News Briefs January 20, 2009

Published: January 20th, 2009

Category: News Briefs

Have you picked up your copy of UF LAW magazine?

You’re invited to complete the online UF LAW magazine readership survey. Completing the survey is quick & easy, and your feedback will help us keep your UF LAW alumni magazine fresh and relevant to your personal and professional life. Take the survey now »

Attention 1Ls: Need help with writing assignments?

Lois Randolph will be available for individual consultation for writing assignments beginning Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Legal Research and Writing offices. Beginning the week of Monday, Jan. 26, she will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.—appointments and walk-ins welcome. For any questions or concerns, contact Assistant Dean of Students Kari Mattox at View the spring 2009 academic success schedule »

Build a stronger community with pro bono work

President Barack Obama has challenged all of us to do what we can to make our communities and our nation a better place. On Sept. 19, 2008, the president and his wife called on all citizens to find a way to serve their communities. In the wake of this historic inauguration and in the spirit of “Yes We Can” and “Change,” the Center for Children and Families and the Center for Career Services encourage you to take advantage of the many pro bono opportunities to help others. Consider becoming a guardian ad litem, volunteering with legal services or participating in any of the available opportunities.

Call for Student Recruitment Team applicants

The Office of Admissions is seeking students, regardless of year, to help bring the nation’s top candidates to the Levin College of Law. Members of the team conduct campus tours, participate in panel discussions, discuss their law school experiences with prospective law students and travel to cities around the state and nationwide for recruitment purposes. As a member of the Student Recruitment Team, you will be trained to answer inquiries from prospective law students in regards to the admissions process as well as UF Law. Two hours per week is the minimum time commitment for the program. If you are interested in becoming part of the Student Recruitment Team, request an application from Noemar Castro, The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 23, and you must be available to attend a training session on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 4 p.m. For more information, contact Noemar Castro at