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Florida Bar’s John Harkness (JD 69) Retires As Nation’s Longest Serving Executive Director

Those who have worked with The Florida Bar Executive Director John “Jack” F. Harkness Jr. during his 37-year tenure describe him uniquely – as a rock star, a unicorn and a calming influence during tough times. They also call him a proud Double Gator. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from UF […]

Campus Resources Available for the UF Community

As we begin this new academic year, especially in light of current events that may have created some additional anxieties and concerns for many of us, UF Law wanted to remind everyone of the following resources and support available to faculty, staff, and students. U Matter, We Care is an umbrella for care-related programs and […]

Iron Woman: Alumna Draws Similarities between Training for Trial and Triathlons

UF Law alumna Susan Haag (JD 92) is an experienced prosecutor and the only woman in the world to have completed 100 iron distance triathlon races, each equivalent to swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and running a 26.2 mile marathon in under 17 hours. She also swam, biked and ran her way through an […]

Alum Selected to Lead Federal Trade Commission Bureau

Bruce Hoffman (JD 92) has been named Acting Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. Hoffman, who previously worked as a partner with Shearman & Sterling LLP, transitioned into his new role on Aug. 7, according to an FTC news release. “I am honored to be asked to serve at such a critical […]

UF Law Completes Record $4.5 Million Fundraising Initiative

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More than 1,400 alumni and friends of the University of Florida Levin College of Law contributed $1.5 million to meet the Culverhouse Challenge, an initiative to unlock two $1.5 million matching donations from UF alum Hugh Culverhouse (JD 74) and UF Provost Joe Glover.

Quarles & Brady cited as a Best Law Firm for Women

Quarles & Brady LLP, led by Firm Chair Kimberly Leach Johnson (JD 81), is standing out as a law firm where women attorneys thrive, according to several recent reports. Law360 cited the firm among the “Best Law Firms for Women” in their 2017 Glass Ceiling Report, ranking it No. 2 among firms with between 300 […]

UF Law Professor’s Research on “Reckless Discrimination” Nationally Recognized

From the Black Lives Matter movement to debate about adequate training for police officers, a national conversation about implicit bias is underway. But jurisprudence is sorely lagging when it comes to remedying implicit bias in the workplace and UF Law Associate Professor Stephanie Bornstein’s research underscores the need for change. She argues an employer not […]

OutLaw Students Attend LGBT Bar Career Fair and Conference

UF Law sent a group of students and alumni to San Francisco in early August to participate in The National LGBT Bar Association’s 29th annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair. Aaron Badida (JD 19) who has been named the regional chair of the Law Student Congress for the National LGBT Bar Association, will represent […]

20 UF Law alumni appointed to Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission

United States Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson have announced the full membership of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, and 20 of the members are alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The Judicial Nominating Commission reviews applicants for U.S. district judgeships and recommends lists for senators to review. For more […]

Professor Darren Hutchinson Named New Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Laura A. Rosenbury, Dean of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and the Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law, has chosen Professor Darren Hutchinson to serve as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development. Professor Hutchinson, who holds the Stephen C. O’Connell Chair, has taught at the College of Law since 2013, following […]

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