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Governor Rick Scott Appoints Fifteen UF Law Alumni to Judicial Nominating Commissions

On July 17, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments and reappointments of many legal professionals to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions. Below is a complete listing of UF Law alumni who were among those selected.       Mohammad O. Jazil (JD 09) was appointed to the First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating […]

UF Law Hosts Summer Program for Brazilian Judges, Prosecutors and Attorneys

In July, UF Law’s Center for Governmental Responsibility hosted the 19th Annual Summer Program in American Law for Brazilian Judges, Prosecutors and Attorneys. This one-week program has been a feature of CGR’s involvement in Latin America since 2000. This year’s group included eight federal judges from the north of Brazil, together with two state prosecutors, […]

UF Law Professor Silvia Menendez Named Associate Dean for Experiential Learning

UF Law Professor Silvia Menendez has assumed a new leadership position at UF Law, where she will lead experiential learning opportunities for law students. The newly created Associate Dean for Experiential Learning position reflects a similar trend at other leading law schools including the University of Chicago School of Law, Columbia Law School, and University of Georgia […]

UF Law Florida Bar Exam Information   

Where can I find past Florida bar essays and released student responses? You may find those resources here. Can I postpone taking the bar exam? Yes. To do so, you must complete and fax or mail the Notice of Postponement before the bar exam. Your previously paid application fee will be applied to the next […]

UF Law’s Semester in Practice Program Earns Florida Bar Group Professionalism Award

UF Law’s Semester in Practice program has earned the 2018 Group Professionalism Award from The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism. UF Law Dean Laura A. Rosenbury accepted the award at the bar’s annual meeting in Orlando on June 14 alongside UF Law alum Nate Harvey (JD 18), who enrolled in the Semester in Practice […]

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 […]

Florida Rep. Margaret Good (JD 12) Uses Law Degree for Public Service

When Margaret Good (JD 12) decided her state representatives weren’t effectively working on behalf of their constituents, she decided to take action. She ran for the Florida House of Representatives District 72 seat in a February 2018 special election that was both hotly contested and highly publicized. Good prevailed and took office with just three […]

UF Law Professor to Host Seminar with International Leaders at Florida Bar Meeting

UF Law Legal Skills Professor Joan Stearns Johnsen will offer a course during The Florida Bar’s 2018 Annual Convention exploring how attorneys can still meet their clients’ needs in the wake of the Singapore Convention and its impacts on international arbitration and cross-border mediation. The course will include discussions with leading experts in the field […]

UF Law Launches 2018 Summer Tour

UF Law Launches 12-City Summer Tour UF Law will make stops in 12 cities this summer as part of the 2018 Summer Tour. Dean Laura Rosenbury and members of UF Law’s admissions and alumni teams will travel to eight states and will end the tour on August 16 in San Francisco. The tour stops will […]

UF Law Professors Claire Germain and Shamika Dalton Recognized for Commitment to Profession

Two members of the UF Law community will be recognized for their commitment to the profession during the American Association of Law Libraries annual conference in Baltimore this July. Emerita Professor Claire Germain will receive the prestigious Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. UF Law Professor of Legal Research Shamika Dalton will receive the Emerging […]