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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 with paper presentations from professors of law, sports […]

Gov. Scott Elevates Judge Robert Luck (JD 04) to Appellate Bench

Circuit Judge Robert J. Luck (JD 04) has been elevated to the 3rd District Court of Appeal by Gov. Rick Scott. He will fill the vacancy left by Judge Frank A. Shepherd, according to the governor’s office. Judge Luck has been serving as a circuit judge for the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade since 2013. […]

Gator Nation boosts American Bar Foundation

One of the newest members of the American Bar Foundation joins an already-strong contingent of the Gator Law Nation who support the group devoted to advancing justice through scholarly research. According to foundation data, Christopher Vallandingham (JD 00), a UF Law adjunct faculty member and tenured member of the University Libraries faculty, is at least […]

A Prosperous Year: UF Law Professor Travels Globe, Publishes Interdisciplinary Works

“A confluence of independent opportunities” has made this the most successful year of UF Law Professor Larry DiMatteo’s career. DiMatteo has authored, co-authored or co-edited five books, written two scholarly articles and will deliver a distinguished lecture series on contract law and economics in Belgium this March. DiMatteo is an affiliate professor at UF Law […]

UF Law Professor Reappointed to Supreme Court Mediation Review Board

UF Law Professor Robin Davis has been reappointed as an appellate mediator to the Northern Division of the Mediator Qualifications and Discipline Review Board by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga (JD 79). Davis (JD 88), a senior legal skills professor, serves as director of the UF Law Institute for Dispute Resolution, and is […]

Fred Murray joins UF Law as Professor of Tax Practice

Dean Laura Rosenbury has announced that Fred Murray will join the faculty of the University of Florida Levin College of Law as a full-time Professor of Tax Practice. Since 2007, Professor Murray has been at Grant Thornton LLP, where he serves as a Managing Director, International Tax Services. In addition, he has taught International Tax […]

Law Student Volunteers Help Transgender Individuals Navigate the Legal System

Seven UF Law students recently volunteered to help transgender individuals amend their legal documents to more accurately depict their identities. The Transgender Identification Documents Workshop and Legal Clinic was held Jan. 28 at the Pride Community Center of North Central Florida in Gainesville. The event, sponsored by the Southern Legal Counsel, included a presentation on […]

UF Law Alumni Rank 13th for Percentage of Judges on Federal Bench

UF Law alumni rank 13th among all law schools for the percentage of judges on the federal bench and ninth for the percentage of federal district court judges, according to a forthcoming paper in the Tennessee Law Review. “The New Diversity Crisis” by Jason Iuliano of Yale Law School and Avery Stewart, a Global Business […]

UF Law’s Tax Moot Court Team Takes Top Spot in National Competition

UF Law’s Tax Moot Court team took home a national title at the American Bar Association’s Law Student Tax Challenge, placing ahead of nearly 65 teams during the  Jan. 18-21 ABA Tax Section 2017 Midyear Meeting in Orlando. Third-year law students George “Chip” Gray and Joshua Jacobson placed first nationally for best written memorandum and […]

Mindy Herzfeld Joins UF Law as Professor of Tax Practice, Director of LL.M. in International Taxation Program

Dean Laura Rosenbury has announced that Mindy Herzfeld will join the faculty of the University of Florida Levin College of Law as a Professor of Tax Practice and Director of the LL.M. in International Taxation Program. Since 2014, Professor Herzfeld has been a Contributing Editor for Tax Analysts, authoring weekly columns on international tax policy […]