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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 […]

UF Law Students Selected For Fellowships, Will Provide Assistance to Immigrants

Two UF Law students – Jasmine Brito and Joseph Cordova – will each embark on a two-year fellowship following graduation this May to practice immigration law. Brito was one of 25 law students chosen from a nationwide search to become an Immigrant Justice Corps 2018 Justice Fellow. She will work to represent immigrants fighting deportation […]

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. […]