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Table of Contents
    Law Review composition kickoff
        Page 1
    Message from the Dean
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Job search checklist for Aug. 20-27
        Page 3
    Healthy living
        Page 4
    Dispute resolution forum to honor former Justice Overton
        Page 5
    Inside the Law School
        Page 6
    Litgator Lunchbox menu changes
        Page 7
    College of Law calendar
        Page 8
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UNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 1 August 20, 2001


Inside: Law Review Competition Kickoff MES_, F'OM DE_,
* Career Services Third-semester students are invited to attend the
Programs and kickoff meeting for the fall Florida Law Review W are a excitd
Services (2) write-on competition Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m., e are all excited
190A Holland Hall. about a new academic year
* Counseling Resources (4) The Review congratulates its Fall 2001 invitees: and the energy generated by
* Dispute Resolution Brian Dorn, Megan Ellis, Michael Fazio, Marilyn the return of our students.
Forum (5) Gandarilla, Christopher Klemawesch, Brian To those of you here for
* UF's Warsaw Center Lamb, Melissa Segarra, Damon Whitaker, the first time, please do not
Gra s 9 ( Christopher Willis and Lisa Wolgast. hesitate to bring your ques-
Graduates 90 5) tions or issues to our faculty, staff and adminis-
* Law School Tops in Florida Journal of International trators. For those returning and beginning to
Technology (6) Law Introductory Meetings think of life after law school, let us know how
SG I, T we can help. Our Center for Career Services, for
* Information: Get It, The Florida Journal ofl International Law will has resources and saff devoted o help-
example, has resources and staff devoted to help-
Share It, Here's How (8) hold introductory meetings at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday,
g. 28, d W a, Ag. 2. Al s ing you pursue a rewarding professional career.
Aug. 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 29. All second- e.
Law school is the beginning ofthat career.
through fifth-semester students are invited. For cmm i
You are part of a dynamic academic community
information and meeting place: Read Sawczyn,
informaon and meeing place: Read Sawzyn, and heritage of excellence in the legal profes-
FJIL Editor-in-Chief, sawczycr@notes.cba.ufl.edu. sn. reurned frm a convenn of
sion. I just returned from a convention of the
Join Trial Team Meeting Aug. 30 American Bar Association, which four of our
Join Trial Team Meeting Aug. 30
graduates have led as President.
Second- and third-semester students are encour-
We encourage you to participate in student
aged to attend Trial Team's first informational meet-e you i r .
Don't Miss TAorganizations that strike your interest. One
Don't M iss ing, Thursday, Aug. 30, 6 p.m., 190 Holland Hall. organzatos hat e your intees. ne
advantage of this large law school is its variety
O u r Su m mer UF law students can gain experience and earn o iios a acaeic rog
of student organizations and academic programs.
Summary national recognition participating in co- and extra- We know "one size does no f all" law students.
curricular organizations. The UF Trial Competitionnot fit all" law students.
Next week's curricular organizations. The UF Trial Competition I am personally interested in your input. Our
w Team earned first place at both The Florida Bar stateion of excellence.
FlaLaw will include and American Tral Lawyers Association regional insttuton has a strong tradition of excellence
a special summer competitions in 2001, and finished sixth of 26 teams e o re omm d o o os lal
improvement, and your suggestions are vital to
wrapup stories on at the National Finals in New Orleans. proe eae our "rown Ba
Dean Jon Mills' and For information, contact: President Michael Pike with the Dean" heo, me by my office,
with the Deanf luncheons, come by my office,
new faculty appoint- or Vice Presidents and Intramural Competitions or e-mail me your ideas at millslaw.ufl.edu.
