miami, Florida Undergraduate Institution: B.A. in Business Administration and Minor in Family, Youth and Community Sciences, University of Florida. Law School Involvement: Vice President, Family Law Society; 1L Representative, American Constitution Society; Admissions Office Student Recruitment Team and Association for Public Interest Law.       During my final year […]

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 […]

The Gator Nation Starts on Day One

Daniel O’Byrne is a 1L at UF Law and a member of the student recruitment team. After assisting during the April 13 Admitted Students Day event, he sat down to share his thoughts:   Admitted Students Day at the University of Florida Levin College of Law is an exciting day for many different reasons. Admitted […]

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 […]