Justice Wells to Give Commencement Address

Published: November 27th, 2006

Category: Events, News

Justice Wells

Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles T. Wells, pictured above, will address the Fall 2006 graduates at the Levin College of Law’s commencement Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Florida campus.

Justice Wells assumed his duties as Justice of the Supreme Court on June 16, 1994, after being appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles. He served the court as chief justice from June 2000 through June 2002. A native Floridian, he received his bachelor’s degree from UF in 1961 and his juris doctor degree from UF Law in 1964. He was awarded recognition as a Distinguished Alumnus of UF in 2001.

Graduating students should report with their regalia to the Phillips Center Black Box no later than 1:15 p.m. More information, including directions, can be found on their website http://www.performingarts.ufl.edu/. The parking garage adjacent to the center has been reserved, and guests are encouraged to park there. A reception will immediately follow the program in the law school’s Schott Courtyard.