Steve Uhlfelder (JD 71) Talks with UF Law Students on ‘The Pro Bono Challenge’
Pro Bono Challenge Steve Uhlfelder (JD 71) (pictured left), a lawyer who specializes in public and administrative law at his private practice in Tallahassee, speaks with Levin College of Law students following his presentation Wednesday, Oct. 17, on “Lawyers as Leaders: The Pro Bono Challenge.” Chair of Fulbright Scholarship Board and former chair of the Florida Board of Regents, Uhlfelder is a public interest and youth advocate with a lengthy legacy of volunteer work and advocacy on behalf of youth. He has been the steward of programs such as the Florida Mentoring Partnership with 206,000 volunteer mentors, Holland & Knight’s Opening Doors tutoring/mentoring program, which has helped more than 12,000 children across the nation, and the Florida Children’s Coalition, which led the effort to obtain $23 million in initial funding for the state’s pre-K program for at-risk kids. His speech was presented by the Center for Career Services and the Center on Children & Families. For more information on UF’s Pro Bono Project, stop by the Center for Career Services or go to http://www.law.ufl.edu/career/pdf/probonoinfo.pdf.