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Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
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Table of Contents
    Laptop network access at the law school
        Page 1
    Student affairs
        Page 2
    Announcements
        Page 3
    Student news
        Page 3
    Inside the law school
        Page 4
        Page 5
        Page 6
    In stride - tips for healthy living
        Page 7
    Calendar
        Page 8
    Information - get it, share it, here's how
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INSIDE
New "One-stop"
reservations for a
student orgs (pg. 2)

Career Services Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 1 August 21, 2000
workshops, orienta-
tions & job oppor-
tuitio s (&jb or) Laptop network access at the to connect the card to a network jack. They will also
tunities (pg. 2) install some UF-licensed, free software, including
law school virus protection with current data files. All installa-
Parking decals sold tions are tested to ensure proper operation. Call
here (pg. 3)he Levin College of 372.8616 or 372.9071, or e-mail: cwells@cucinc.
LP C e aw now supports internet com. Tell them you will be using your computer at
P Certifcate access (TCPIP, abbreviated the College of Law and would like to have the option
Orientation (pg. 3) "IP") and (CIRCA-provided) of Charged Printing at the law school available.
Library renovatons Charged Printing from your personal laptop com- (Continuedpage 3)
p g. 3) puter. There are three locations where your laptop A
(p. 3) can connect to the Internet:
Student News Legal Information Center, first floor reading area.
Student News I
Approximately 36 auto-sensing 10/100 Mbps Law is perhaps the most stabilizing, unify-
(pg. 3) Ethernet ports and power connections are on tables ing force in our country today. As educators,
Inside the Law along the south (glassed) wall. This location includes our obligation is to pass on the best ofwhat we
chideot Lpg printers to which output from laptop computer know, and hep you become a posiive force in
School (pg. 4) Charged Printing is routed. know, and help you become a positive force in
School (pg. 4) Charged Printing is routed.
Classroom 190C, Holland Hall. Every seat has the profession, state and nation.
Tips for Healthy an auto-sensing 10/100 Ethernet port and power The work we do here has tremendous power
Living (pg. 7) connection under the tabletop. to shape society, and impact the lives of others.
Seminar room, 354 Holland Hall. Power and The knowledge, values and skills we impart to
Information Get Ethernet connections (currently limited to lOMbps) you will shape your legal career and future, and
it, share it, here's for each seat are inside covered wells in the center of we take that responsibility very seriously.
how (pg. 8) the conference table. We have initiated a number of innovative
To make an internet connection or use programs...Professionalism, Certificates in
College Calendar Charged Printing, you must have: Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and
(pg. 8) A Gatorlink account Trusts Practice, Intellectual Property, and
An Ethernet adapter for your laptop International and Comparative Law, and numer-
And more... Device drivers specific for your adapter installed ous resources and services to help develop your
Network drivers (TCP/IP) installed and properly skills while making law school fun, fulfilling
confgurskills while making law school un ulillin
Save time and money via Printer drivers installed and network addresses and challenging.
the law school Web site: properly configured, if you desire to use CIRCA's As Dean, I am interested
ww w ck Charged Printing. (If Charged Printing capabilities in your input and in learning
.l.ufledu cick are installed, you do not have to print exclusively to how we can make your time
on "Admissions" for the CIRCA printers; you can still print on your own here more productive. I
College's Roommate printer.) encourage you to share your
Referral Forum... PLEASE NOTE: The College of Law does not insights by attending regu-
"Student Affairs" to find provide support for personally-owned computers. larly scheduled "Brown Bag
There are two sources for assistance on-campus: with the Dean" luncheons,
used books through the
The PC Servicenter and CIRCA: or by speaking with any or
Book Exchange. The PC Servicenter, Suite G80, Reitz Union, will all of our three Associate
install a complete turn-key solution, including a 3- Deans.
UNIVERSITY OF Com 10/100 Ethernet Card, all required device dri- Jon L. Mills,
FLORIDA vers and printer drivers for Charged Printing at the Inter Dean
dL '' -"'-' ^ law school, for $119.95, including a 6' RJ-45 cable
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
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S D3 A A 3

Working for you... Affairs. Student Affairs staff will handle the orga-
We in Student Affairs extend a warm welcome nization's room request as well as posting the
to our entering students. You will be part of the event on the College calendar. (If you are planning
College of Law community for the next three an event other than a meeting, you must meet with
years, and we are delighted to have you with us. Noemar Castro to discuss details). Any event coor-
Four UF law alumni have We look frward o working with you as you dinated by any law school student organization
served as American Bar negotiate your way along the student-lawyer path, must be approved by Students Affairs, including
Association presidents, learning not only the book knowledge, but also the events held outside the College of Law. For
more than from any other values of being a professional attorney. Student information: Noemar Castro, 392.0421.
law school or state in the Affairs staff members are here to work with you. Student organization registration renewal
past 30 years. Columbia Use us as much as you can, and remember to pro- Student groups must re-register their organiza-
and Harvard each have vide feedback to help us serve you better. We look tions in the fall. There is no deadline, but groups
graduated three, and forward to hearing from you. will not have the privileges of a registered stu-
graduated three, and Gail Sasnett, Associate Dean for Students dent group until their registration is completed.
