Delaney & Noah Named JMBA Student & Professor of the Year
The John Marshall Bar Association (JMBA) announced at the Barrister’s Ball April 2 that Blake Delaney (2L, top photo) and University of Florida Research Foundation Professor Lars Noah (below) had earned two of the school’s highest honors: Student of the Year and Professor of the Year.
“It’s such an honor to be recognized by the law school,” said Delaney. “The people here make it so easy to get involved in the community.”
Delaney is from Fairfax, VA, and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia with a double major in linguistics and anthropology. He is an assistant research editor of Florida Law Review, works with first-year students through the Review’s tutoring program, and won the award for Best New Law Review Member at the awards banquet last fall. He also is active in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, served as a Fall 2003 ambassador for new students, and earned the Fall 2002 book award for Criminal Law and Fall 2003 book award for Bankruptcy.
Noah also was named Professor of the Year in 1995 and 1998, a tribute to the time and attention he devotes to his students. He earned his A.B. (magna cum laude) and J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard University, and is a prolific author and frequent speaker in areas of Administrative Law, Conflict of Laws, Medical Technology, Products Liability and Torts. He joined the College of Law faculty in 1994, and has been a visiting professor at Georgetown and University of Texas.