Coordinators Jose Izquierdo, Monica Williams or or i y i at m i c
ments and the status Coodinaors Jose Izquierdo, Monia Williams or We also encourage you to talk with any of our
Natasha Thomas at Uftrialteamn0,hotmail.com.
of expansion and Associate Deans. Good luck. Welcome, and
renovation projects Alumni Networking Luncheon welcome back.L. ils, Dean
Jon L. Mills, Dean
at the law school. First-semester students are invited to a network-
ing luncheon with the law school Alumni Council. in and fill out an information card for alumni match-
The luncheon is held in conjunction with their fall ing. Students also are invited, but not required, to sit
meeting Saturday, Sept. 15, prior to the UF- in on the Council meeting at 10:30 a.m. To attend,
Tennessee football game. A BBQ lunch will be e-mail banem@law.ufl.edu or call Martha Bane in
served at noon, but students are asked to arrive at Alumni Affairs, 392.9296.
11:30 a.m. in front of the Bailey Courtroom to sign
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UNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 1 August 20, 2001


Inside: Law Review Competition Kickoff MES_, F'OM DE_,
* Career Services Third-semester students are invited to attend the
Programs and kickoff meeting for the fall Florida Law Review W are a excitd
Services (2) write-on competition Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m., e are all excited
190A Holland Hall. about a new academic year
* Counseling Resources (4) The Review congratulates its Fall 2001 invitees: and the energy generated by
* Dispute Resolution Brian Dorn, Megan Ellis, Michael Fazio, Marilyn the return of our students.
Forum (5) Gandarilla, Christopher Klemawesch, Brian To those of you here for
* UF's Warsaw Center Lamb, Melissa Segarra, Damon Whitaker, the first time, please do not
Gra s 9 ( Christopher Willis and Lisa Wolgast. hesitate to bring your ques-
Graduates 90 5) tions or issues to our faculty, staff and adminis-
* Law School Tops in Florida Journal of International trators. For those returning and beginning to
Technology (6) Law Introductory Meetings think of life after law school, let us know how
SG I, T we can help. Our Center for Career Services, for
* Information: Get It, The Florida Journal ofl International Law will has resources and saff devoted o help-
example, has resources and staff devoted to help-
Share It, Here's How (8) hold introductory meetings at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday,
g. 28, d W a, Ag. 2. Al s ing you pursue a rewarding professional career.
Aug. 28, and Wednesday, Aug. 29. All second- e.
Law school is the beginning ofthat career.
through fifth-semester students are invited. For cmm i
You are part of a dynamic academic community
information and meeting place: Read Sawczyn,
informaon and meeing place: Read Sawzyn, and heritage of excellence in the legal profes-
FJIL Editor-in-Chief, sawczycr@notes.cba.ufl.edu. sn. reurned frm a convenn of
sion. I just returned from a convention of the
Join Trial Team Meeting Aug. 30 American Bar Association, which four of our
Join Trial Team Meeting Aug. 30
graduates have led as President.
Second- and third-semester students are encour-
We encourage you to participate in student
aged to attend Trial Team's first informational meet-e you i r .
Don't Miss TAorganizations that strike your interest. One
Don't M iss ing, Thursday, Aug. 30, 6 p.m., 190 Holland Hall. organzatos hat e your intees. ne
advantage of this large law school is its variety
O u r Su m mer UF law students can gain experience and earn o iios a acaeic rog
of student organizations and academic programs.
Summary national recognition participating in co- and extra- We know "one size does no f all" law students.
curricular organizations. The UF Trial Competitionnot fit all" law students.
Next week's curricular organizations. The UF Trial Competition I am personally interested in your input. Our
w Team earned first place at both The Florida Bar stateion of excellence.
FlaLaw will include and American Tral Lawyers Association regional insttuton has a strong tradition of excellence
a special summer competitions in 2001, and finished sixth of 26 teams e o re omm d o o os lal
improvement, and your suggestions are vital to
wrapup stories on at the National Finals in New Orleans. proe eae our "rown Ba
Dean Jon Mills' and For information, contact: President Michael Pike with the Dean" heo, me by my office,
with the Deanf luncheons, come by my office,
new faculty appoint- or Vice Presidents and Intramural Competitions or e-mail me your ideas at millslaw.ufl.edu.