Baylor, George
Financial aid assistance Each group should pick up a re-registration form
Washington, Michigan, from the Student Activities Center or from
If you have financial aid questions or concerns,
Virginia and Oklahoma e o and se e in t t a Noemar Castro in Student Affairs. That very short
please stop by and see me in the Student Affairs
each have graduated two. Office Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or e-mail me form must be signed by the faculty advisor and
UF law graduate Martha at: TrishVarnes@sfa.ujl.edu. Financial aid infor- then returned to the Student Activities Center by
Barnett '73 (left) will lead mation is also available in the Student Handbook the president or director of the organization. The
the professional association and on the Web "Student Affairs" site. I look for- student will receive a password that will provide
of 400,000 lawyers for the ward to workng with you. access to an on-line registration form on the
00000 y h Tnsh Vames, Director, Financial Aid Student Activities Center Web page. Once the on-
2000-2001 year. Other past line registration form is completed, the student
presidents, from left, are One-Stop Reservations activities center will be notified and the organiza-
Talbot "Sandy" New this fall, student organizations can get all tion will be registered. To access funds and
D'Alemberte '62, their meeting or event needs taken care of at one reserve rooms, all organizations must properly
W. Reece Smith J '4 place through a "one-stop" reservation process. complete Organization Registration. In addition,
All the organization needs to do is to pick up groups must fill out the Executive Board update
and Chesterfield Smith '48. and fill out the Events Request Form in Student form and return it to Noemar Castro by Aug. 30.
(Photo: ABAJ/Stephen Hyde) For information: Noemar Castro, Student Affairs
Coordinator, castro@law.ufj.edu, or Chris Cupoli,
Student Activities Center, chrisc@union. ujf. edu.

Center for Career Services

Fall 2000 Externship Orientation
There will be a mandatory orientation for all
Fall 2000 externs Friday, Aug., 25, 2:30 p.m.,
Faculty Dining Room.
On-campus interviewing
If you will be participating in on-campus inter-
viewing or accessing job listings this fall, and you
have not previously registered with Career
Services, you should attend one of the following
Interactive Career Assistance Network (I.C.A.N.)
informational sessions:

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(Continuedfrom page 1) Videographers needed to
If you already have, or decide to purchase, your own te il le
ethernet adapter, you will be responsible for
installing the card, installing the specific device evening positions available,
drivers and network drivers, and configuring the No experience necessary.
network adapter to work on the campus network. See John, Brian or Jim in
CIRCA has a walk-up help desk at 520 CSE. They
can help you configure a properly-installed and Media Services, 218 Bruton-
working ethernet adapter for IP support on the Geer, to apply.
campus network and in setting up Charged Printing.
Once you have an ethernet adapter installed and Compact shelving is helping the library make the most
configured, you can use your Gatorlink ID to create of its limited space.
an internet connection. Start your internet browser ing changes made to fulfill the needs of a growing
(Netscape or Internet Explorer) and open a Web library collection.
page. Any Web page should take you to the UF Summer renovations include new carpet and
Authentication Web Page, but the specific address compact shelving in the first floor reading room.
is: http://connect.circa.uJl.edu. Additional instruc- More importantly, the library's book collections
tions may be found at: http://micro.circa.ufl.edu/ have a new arrangement that should help students,
walkup/userview.shtml. The Charged faculty and staff locate material, since most books
Printing configuration is at will be in Library of Congress call number order.
http://micro. circa. ufl. edu/ The new arrangement in the library, by floor, is:
chargedprintwin.shtml. A free hand- Lower level: Domestic lawjournals have remained
out also is available at the Legal here, and the "international law journals," formerly in
Information Center Reference Desk. the third floor reading room, have joined them. This
Mark Bergeron, Head, allows most of the library's bound journal collection,
Bergeron
Berron Computing Services with the exception of tax journals, to be in one place.
SFirst floor: New compact shelving contains the
Announcements National Reporter System, CFR, Congressional
Record and American Digest System.
Parking decals sold Aug. 21, 22, 23 Upper level: USCA, ALR, CJS, Am Jur, Regional
S i t Shepards' and Digests, The Florida collection, and The University of Florida has
Parking decals will be sold August 21, 22 and texts with LC call numbers "A" through "KDC 399."
