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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 […]

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 […]