Coordinators Jose Izquierdo, Monica Williams or or i y i at m i c
ments and the status Coodinaors Jose Izquierdo, Monia Williams or We also encourage you to talk with any of our
Natasha Thomas at Uftrialteamn0,hotmail.com.
of expansion and Associate Deans. Good luck. Welcome, and
renovation projects Alumni Networking Luncheon welcome back.L. ils, Dean
Jon L. Mills, Dean
at the law school. First-semester students are invited to a network-
ing luncheon with the law school Alumni Council. in and fill out an information card for alumni match-
The luncheon is held in conjunction with their fall ing. Students also are invited, but not required, to sit
meeting Saturday, Sept. 15, prior to the UF- in on the Council meeting at 10:30 a.m. To attend,
Tennessee football game. A BBQ lunch will be e-mail banem@law.ufl.edu or call Martha Bane in
served at noon, but students are asked to arrive at Alumni Affairs, 392.9296.
11:30 a.m. in front of the Bailey Courtroom to sign
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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW AUGUST 20, 2001




Working
For You U.S. Department of Justice Jobs
We in Student Affairs Did you know the U.S. Department of Justice
extend a warm welcome was named the #1 All-Around Best Legal Employer
to entering students. You in America in America's Greatest Places to Work
will be part of the with a Law Degree by Kimm Alayne Walton?
College of Law commu- If you are interested in working for the U.S.
nity for the next three Department of Justice, Jorene Soto from the DOJ
years, and we are delight- will be in the Faculty Dining Room at 11 a.m.,
ed to have you with us. Wednesday (Aug. 22), to discuss her experiences
We look forward to and career opportunities with the Department.
working with you as you Applications will be available for the Summer Assistant Dean Kathy Urbach (holding a plaque
negotiate your way along 2002 Law Intern Program and Attorney General's recognizing the Center's outstanding efforts in 2001)
the student-lawyer path, Honor Program for 2002 law graduates. Application works with Career Services staff to help UF law stu-
learning not only the deadline for both is Sept. 24. dents gain experience and training and find the right
book knowledge, but also job after graduation. For a complete list of the
the values of being a pro- Polish Your Resume Center's many services, visit www.law.ufl.edu/career/.
fessional Career Services will host a Resume Writing
attorney. Workshop Friday (Aug. 24), 3 p.m., Bailey "The Practice of Intellectual Property Law" and
Our staff is Courtroom. We will provide information on prepar- a reception Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m., Faculty
here to ing your legal resume and answer resume-related Dining Room. Akerman Senterfitt attorneys will
work with questions. Bring your resume and a pen. lead a discussion on the current IP market and the
you. Use Once you have a working draft, bring your practice of patent prosecution, IP litigation, and
us as much resume by Career Services for review any time trademark & copyright law. Everyone welcome.
as you can, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. during walk-in resume
and Sasnett hours. First-come, first-served. Interviewing Skills Programs
remember Students may also consult with Career Once your resume is in order, you should brush
to provide feedback to Services staff on the concourse Aug. 27-30, noon- up on your interviewing skills. Two upcoming pro-
help us serve you better. 1 p.m., for "One Quick Question" on nearly any- grams can give you tips on interviewing well, and
We look forward to hear- thing career-related. increase your confidence during an interview.
ing from you. Catherine Glenn and Elizabeth Zabak, recruit-
- Gail Sasnett, Associate Returning Student ICAN Registration ing coordinators from Carlton Fields, will host a
Dean for Students If you did not register on the system last spring, program on "Interviewing Etiquette" Aug. 29,
you must attend an Interactive Career Assistance 12:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. They will offer tips
Financal Ad Network (ICAN) session to participate in Fall 2001 on interviewing both on-campus and off and discuss
Financial Aid
Sh On-Campus Interviewing (OCI), or view on-line job what to expect during a call-back interview.