23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., outside the Dean's Office in Sexond floo LC cal l numbers "KDC th rough DC already surpassed its goal in
Second floor: LC cal numbers "KDC 399" through
Holland Hall. Please have your tag number at time "KFM7829." The last state is Mississippi. the "It's Performance That
of purchase. Decals are $78 for an annual decal Third floor: LC call numbers "KFM7830" Counts" capital campaign,
(good through May 1, 2001) and $26 for fall. (Missouri) through "Z" and unclassified items in and will conclude the effort
IP Orientation meeting Aug. 31 SB, RB, SBC, this fall. Fund-raising contin-
Students interested in the Intellectual Property Library staff are eager to assist you, so don't ues toward the law school's
Certificate Program should attend an orientation hesitate to stop by the Reference Desk on thestate-of
meeting Thursday, Aug. 31, 5:30 p.m., 190A library's first floor with any questions or concerns rthe-art facility to house con-
Holland Hall. For information: Certificate Program Alumni Council officers elected
temporary work and study
Director Thomas Cotter, 392.2235, New officers were elected at the law school's
cotter @law.uf.edu. Alumni Council Meeting in April. Bill Bone (JD space.Visit www.law.ufledu/
Library renovations complete '84) succeeded Peter MacNamara, (JD '76/LLM alumni/campaign for details.
The law schoos Legal Information Center '77) as president, and Bruce Harris (JD '93) became
The law school's Legal Information Center .
president-elect.
(library) was renovated over the summer to make president-elect.
the most of the limited room available for library Student News
expansion in Holland Hall. The College's
Development Office is working hard to secure con- JLSA meeting week of Aug. 28th
tributions for a new, state-of-the-art facility that will T J L
The Jewish Law Students Association will hold
allow for the expansion of the library and optimal
its first meeting of the semester the week of August
arrangement of the book collection. Until then, a
28th. Watch for flyers and the next edition of
library staff appreciate your understanding regard- (Coe 7)
(Continued page 7)
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(Continuedfrom page 1) Videographers needed to
If you already have, or decide to purchase, your own te il le
ethernet adapter, you will be responsible for
installing the card, installing the specific device evening positions available,
drivers and network drivers, and configuring the No experience necessary.
network adapter to work on the campus network. See John, Brian or Jim in
CIRCA has a walk-up help desk at 520 CSE. They
can help you configure a properly-installed and Media Services, 218 Bruton-
working ethernet adapter for IP support on the Geer, to apply.
campus network and in setting up Charged Printing.
Once you have an ethernet adapter installed and Compact shelving is helping the library make the most
configured, you can use your Gatorlink ID to create of its limited space.
an internet connection. Start your internet browser ing changes made to fulfill the needs of a growing
(Netscape or Internet Explorer) and open a Web library collection.
page. Any Web page should take you to the UF Summer renovations include new carpet and
Authentication Web Page, but the specific address compact shelving in the first floor reading room.
is: http://connect.circa.uJl.edu. Additional instruc- More importantly, the library's book collections
tions may be found at: http://micro.circa.ufl.edu/ have a new arrangement that should help students,
walkup/userview.shtml. The Charged faculty and staff locate material, since most books
Printing configuration is at will be in Library of Congress call number order.
http://micro. circa. ufl. edu/ The new arrangement in the library, by floor, is:
chargedprintwin.shtml. A free hand- Lower level: Domestic lawjournals have remained
out also is available at the Legal here, and the "international law journals," formerly in
Information Center Reference Desk. the third floor reading room, have joined them. This
Mark Bergeron, Head, allows most of the library's bound journal collection,
Bergeron
Berron Computing Services with the exception of tax journals, to be in one place.
SFirst floor: New compact shelving contains the
Announcements National Reporter System, CFR, Congressional
Record and American Digest System.
Parking decals sold Aug. 21, 22, 23 Upper level: USCA, ALR, CJS, Am Jur, Regional
S i t Shepards' and Digests, The Florida collection, and The University of Florida has
Parking decals will be sold August 21, 22 and texts with LC call numbers "A" through "KDC 399."
23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., outside the Dean's Office in Sexond floo LC cal l numbers "KDC th rough DC already surpassed its goal in
Second floor: LC cal numbers "KDC 399" through
Holland Hall. Please have your tag number at time "KFM7829." The last state is Mississippi. the "It's Performance That
of purchase. Decals are $78 for an annual decal Third floor: LC call numbers "KFM7830" Counts" capital campaign,
(good through May 1, 2001) and $26 for fall. (Missouri) through "Z" and unclassified items in and will conclude the effort
IP Orientation meeting Aug. 31 SB, RB, SBC, this fall. Fund-raising contin-
Students interested in the Intellectual Property Library staff are eager to assist you, so don't ues toward the law school's
Certificate Program should attend an orientation hesitate to stop by the Reference Desk on thestate-of
meeting Thursday, Aug. 31, 5:30 p.m., 190A library's first floor with any questions or concerns rthe-art facility to house con-
Holland Hall. For information: Certificate Program Alumni Council officers elected
temporary work and study
Director Thomas Cotter, 392.2235, New officers were elected at the law school's
cotter @law.uf.edu. Alumni Council Meeting in April. Bill Bone (JD space.Visit www.law.ufledu/
Library renovations complete '84) succeeded Peter MacNamara, (JD '76/LLM alumni/campaign for details.
