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Students Win Top Petitioner and Best Oral Advocate at National Latino Moot Court Competition

The UF Law Latino Law Student Association took home high honors from the 2017 National Latina/o Law Student Association Moot Court Competition and Conference held in Atlanta earlier this fall. During the conference two UF Law students were also elected to NLLSA’s executive board. UF Law students Daniel Batista (JD 18) and co-counsel Harold Lemoine […]

Students, faculty engage in robust discussions about the ‘Role of Lawyers in Today’s Society’

In response to recent national events, the University of Florida Levin College of Law launched a series of discussions about the “Role of Lawyers in Today’s Society,” led by UF Law scholars. “Successful lawyers never impose their world views on clients or simply assume that the other side is wrong,” UF Law Dean Laura A. […]

UF Law students build community, UF Hall of Fame takes notice

Two UF Law students have been inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Adam Trumbly and Christopher S. Tribbey Jr. were among 25 students inducted into the Hall of Fame during an April 3 ceremony held at the Reitz Union. Trumbly and Tribbey have consistently helped to build a stronger community at UF […]

Florida Tax Institute draws tax scholars, practitioners

The annual Florida Tax Institute is this week in Tampa, bringing together the top tax scholars and practitioners from across the state and around the country. This institute is organized by graduates and professors of the UF Levin College of Law, home of the No. 1 public and No. 3 overall tax law program in […]

Students opt for pro bono and field courses on spring break

Nearly 30 UF Law students gained hands on legal training and performed pro bono work this week during the second annual Alternative Spring Break Program. Students also enjoyed networking events with area alumni and potential employers. The program expanded to four locations this year: In Jacksonville, students worked with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid on name and […]

Micro-brewery delivers lessons in entrepreneurship

UF Law students in Law and Entrepreneurship, an upper-level elective taught by Professor Daniel Sokol, have been examining the structuring of venture capital and legal and regulatory issues for high-tech growth companies. Last week, the class took a field trip to the Gainesville-based Swamp Head Brewery to better understand the business strategies of a growth […]

UF Law students win in Miami, advance to international competition

UF Law students have again earned a spot in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna after winning The Florida Bar International Law Section’s annual pre-moot in Miami on Feb. 18. Garrison Cohen (3L), David Mittel (3L), Paul Punzone (3L), and Ashlyn Robinson (3L) traveled to Miami to prepare for the […]

Competition Policy Initiative focuses on ‘NCAA Cartel’

                  The UF Competition Policy Initiative run by economics department chair and affiliate law professor Roger Blair as well as UF Research Foundation Professor of Law D. Daniel Sokol will host a conference on the “NCAA Cartel” on Friday, Feb. 24, with paper presentations from professors of […]

Trial Team Wins 8th National Title

The University of Florida Trial Team at the Levin College of Law won its eighth national title this month, defeating 12 teams through four rounds to clench the top spot in the Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition Oct. 14-15. UF Law 3L students Neal Cordero, Danielle Kaboudi, Tristan Montaque and Will Sepulveda took home the […]

Students, alumni assist Pulse nightclub victims

In an effort to provide relief to members of the Hispanic and LGBT communities affected by the mass shooting in June at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, UF Law students, alumni and community partners joined together Sept. 9-10 at the Orlando United Wills Clinic  to provide free legal services to those in need. Student volunteers aided attorneys […]