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Gators on Wall Street

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David Scileppi  (JD 02) and Gustav L. Schmidt (JD 10) participated in the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony on June 9 in New York City, in connection with the IPO for Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRTSU). The Gunster attorneys served as counsel to the company in connection with its initial public offering, which closed on June 8. […]

Fredric Levin speaks at UF Law commencement

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When Fredric G. Levin (JD 61) delivered the address at UF Law’s commencement on May 15, it was the first time the law school’s namesake has addressed the graduating class. A webcast of his speech is available to view on UF Law’s website at Levin, a shareholder in Pensacola’s Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & […]

LL.M. in Taxation student Weeg wins national competition

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Christopher Weeg (JD 15), a LL.M. in Taxation student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, has earned a cash prize and national recognition in the Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition. Law students nationwide submitted papers on current legal trends. Other winners hail from Harvard University, University of Michigan, Stanford University, Columbia University, Boston […]

Sokol Named UF Research Foundation Professor

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  The University of Florida Research Foundation has named Levin College of Law Professor D. Daniel Sokol a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2016-2019. The recognition went to just 34 UF faculty campus-wide who were deemed to have “a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to […]

On the way to Top 10? Moot Court wins 43-team competition

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UF Law students Rachel Harman (3L) and Jessica Kramer (3L) brought home gold for the Florida Moot Court Team in the 23rd annual John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition held at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. The competitors squared off against 42 other teams and emerged victorious […]

May 15, 2016 – UF Law Commencement

Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts UF Law’s Spring Commencement will be held in two ceremonies – the first one will be at 10 a.m. and the second one will be at 2:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. video presentation. 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. video presentation.

UF Law students give back during inaugural Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break students

A group of hardworking UF Law students recently traded in the sun-soaked beaches of Miami and Mexico for the opportunity to serve others and learn more about the legal profession through the inaugural Alternative Spring Break service project. The project set up locations in Jacksonville and Immokalee. The Alternative Spring Break program was designed to […]

Elizabeth Rowe named Distinguished Teaching Scholar

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UF Law Professor Elizabeth Rowe has been inducted into the University of Florida Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, an advisory group to the Provost’s Office that honors exceptional university faculty who have combined superior teaching and research with a record of distinguished scholarship. Rowe, an expert in intellectual property law, is a leading trade secrecy […]

UF Law and University of Havana host historic conference

UF Law and University of Havana professors

The University of Florida and the University of Havana took the lead in opening academic relations between Cuba and the United States with a historic two-day interdisciplinary conference that brought together academics from both countries. With an eye to fostering long-term research collaboration, UF and UH co-sponsored the Conference on Law and Policy in the […]

Supreme Court on campus: Justice Thomas spends week with UF Law students

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Ben Silva, a third-year law student began reading U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ opinions during his undergraduate years, while he studied American History with an emphasis on slavery, the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. Little did he imagine that one day he would have the opportunity to spend hours in class with […]