The law schoos Legal Information Center '77) as president, and Bruce Harris (JD '93) became
The law school's Legal Information Center .
president-elect.
(library) was renovated over the summer to make president-elect.
the most of the limited room available for library Student News
expansion in Holland Hall. The College's
Development Office is working hard to secure con- JLSA meeting week of Aug. 28th
tributions for a new, state-of-the-art facility that will T J L
The Jewish Law Students Association will hold
allow for the expansion of the library and optimal
its first meeting of the semester the week of August
arrangement of the book collection. Until then, a
28th. Watch for flyers and the next edition of
library staff appreciate your understanding regard- (Coe 7)
(Continued page 7)
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Newcomers Reception past, many fellows have been academics on leave.
College of Law employees are invited to a Brochures and applications are available from
"Newcomers Reception" Monday, Aug. 21, 4 p.m., Julie Barnes in the Dean's Office.
in the Faculty Lounge on the third floor of Sasnett named NAWL president
Holland Hall. The reception will honor those who Associate Dean for Students Gail Sasnett was
have joined the College since last fall, and is a elected president of the National Association of
chance for the law school community to get Women Lawyers and featured in the Gainesville
acquainted. Refreshments will be served. Sun and Independent Florida Alligator, among
Employees of the Month others. Sasnett is the fifth Floridian to head the
Office managers Colleen Flanagan, law clin- 100-year-old association, and the
ics, and Laura Coates, CGR, have been named first from UF. NAWL works for
Levin College of Law Employees of the Month for social, political and professional
Professor David July and August, respectively. Each was presented empowerment of women, and,
Richardson was honored with a plant, plaque and lunch certificate from through the United Nations and
Richardsonwas honored Bennigan's. International Bar Association, pushes
with the "Gerald T. Hart"The law school is fortunate o have these for women's and human rights.
Outstanding Tax extraordinary employees on our staff," said Sasnett was elected to the NAWL
AttorneyAward" for Associate Dean Kenneth Nunn "Colleen's executive board in 1995, and revitalized the
1999-2000 by the Tax unselfish efforts have kept the clinic and practi- group's mentor program as chair of the Young
Section of The Florida tioner training programs going smoothly since the Lawyers Committee. She also headed the Internet
untimely passing of Professor Bennett. Laura was committee, and served as NAWL's liaison to the
ar a its annualone of our mos frequently nominated candidates American Bar Association section on Legal
in May. This summer, he for this award, and we are proud of her ongoing Education and Bar Admissions. She is a member
taught a course in U.S. professionalism and thoughtfulness." of the Florida and American Bar associations,
corporate income taxa- Submit your nomination for a law school USPS Eighth Judicial Circuit Florida Association of
tion at Leiden University employeefor September Employee of the Month to Women Lawyers, a Guardian Ad Litem volunteer,
in Holland to lawyers Dean Nunn, 314 Holland Hall, Nunn@law.ufl. and on the board of directors of Florida Lawyers
rom throughout Europe edu. Previous nominations are carried over. Assistance, Inc.
from throughout Europe
and students from the Gift advances professionalism program Stobbie, Wood join Development
University earning either Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company Denise Stobbie has transferred
their first law degree or a has donated $25,000 to the law school's from Communications to Develop-
masters in law dree Professionalism Program to help prepare lawyers ment and Alumni Affairs. As associ-
masers aw egree for problems they might encounter in ate director of alumni and donor rela-
with a concentration in early practice, such as law office tions, she will edit UF Lawyer maga-
tax law. He also wrote management, avoiding discipline zine, maintain the alumni portion of
"Statement of Standards complaints and malpractice. the law school Web site, manage
of Tax Practice: Letter to "This was the largest single con- stewardship programs, and support Stobbie
a Former Student" for tribution ever and very gratifying to fundraising efforts.
TaxNotes. The article us," said Professionalism Program Assistant director ofdevelopment and alumni
Berry Director John Berry. affairs Kelley Wood will coordinate special alum-
criticizes Statement 1999- ni events, such as the annual law
1, recently published by Judicial Fellows Program reunion and regional alumni gather-
the ABATax Section, and The Judicial Fellows Commission is accepting ings, and solicit alumni support
suggests that the Section applications for the 2001-2002 Judicial Fellows through the annual fund. She was
shoh ABA's Program through Nov. 3, 2000. Fellows work for formerly with the University Athletic
should reject the ABA's
one year for the Supreme Court, Administrative Association, where she coordinated
strong oversight of efforts Office ofU.S. Courts, the U.S. Sentencing travel arrangements for Gator teams.
to suggest standards of Commission, or the Federal Judicial Center. In the (Continuedpage 5) Wood
conduct for tax lawyers.
