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UF Law alumna helps carry on the legacy of ‘America’s lawyer’

Chesterfield Heritage of Leadership Wall

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Although he passed away in 2003 at the age of 85, Chesterfield Smith’s great influence and legacy can be felt daily at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, from which Smith graduated in 1948. From the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom that hosts some of the most prestigious speakers visiting UF […]

2015 Heritage of Leadership honorees inducted

Heritage of Leadership Display

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – To permanently honor outstanding and notable alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and their contributions to the state and University, the Law Center Association Board of Trustees established the Heritage of Leadership Recognition Society. The Class of 2015 honorees were inducted into the Heritage of Leadership on Friday, […]

Artist who illuminates juvenile justice system shortcomings speaking at UF Law

Richard Ross Juvenile Justice Flier

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Law’s Center on Children and Families will host artist and UC Santa Barbara Distinguished Professor of Art Richard Ross as he discusses his work over the past nine years, in which incarcerated juveniles are portrayed through Ross’ photographs in candid, brutal honesty. The lecture will be held at noon on Thursday, […]

Glicksberg a supportive colleague, devoted to profession

UF Law Professor Emeritus Mandell “Mendy” Glicksberg (JD 51) passed away May 5. He was 86. UF Law faculty remember Glicksberg for his warm spirit, “old school” charm, professionalism and integrity. “He was one of the kindest, giving, supportive colleagues ever,” UF Law Professor Nancy Dowd said. He always had “a great glint in the […]

Rosenbury named UF Law Dean

photo of Laura Rosenbury

The University of Florida has announced the appointment of Laura Ann Rosenbury as dean of the Levin College of Law. Effective July 1, she becomes the first female permanent dean in the law school’s 106-year history. A professor at Washington University Law School in St. Louis, since 2002, Rosenbury served as vice dean for research and […]

Nov. 18, 2013 – Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles Canady

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 3 p.m. Canady will be a guest lecturer in the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a new program initiated by friends and colleagues of the late Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. The lectures will be part of Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course but will also be […]

Nov. 7, 2013 – “E-Discovery Processing Made Simple,” a free webinar

Join us on Thursday, November 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm eastern when we present the free UF Law / EDRM webinar, “E-Discovery Processing Made Simple” – sponsored by Nuix. To find critical electronically stored information in a large body of data, you often first need to process the data. And when you process data, you better do so in […]

Nov. 1, 2013 – Ninth annual International Taxation Symposium

UF Law Martin Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Graduate Tax Program welcomes distinguished members of the global tax community to present the Ninth Annual International Tax Symposium at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Presenters: Michael S. Kirsch, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School, University of Notre […]

Oct. 28, 2013 – Florida Supreme Court Justice Fred Lewis

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 3 p.m. Lewis will be a guest lecturer in the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a new program initiated by friends and colleagues of the late Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. The lectures will be part of Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course but will also be […]

Oct. 25, 2013 – IDR presents “Challenges for the Advanced Mediator”

This 8-hour continuing mediator and legal education program will advance the attendees’ knowledge in the areas of communication, ethics, domestic violence, and diversity/cultural awareness and will consider how they challenge the role of the mediator. October 25, 2013 Download the Speaker’s Bios. Download the Flyer. Download the Program Description. REGISTRATION FEE:  VOLUNTEER MEDIATORS – $85  […]