If you have financial postings. The one-hour sessions include discussions You can practice what you've learned Sept. 4-7,
aid questions or con- on how to get registered, the OCI process and other 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., when local attorneys conduct
cerns, please stop by and relevant items. Questions are welcome. mock interviews. Interview one-on-one with an
see me in Student Affairs, If you registered last spring, you may attend a attorney and receive immediate feedback. To partic-
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 session as a refresher, but it is not mandatory. ipate in the mock interview program, drop off your
p.m., or e-mail me at: Whether you choose to attend or not, you must resume and sign up for a date/time in Career
Trish Varnes@ update your status on the system (i.e. 2L to 3L). Services Aug. 23-30.
sfa.ufl.edu. Financial aid Sessions are offered early each fall because resume
information is also avail- submissions for OCI begin Aug. 27 and interviews Law Students Attend Job Fair
able in the Student begin Sept. 10. The Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF),
Handbook and on the held each year in Atlanta, is one of the largest job
"Student Affairs" Web Intellectual Property Session fairs in the country, bringing together more than
site. I look forward to Akerman Senterfitt and the Intellectual Property 100 employers from all over the country with law
working with you. Group are co-hosting an informational session on students from 40-plus Southeastern law schools.
- Trish Varnes, Director,
Financial Aid
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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW AUGUST 20, 2001



Fifty UF students attended the fair in early August, Karla Cameron joined the Career
and participated in 166 interviews over the two-day Center as Assistant Director. Calendar
event. Laura Traynham came aboard as ICAN Orientation Aug.
UF students interviewed with law firms, corpo- Assistant Director and Director of 20, 3 p.m., Bailey
rations, government agencies and public interest Public Service and Pro Bono Courtroom
organizations. They gained valuable interviewing Programs. h ICAN Orientation Aug.
experience, met students from across the Southeast, Jessie Howell, a recent UF law 20, 5:10 p.m., Bailey
and may even obtain jobs with firms or organiza- school graduate, joined the staff as ICANOrientation
tions they may not have been able to meet any Public Interest Coordinator. (LL.M. Tax students only)
other way. Donna McDavid was promoted to Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m.,
"SEMJF is an excellent opportunity to meet and Program Assistant. Bailey Courtroom
interview with numerous employers and interact Susan Franklin is Jobs Cameron ICAN Orientation Aug.
with students from other law schools. It provides a Coordinator. 21, 4:10 p.m., Bailey
great first-hand experience for students to learn a a a i 1 Courtroom
Samantha Vacciana, a spring 2001
exactly what employers are looking for in future t rn Department of Justice
entering law student, is workinsi
employees," said Taneka Campbell (3L). entering aw stuents woring Information Session -
Many students spent hours preparing their part-time to assist with planning and Aug. 22, 11 a.m., Faculty
resumes, filling out forms, researching the firms coordinating educational programs Dining Room
and preparing for interviews. Interviewing at a job and public relations, including Traynham Drop off your resume &
fair can be hectic and overwhelming, but it is an employer and student relations, as sign up for date/time for
experience students never forget. well as working as a student liaison. Mock Interview Program
To learn more about job fairs, contact Karla Melissa Bilobran has returned to Aug. 23-30
ICAN Orientation Aug.
Cameron in Career Services. join new undergraduate student 23, 12 p.m., Bailey
workers A.J. Bremerman, Lauren Courtroom
Personnel Changes Chaney and Jenna Caldwell. Howe ICAN Orientation, Aug.