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Amirin named associate director the Vero Beach Press Journal in an
Debra Amirin has been named associate direc- artie about political activists.
Enrichment
tor of communications at the law school. Amirin is Professor Mark Thurmon was quot-
editor ofFlaLaw, produces College ed in the Patent, Trademark& Copy- Programs for faculty
publications such as the Student right Journal in an article about juris- (Tentative)
Handbook and Prospectus, and diction disputes in Internet cases. Au.24
works with Communications The Recorder quoted a study by Thurmon Interim Dean Jon Mills,
Director Stan Hugueninto provide Professor Jonathan Cohen that said "State of the law school,"
the law school with comprehensive 30 percent of plaintiffs in medical noon, Faculty Dining
media, communications and public malpractice cases claim they would- Room. (Hot lunch served)
Amirm relations programming. n't have sued had there been an apol- SEPT. 15
ogy. An article in The San Francisco
Clinic staff present workshop Examiner quoted the same study. Frank Buckley, Professor
Examiner quoted the same study.& Director, George Mason
Virgil Hawkins Civil Law Clinic Social Cohen was also pictured in the & Director,GeorgeMason
Workers Karen Keroack and Chris Houstonpre- August American Bar Association Cohen University Center on Law
sented a workshop at the National Association of Journal. and Economics, "Liberal
SNationalism," 4 p.m.,
Social Workers state conference in Fort Professor Berta Esperanza Faculty Lounge.
Lauderdale and a training session on Florida Laws Hernandez-Truyol was interviewed SEPT. 29
and Rules to social workers seeking licensure in by Florida Public Radio about rela- EPTo 29
Florida. tions between Cuba and America and Professor George Wright,
Keroack and Houston are licenced clinical the impact of lifting the travel ban Cumberland School of
social workers employed as part of a Jessie Ball and trade embargo. Law, Summer UF Visiting
Hernandez- Professor, "Gratitude-
duPont Fund grant to the Gator TeamChild HTruyol Professor, "Gratitude-
Program. They provide social work consultation T Washington Post quoted ruyo Based Theories of Legal
and services as part of the law school's cutting- Professor Thomas Cotter in an arti- Obligation," 4 p.m.,
cle about artistic copyrights, and Faculty Lounge.
edge, multi-disciplinary approach in the children's whether works published without
law and family law clinics. the copyright symbol were consid- OCT. 12
jProfessor Sheri Johnson,
Faculty and Staff in the Spotlight ered in the public domain. The Proessor Sheri Johnso
Sn m r t l Washington Post Online also pub- Cornell University,
Recent news media references to law school lished the story. "Understanding Race in
faculty and staff include: Cotter the Death Penalty," noon,
SInterim Dean Jon Mills was quoted Professor Lyrissa Lidsky was inter- Faculty Dining Room.
in the Gainesville Sun about the viewed on National Public Radio (Lunch served)
potential switch to judicial appoint- about Internet message boards and OCT. 20
ments and merit retention, in cybercrime. She was also quoted in Professor George
University Digest about the Bierly the Wall Street Journal online "Heard Professo r George
donation and formation of a scholar- in the Net" column about cybersmear Martinez, Southern
ship for international law studies, litigation, and in The Florida Times- Methodist Universiy,
Mills and regarding Martha Barnett's Union about the accuracy of available Lidsky "Origins of Lat-Crit
appointment as ABApresident, and in information on the Web. Theory," 4 p.m., Faculty
the Orlando Sentinel about political Lounge.
contributions in state politics. Assistant Dean for Student Affairs OCT. 27
Patrick Shannon was quoted in the Professor Erik Jensen,
Professor Fletcher Baldwin was Independent Florida Alligator in an
quoted in the St. Petersburg Times article on Planned Parenthood's law Case Western Reserve
about tobacco company lawsuits. suit over sexual discrimination. University, "Is a National
Baldwin Shannon Tax on Consumption
S'An Insight on the The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted Constitutional?" noon,
News article quoted Professor Lars Noah about the Faculty Dining Room.
Professor Christopher "abortion pill" debate and the FDA. (Lunch served)
Slobogin on concerns
about police brutality.
Professor Joseph
Little was quoted by
Slobogin Little Noah
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Monday, Aug. 21, 12:40 p.m., 354 Holland Hall Student Organization Fair
(space limited sign up in Career Services) Get information...get acquainted...get involved...
