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UF Law Students Provide Community Assistance During Tax Season

UF Law has again teamed up with its community partner United Way of North Central Florida to participate in the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and help thousands of low-income individuals prepare and file their tax returns for free. This year the UF Law VITA site filed returns for more than 2,000 working […]

Heritage of Leadership 2018 Inductees

Charles Fulton, JD 35 (May 12, 1910 – May 15, 1996) West Palm Beach attorney turned federal judge, Charles Fulton, spent his professional life dedicated to enriching the dignity and honor of the legal profession.  After graduating from UF Law in 1935, he founded his own practice in South Florida before being named an Assistant […]

UF Law Links Three Generations of Double Gators

When Charles Wendell Harris (BA 59, LLB 61) passed away at a young age, he was unaware two familial generations would follow in his footsteps at UF Law. “The fact that we can have those shared experiences decades apart is just something so special,” said Savannah Unruh, Harris’s granddaughter, who graduated from UF Law in […]

UF Law posts No. 1 employment rate in Florida, nearly 11 points above national average

University of Florida Levin College of Law ranks first in the state and 31st in the nation for employment success, according to data recently released by the American Bar Association. For the Class of 2017, 86.1 percent of UF Law graduates were employed in full-time, long-term legal jobs 10 months after graduation. This rate places […]

You’re Invited: Bar Preparation Kick-Off Meeting

                  Dear students, As we approach graduation, we’d like to remind you of some important upcoming events at UF Law associated with bar exam preparation. What: Bar Preparation Kick-Off Meeting When: May 17, 9am – 11am Where: HOL 180 If you have not yet RSVP’d, you may do […]

In Memoriam: Florida Law Review Editor Michael Jamieson (JD 64)

Double Gator Michael Jamieson, an influential Holland and Knight partner whose accolades include election to the American Law Institute and American Bar Association Business Law Section, passed away in late February. He was 77. In 1961, Jamieson received his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from UF and went on to graduate with his […]

Joe Scarborough (JD 90) announced as UF Law’s 2018 Commencement Speaker

  UF Law Dean Laura Rosenbury is excited to announce that former U.S. Congressman and UF Law alum Joe Scarborough (JD 90) will be the commencement speaker on May 18. Scarborough is co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe alongside Mika Brzezinski. Time Magazine has called the show “revolutionary.” Morning Joe features interviews with top newsmakers and […]

UF Law and East China University of Political Science & Law to Co-host Tax Symposium in Shanghai

UF Law and East China University of Political Science & Law to Co-host Tax Symposium in Shanghai University of Florida Levin College of Law and the East China University of Political Science and Law will offer a one-day US-China tax symposium in Shanghai on June 25. The symposium is also co-sponsored by the Tax Council […]

Florida Trial Team Wins National Championship in Puerto Rico Competition

Members of the Florida Trial Team flew to Puerto Rico to defend their title in the Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition, held in San Juan April 13-14, 2018. By Saturday evening, the team had won first place and nabbed three additional accolades. This is the team’s third championship this semester. The students also brought home […]

UF Law Professors Drake and Stein Named Champions for Change

UF Law Professors Teresa Drake and Amy Stein have each been selected as recipients of the 2018 Champions for Change award, an honor reserved for those making significant contributions in the areas of sustainability and/or health. The awards are sponsored by the UF Office of Sustainability and the Healthy Gator Coalition. The nine award recipients […]