The Center for Career Services has hired new Stop by and get reacquainted with the staff 23, 2:30 p.m., Bailey
staff and promoted others recently. Changes members you know and meet those that are new. Courtroom
include: While you are there, check out other major Resume Writing
SKathy Urbach, who had been serving as Interim change to the office the interview rooms. Two Workshop Aug. 24, 2:45
Assistant Dean, was officially appointed to the in-office interview rooms have been redecorated to p.m., Bailey Courtroom
position. make them more comfortable and pleasant. ICAN Orientation -
Aug. 24, 3 p.m., Bailey
Courtroom
Walk-In Resume Review -
Job Search Checklist for Aug. 20-27 Aug. 27,9 a.m.- p.m.,
Check the updates on this list each week to see what you should be 'Cn* "One Quick Question" -
doing to get your career on the right track. Aug. 27-30, 12 p.m.-1
p.m., Concourse
If you are: You should be: "The Practice of
-Intellectual Property
1L, 1st semester Getting acquainted with other students and llu Law" Aug. 28, 6 p.m.,
acclimated to law school. Faculty Dining Room
Attending educational programs of interest to you. "Interviewing Etiquette"
1L, 2nd semester/2L/3L Attending an ICAN orientation session if you are interested in Aug. 29, 12:45 p.m.,
participating in On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) or viewing our Bailey Courtroom
on-line job postings. Mock Interview Program
Updating your information on ICAN ifyou attended an ICAN Sept. 4-7, 9:30 a.m. -
orientation session last spring. 2:30 p.m.
Preparing/updating your resume. Keep up with Career
Checking out the fall program schedule and marking dates on Services events by check-
your calendar of programs you are interested in attending.
Filling out an employment questionnaire if you worked over summer. ing FlaLaw and or the
Career Event Calendar:
www.law.ufl.edu/career/.

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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW AUGUST 20, 2001





Library News
Legal Information Counseling Resources
Center staff welcome new ByHeatherMcWilliams, Resource Counselor
and returning students to
the Levin College of Law. lt's that time again. Summer is officially over students with
We are here to help you and the new school year has begun. Welcome back peonal, career
and academic
conduct legal and non- to returning students, and good luck to new
legal research, and offer a students. 1 hope you
wide variety of resources My name is Heather McWilliams and I am the I hope yt
- ranging from online new Resource Counselor in the Center for Career
databases to old exams. Services. Cary Evans also will be returning this point to come
Feel free to stop by the semester to work with me in providing services to by and talk with
me about any-
Reference Desk in the first law students. tn o one
thing of concern
floor reading room of Resource Counselors provide individual assis- t r
to you. Stop by my office any time, or make an
Holland Hall if you have tance to law students who could benefit from their time e
appointment for a time that fits your schedule by
questions about the library services. Cary and I help students facing issues a inme or a ime
quston ,calling or e-mailing me.
or need help with your such as stress related to academics, time manage- n m e
.i Remember, no matter how big or small the prob-
research. ment, depression, diet and nutrition concerns and/or em, mer o ort o he mae your
lem, I am here to support you and help make your
Beginning next week, I relationship problems. We also will present work-
experience here a positive one.
will use this space to high- shops on topics like these throughout the semester,
light databases or other so watch for upcoming dates and events.
For information or an appointment: Resource
services at the law school, I have a wide range of experience and training in C ns H M, 2 B n
Counselor Heather McWilliams, 244 Bruton-Geer
suggest legal research Mental Health Counseling. I worked at the Alachua H one l h
Hall, phone 392.7044, e-mail heatherj@u2fl.edu or
strategies and keep you County Crisis Center as a crisis counselor for two il. O e h : M y
mcwillh(,law. unf.edu. Office hours: Monday 2-6
abreast of news at the years. My most recent experience has been working m hu
p.m., Tuesday 2-6 p.m., Thursday 8-1 p.m.
Legal Information Center. in the Counseling Center at Santa Fe Community
Good luck in the upcom- College, where I was responsible for providing
ing semester.
- Christopher
Vallandingham,
Reference Librarian, Law Students
Legal Information Meet Appellate
Center Judges

Federal Magistrate Judge
and Adjunct Law Professor
William Wagner took his
summer Advanced Appellate
Advocacy class (left, on
courthouse steps) to hear
arguments before the 11llth
Circuit Court of Appeals in
Jacksonville.