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 4:10 p.m., Bailey Courtroom w t m
with the many student organizations
Friday, Aug. 25, 10:20 a.m., Bailey Courtroom
at the Levin College of Law
Resume and interviewing workshops
SWednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.
If you need assistance with your resume, cover Holland Hall Concourse
letter, or interviewing skills, mark your calendar For information: Gil Sanchez, LCC Office
and attend the following sessions:
The placement at Resume Workshop, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 12:40
p.m., Bailey Courtroom resumes to Career Services or fax their information
graduation rate for the
g Interview Skills Workshop, Friday, Aug. 25, 12:40 to 312.946.3989.
law school's Spring 2000 p.m., Faculty Dining Room
class was 78 percent Walk-In Resume Review, Monday, Aug. 28, Public Service Partners 2000
the best in many years, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Career Services
the best in many yearsCall-Back Interviews, Friday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m., Thanks to caring contributors, two outstanding
and a rate equivalent to Faculty Dining Room students were awarded fellowships this summer
other top tier law schools. and made the performance of valuable public
The nuber is expected Mock Interview Program Aug. 28 service work possible.
The number is expected
to further increase once If you need to brush up on your interviewing Melissa Janvier was a legal intern with the
skills, be sure to participate in the Mock Interview Guardian Ad Litem Program in Gainesville. The
remainingjob-seekers Program: Monday, Aug. 28, through Friday, Sept. program serves thousands of abused and neglected
pass the bar exam. The 1. First-come, first served. Pick up your registra- children who are the subject of judicial proceed-
law school's placement tion form at Career Services. Registration dead- ings. Melissa's work eased the burden of many of
"at graduation" rate has line: Thursday, Aug. 24, noon. these children as she represented their interests and
steadily increased over the Job Fair orientations guided them through the legal system.
Vanessa Nessmith was a legal intern with
past four years, attributed To participate in one of the following job fairs Equay Nw in New Y ality Nw e e
to a strong job market, this fall, you must attend the appropriate abuses of women's rights around the world.
student efforts, and orientation: Vanessa researched the effects of the 1995 Beijing
South Atlantic Recruiting Conference (SARC) -
strengthened programs Atlanti Reruiting Conference (SARC) Conference on the status of women and the
strengthened programs Orientation Friday, Sept. 1, 1:50 p.m., Baileystatus of o
from the Center for Courtroom changes the conference inspired in discriminatory
Career Services. Southeastern Law Placement Consortium laws around the world.
(SELPC) Orientation Friday, Sept. 15, Bailey The law school recognizes the following
Courtroom employers for their generous contributions:
U.S. Dept. of Justice Program Sept. 5 Dennis M. Axman, CLU, ChFC
Bush, Ross, Gardner, Warren & Rudy, P.A.
If you want to know more about the U.S. Farr, Farr, Emerich, Sifrit, Hackett & Carr, P.A.
Department of Justice, then don't miss the infor- Katz, Kutter, Haigler, Alderman, Bryant & Yon,
mational program Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1:50 p.m., P.A.
Bailey Courtroom. Opportunities will be available Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin, P.A.
for entry level attorneys and summer law interns. KPMG LLP
Applications will be provided. The DOJ must Litchford & Christopher, Professional
receive applications by Monday, Sept. 25. Association
McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope and
Tax student interviews Sept. 14 Weaver, P.A.
Deloitte & Touche Global Tax and Legal Roberts & Reynolds, P.A.
Services partners will be on campus to interview Ruden, McClosky, Smith,
tax students Sept. 14 for all of its major U.S. & Schuster & Russell, P.A.
Shutts & Bowen, LLP
global locations, including: New York, Washington Stroock & Stroock &
DC, Detroit, Chicago, Northern California, Lavan LLP
Southern California, London, Paris and South Thompson, Sizemore &
America. Interested students should submit Gonzalez, P.A.

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Visit the Levin College of
.. Law News Release and
G and resource to aid in your Law News Release and
reetings and welcome back to Gator personal and professional development. Photo Gallery on the Web:
Country! My name is Lisa Wertz and I am the Second, I will be publishing articles in FlaLaw www.law.ufledu/news/
Resource Counselor for the Levin College of Law. on topics ranging from announcements of upcom Visit often for the latest
My office is located in Bruton-Geer Hall, within ing events, to specific articles on nutrition, stress news about law school
Career Services. management and sleeping habits. The articles will programs, facult scholar-
I will be available to be geared towards assisting you in your profes-
Syou in several capacities. sional development. I also will conduct presenta- news
First, I can speak with you tions on a variety of topics, such as exam prepara- more.
on a one-on-one basis tion and wellness.
about any concerns you Hopefully, I will be seeing many of you in the
may be having, whether fall. My office hours are Monday and Thursday, 9
they are related to acade- a.m.-12 p.m., and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
mics, stress, personal issues Please stop by and say hello. I am looking
or relationships. I am not a forward to working with you.
