Uhlfelder Takes Top Leadership Roles

Board of Governors member and Tallahassee attorney Steven J. Uhlfelder (JD 71) was named chair of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board following his election by its members in Washington, D.C. Uhlfelder is leading the 12-member board, which is appointed by the president and oversees the United States’

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Getting Down to Business

By Sharon Cole Just as Frederick Leonhardt (JD 74) was about to sign with an established Tampa law firm upon graduation 30 years ago, providence intervened. He was approached by J. Hyatt Brown (JD 70), then a member of the Florida House of Representatives. “He told

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Woman of Firsts

By Sharon Cole To those who have seen her in the courtroom, it is not surprising Sylvia Walbolt (JD 63) spearheaded appeals resulting in the reversal of more than $100 million in jury verdicts — despite a judicial climate in Florida courts that overwhelmingly affirms such decisions.

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Three Alums on Top Education Board

The Board of Governors, the powerful group that oversees Florida’s university system, is comprised of 17 members. Three of them are UF Levin College of Law graduates. The board was created in 2003 by the passage of constitutional Amendment 11 to manage higher education as well as

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