Wagner arranged for
students to have a question
and answer session with the
judges, who included UF law
alumna Susan Black ('67)
and Former Florida Supreme
Court Justice Rosemary
Barkett ('70).

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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW AUGUST 20, 2001


Dispute Resolution Forum to Honor Former Justice Overton
No Open
A reception for former Watson Jr. and Terrence M. White of the sponsor- Containers
Florida Supreme Court Justice ing firm. inLibrary
Ben F. Overton Fr S Symposium registration is $90, and CLE credit L ra
B7, will kickoff he Sepcond from The Florida Bar is offered. Certified Mediators Legal Information
7, will kickoff the Second will be eligible for CME credit. Center staff are enforcing
Annual Upchurch Watson & b e UF policy on drink cups
Whie Dispute Rehsolution Additional information and symposium reserva- UF poli drink cups
SyWhite Dispute Resolution tions are available by contacting Barbara DeVoe, in the library. Only
UF College orf Law. The law school Director of Conference Planning, at University of Florida logo
Overton event begins at 5 392.8070 or devoe@law.ufl.edu. cups or others with screw-
Overton event begins at 5 on lids with straws are
p.m., at the University of Overton permitted. No open con-
Florida Hotel and Conference tainers, please. Thank you
Center, and the symposium starts at 8:30 a.m. for your cooperation.
Saturday, Sept. 8.
Overton served on the Florida court for more
than 24 years, including as Chief Justice from 1976-
1978. After stepping down, he joined the mediation
firm of Upchurch Watson & White in 1999, and
served as chair of the American Bar Association
section on dispute resolution in 2000-2001.
Among topics to be discussed during the half-
day session are how to design client's mediation to Supreme Court Externs
increase chances for success, tactics for dealing with Hollie Morgan (3L), Jennifer DeSantis
tough clients and opponents during negotiation, and (2L) and Stacy Borisov (2L) externed with
effective legal representation in mediation. The Justices Harding, Pariente and Shaw (respec-
symposium ends with an open forum panel tively) on the Supreme Court of Florida this Join the
discussion, e tisummer. The students received class credit for Al u
"Information for both the practitioner and the the externships, in addition to valuable experi-Alumni
mediator will be featured, with emphasis on the ence and contacts they developed on their j obs. Council
practitioner," according to John J. Upchurch IV of December 2001
Upchurch Watson & White in Daytona Beach. graduates are encouraged
"These days, 95 percent of cases are resolved in to join the law school
mediation instead of trial. Yet 95 percent of legal Alumni Council, an
education focuses on trial performance. This advisory group com-
symposium is one effort to correct that imbalance." prised of about 200
The annual symposium and other programs at alumni representing each
the Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) at the law class year from 1940.
school are made possible through a $100,000 The Council assists with
endowment by the Upchurch Watson & White firm, fund-raising, reunions,
which has offices in Daytona Beach and Maitland. regional gatherings and
According to Upchurch, formal training for student support.
lawyers has not been widely available regarding rep- Interviews will be
resenting clients in mediation. He and his colleagues held prior to the fall
view the symposium and IDR as means of offering Warsaw Center Graduates 90 Alumni Council meeting
information on this relatively new field. Ninety students graduated from UF's Center Saturday, Sept. 15, start-
Panelists and speakers scheduled to appear in for American Law Studies at Warsaw (Poland) ing at 9 a.m.
addition to Overton and Upchurch are Professor University June 18. Keynote speaker at the grad- E-mail Kelley Wood
Don Peters, IDR director; Rodney Max, director of uation was UF law alumnus and lawyer extraor- at woodkm@law.ufl.edu
the Sirote & Permutt Mediation Center, dinaire Dexter Douglass of The Douglass Firm, if you are interested in
Birmingham, Ala.; John Wagner, director of the Tallahassee (right, with Dean Jon Mills and top joining this distinguished
Alternative Dispute Resolution Center of Irell & center student and graduate Klara Kanska). group of alumni.