licensed counselor, more of Lisa Wertz, Resource Counselor
a listener, sounding board,


FlaLaw for the date, time, and place. Students can forums, the Law School Democrats seek to generate
also subscribe to the JLSA e-mail list to receive discourse and foster political awareness.
information about meetings and events by e-mailing Our organizational meetings provide opportunities to
ufjlsa@hotmail com talk with other students who share a common interest
in the political arena. Many of our members have
Law School Democrats worked for a broad range of elected officials or have
The Law School Democrats invite students from otherwise been involved with election campaigns and
all walks of life to join us and actively participate in offer experience and insight as to what we may
the democratic process. The Law School Democrats expect from the not-so-distant future.
were established in 1992 to promote active partici- Marc Peltzman,
pation in the law school community, the field of MPeltzman@juno.con 381.3533
law, the greater community as a whole, and thus Julian Smothers
further the ideas of ajust society. To achieve our jsmother@ufl.edu, 373.3075
goal of involving everyone in the political debate, "' e According to Dean Jon
we invite students to join us in our extracurricular Mills (center), innovative
activities. programs such as those
2000 will be a major election year. You owe it to offered by Intellectual
yourself to stay informed and involved as you enter
the challenging legal world. Come participate in Property Certificate
our meetings and see what the Law School Program Director Thomas
Democrats are doing to encourage the public debate Cotter (right), and
of politics and policy at the University. Some of the Professionalism Program
primary events we sponsor throughout the academic Director John Berry (left),
year include:
year include: are allowing students to
* Our ongoing voter registration effort helps members
of the student body and the community register to begin developing areas of
vote. Registration and participation are vital to expertise and high profes-
preserve democratic government. sional standards while still
* Our annual speakers series works to bring the best
political minds to UF to explain their stances on the in school, contributing to
issues that shape the present and our future. the high demand for UF
* Through a variety of lectures, debates and open law graduates.

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Don't miss the For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
Student SEPTEMBER Student
Student 1 E Mock Interview Program, Organization Fair,

Organization 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Career Services 10-2 p.m., Concourse
5 Trial Team Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 14 Phi Alpha Delta General Meeting,
Fair, Sept. 13, 190 HOL 12:40 p.m.
U.S. Department of Justice 15 Legal Ethics in Taxation Workshop,
10-2 p.m., presentation, 1:50 p.m., 190 HOL 12:30-3:30 p.m., 190 HOL
S6 Florida Law Review Open Writing 18 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
COICOUrse Competition 2000 meeting, 5:30, 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
190C HOL Florida Law Review Open Writing
8-9 Reunion 2000 Weekend Competition 2000 final meeting,
11 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting, 5:30 p.m., 190C HOL
5-6 p.m., 190C HOL 21 Grand Guard Weekend,
JLPP General Board Meeting, Class of 1950 & Prior
5:20 p.m., 190A HOL 25 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
13 Health Hut, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
Concourse JLPP General Board Meeting,
5:20 p.m., 190A HOL

FlaLaw is published __ ___
each week school is in Information Get it, share it, here's how
session to inform and
unite the law school -- I
unit the law schoolV elcome back, or to, the law school. Our first piece of advice to
community.
communy you during this busy time is to use this newsletter, the College Web
Deadline: 10 a.m. site, bulletin boards and student message folders to keep abreast of
Tuesday for the next information and activities...and to share your news with others.
week's newsletter. Following are the most common ways to acquire and disseminate information:
E-mail news to This newsletter, FlaLaw, is the law school's official outlet for information and announcements. It is printed
fialaw@law. uf.edu, each Monday while school is in session, and issues also are posted on the College home page,
a @aw.uj .edu, www.law.ufl.edu. (See at left for submission information.)
or bring a disk The law school funds a student newsletter for articles and editorials, The Docket. Contact the John Marshall
(PC format, text in Bar Association, 392.0498, for information.
WordPerfect or Word), A Faculty & Staff Newsletter published periodically spotlights scholarship, publications, awards and other
including author's activities. Faculty and staff will be solicited on a regular basis for this information.
name and contact Julie Barnes (392.9238, barnes@law.ufl.edu) in the Dean's Office posts events to the law school's Web page
information), to Calendar of Events and "pop-up" computer calender. To have your events, conferences or group activities
Communications, 288 posted, send her the activity's name, date and time, address/room, any additional information to be posted,
Ho d ( t and where you want it posted the law school Calendar of Events, pop-up or both. If it is to be posted on
olan a. umi the Calendar of Events Web page, tell her if you want it posted under more than one category (Alumni,
news for The Docket, Conferences, etc.). Ifyou do not specify a category, it will be posted under the month of the event only.
the student newsletter, Our searchable Web site, www.law.ufiedu, is updated frequently with information and links to items related
to the John Marshall to the law school and law study including events and news, student services, books for sale, rooms to rent,
Bar Association.) departments and centers, organizations, faculty information and legal resources.
