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 Selection Committee determined the initial classes of inductees, barring exceptional circumstances, would be honored posthumously.
Chester H. Ferguson
Class of 1930
Chairman Florida Board of Regents, Founder MacFarlane Ferguson, P.A.
Clara Backus Floyd Gehan
Class of 1933
Among first female UF Law graduates, President Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, Instrumental in founding of Three Rivers Legal Services and Law School Legal Aid Clinics
William O.E. Henry
Class of 1952
Florida Bar President, Advocate for legal aid, Partner- Holland & Knight
John T. Wigginton
Class of 1932
Chief Judge First District Court of Appeals, FL, Florida Bar President
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