Sept. 15, 2014 | Volume XXII, Issue 5

Five law students inducted into UF Hall of Fame

Published: April 19th, 2010

Category: Awards, News, Students

Five UF Law students will be inducted into the UF Hall of Fame this week for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the University of Florida.

Since 1921, the University of Florida Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida through campus and community involvement, participation in organized campus activities, and scholastic achievement. It is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to students by the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Florida.

Please join us in congratulating these exceptional law students on their dedication to the university:

Michael Brevda
  • Brevda, who was born in Miami and raised in Coral Springs, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida where he was active in student government, serving as treasurer of the Gator Party, an executive cabinet member, treasurer of Students Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR), a Florida Blue Key member, the director of federal lobbying, and social chair of my fraternity, Theta Chi. At UF Law he served as defense counsel for the Honor Court, and as a UF Supreme Court Justice. After graduation, Brevda will join Wicker Smith in West Palm Beach.
Clay Carlton
  • Carlton received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida. Clay is a member of Florida Blue Key, a justice on UF’s Supreme Court, and a member of the historically African-American fraternity, Iota Phi Theta, Inc. Clay has interned with Chief Judge David M. Gersten of Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal and for the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court, and he was a summer associate for Morgan, Lewis and Bockius in Miami in 2009.
Matthew Michel
  • Michel is a first-year law student with master’s degrees in history and international business. He is currently president of the Graduate Student Council and a graduate assistant for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies. He holds the national record for Dance Marathon after dancing seven years to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network and Shands Children’s Hospital. Michel is also involved in the John Marshall Bar Association, Law College Council, and Florida Blue Key Speakers Bureau.
Allison Sirica
  • Sirica is a member of Florida Blue Key, a first-year tutor, and a teaching assistant. She has interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the New York Office of the Attorney General. Allison was also a summer associate at Holland & Knight, LLP in Fort Lauderdale.
Samuel Warfield
  • Samuel Warfield, of Jacksonville, is a second-year law student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Warfield graduated magna cum laude from the Warrington College of Business in finance with a minor in real estate. He has previously served as president of his fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE), vice president of alumni affairs for Florida Blue Key, and founded the Ehren Murburg Veterans Memorial Scholarship. During his first summer of law school, Sam interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.
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