Our e-mail newsletter, UFLAW E-News, is sent to students, faculty, staff, alumni and others who subscribe.
Editor: Debra Amirin, (Directions for subscribing are on the College Web site.) Send submissions toflalaw@law.ufl.edu.
Associate Director of Don't forget to check the electronic sign board at the entrance to the Legal Information Center (Library),
Communications. and events bulletin board on the Holland Hall Concourse. To post a notice on the electronic board, contact
Stan Huguenin, Director Student Affairs. To post one on the bulletin board, submit it to JMBA a week or two before the event.
of Communications. UFLawyer magazine is published each fall and spring, and your Student Handbook and Prospectus provide
Christine Williams, a wealth of information on the law school.
Editorial Assistant.
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Don't miss the For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
Student SEPTEMBER Student
Student 1 E Mock Interview Program, Organization Fair,

Organization 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Career Services 10-2 p.m., Concourse
5 Trial Team Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 14 Phi Alpha Delta General Meeting,
Fair, Sept. 13, 190 HOL 12:40 p.m.
U.S. Department of Justice 15 Legal Ethics in Taxation Workshop,
10-2 p.m., presentation, 1:50 p.m., 190 HOL 12:30-3:30 p.m., 190 HOL
S6 Florida Law Review Open Writing 18 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
COICOUrse Competition 2000 meeting, 5:30, 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
190C HOL Florida Law Review Open Writing
8-9 Reunion 2000 Weekend Competition 2000 final meeting,
11 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting, 5:30 p.m., 190C HOL
5-6 p.m., 190C HOL 21 Grand Guard Weekend,
JLPP General Board Meeting, Class of 1950 & Prior
5:20 p.m., 190A HOL 25 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
13 Health Hut, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
Concourse JLPP General Board Meeting,
5:20 p.m., 190A HOL

FlaLaw is published __ ___
each week school is in Information Get it, share it, here's how
session to inform and
unite the law school -- I
unit the law schoolV elcome back, or to, the law school. Our first piece of advice to
community.
communy you during this busy time is to use this newsletter, the College Web
Deadline: 10 a.m. site, bulletin boards and student message folders to keep abreast of
Tuesday for the next information and activities...and to share your news with others.
week's newsletter. Following are the most common ways to acquire and disseminate information:
E-mail news to This newsletter, FlaLaw, is the law school's official outlet for information and announcements. It is printed
fialaw@law. uf.edu, each Monday while school is in session, and issues also are posted on the College home page,
a @aw.uj .edu, www.law.ufl.edu. (See at left for submission information.)
or bring a disk The law school funds a student newsletter for articles and editorials, The Docket. Contact the John Marshall
(PC format, text in Bar Association, 392.0498, for information.
WordPerfect or Word), A Faculty & Staff Newsletter published periodically spotlights scholarship, publications, awards and other
including author's activities. Faculty and staff will be solicited on a regular basis for this information.
name and contact Julie Barnes (392.9238, barnes@law.ufl.edu) in the Dean's Office posts events to the law school's Web page
information), to Calendar of Events and "pop-up" computer calender. To have your events, conferences or group activities
Communications, 288 posted, send her the activity's name, date and time, address/room, any additional information to be posted,
Ho d ( t and where you want it posted the law school Calendar of Events, pop-up or both. If it is to be posted on
olan a. umi the Calendar of Events Web page, tell her if you want it posted under more than one category (Alumni,
news for The Docket, Conferences, etc.). Ifyou do not specify a category, it will be posted under the month of the event only.
the student newsletter, Our searchable Web site, www.law.ufiedu, is updated frequently with information and links to items related
to the John Marshall to the law school and law study including events and news, student services, books for sale, rooms to rent,
Bar Association.) departments and centers, organizations, faculty information and legal resources.
Our e-mail newsletter, UFLAW E-News, is sent to students, faculty, staff, alumni and others who subscribe.
Editor: Debra Amirin, (Directions for subscribing are on the College Web site.) Send submissions toflalaw@law.ufl.edu.
Associate Director of Don't forget to check the electronic sign board at the entrance to the Legal Information Center (Library),
Communications. and events bulletin board on the Holland Hall Concourse. To post a notice on the electronic board, contact
Stan Huguenin, Director Student Affairs. To post one on the bulletin board, submit it to JMBA a week or two before the event.
of Communications. UFLawyer magazine is published each fall and spring, and your Student Handbook and Prospectus provide
Christine Williams, a wealth of information on the law school.
Editorial Assistant.
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