Manella, Los Angeles, CA.; and Lawrence M.

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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW A UGUST 20, 2001




Free Video
Viewin gs Law School Tops in Technology For specifics on wireless technology on the
Confused about arbi- BySanjeevSirpal, EditorialAssistant UF campus, and recommended product infor-
tration versus negotia- Manager of Computing Services mation, go to: http://net-services.ufl.edu/wireless.
tion? Interested in how Mark Bergeron spoke this summer
experts mediate a com- at the Computer Assisted Legal In The Spotlight
mercial dispute? Instruction (CALI) conference held at Information as provided by faculty and staff and by regular
The Media Services Suffolk University in Boston. The searches ofnews media story reports.
Center in the law library 500-plus attendees represetd Professor Lars Noah received a $10,000
Center in the law library 500-plus attendees represented B r gn f t m S f w 1
has collections of videos most law schools in the U.S. and Bergeron gran from the American Society ofLaw,
on these and more than abroad. Medicine & Ethics to prepare an article,
on r t e me aroard. "Challenges in the Regulation of Pain
100 other topics. Names "Compared to other public sector universities, Management Technologies." The new
of the most popular we (UF) appeared to be among the top percent in Chief Counsel of the U.S. Food and
videos are indexed on technology and in being able to provide computer- Drug Administration has asked Noah to L. Noah
the library Web page related technical services," said Bergeron. "By lis- serve as a special consultant, which he will do infor-
(www.law.ufl.edu/lic/). tening to other conference speakers and asking mally at first while teaching as a visiting professor at
Videos are available for questions, I got the impression we have solved the Georgetown University Law Center during the fall.
viewing in the Media problems other law schools have not, and are Noah also was quoted recently in the Washington Post
Services area, but cannot doing things technologically that many law and on a National Public Radio broadcast regarding
be checked out. Center schools have not even entertained." legal questions brought on by human cloning, and
hnnre ar7 7:30 a30 interviewed on NPR regarding FDA law.
hours are 7:30 a.m.- Bergeron cited as an example the College of nterviewed on NPR regarding FDA law.
11:45 p.m., Monday Law's installation of wireless Internet access capa- Director of Social Policy Elizabeth
McCulloch conducted two trainings in
Thursday; 7:30 a.m. bilities for both indoor and outdoor use. McCulloch conducted two trainings
7:45 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m. iAugust based on her manual, Making
45 p.m., day; 9 am. "We're putting it in places students would want Welfare Work for You!). Twenty-four
- 5 p.m., Saturday; and to sit down with a laptop and use it," said social services providers attended the first
11 a.m.-11:45 p.m., Bergeron. "Places like the libraries, cafeteria and session, and 13 welfare recipients attended McCulloch
Sunday. picnic benches outside. Professor can even teach the second. She plans to conduct more
class outside if they want to, complete with
Internet capabilities." Employee of
The school is using the IEEE (Institute of the Month
Did You Electrical and Electronics Engineers) recognized
Know? standard for wireless Internet cards, the 802.1 b. Viril Cl inic Pro
The first four This way, students can not only access the Internet Assistant Patricia
University of Florida at the law school, but also anywhere else that sup- Williams was named
College of Law Deans ports the card. July Employee ofthe Patti Williams (right)
graduated from The College of Law began a project this sum- Mon, d preeted and Michael Seigel
Michigan. A fifth gradu- mer to completely re-wire the law school from th and pe n n ert te
ga gr with flowers and a plaque and lunch certificate.
ated from Northwestern, current 4 and 16 Megabyte per second Token Ring "We hear from Patti often. She cares very
and was a Professor of connections to a 100 Megabyte per second
an was a roessor ot 1deeply about what goes on at the law school,
Law and Associate Dean switched Ethernet connection to every desktop. drve for qua n everyhing she is
aw an Associate an ^and strives for quality in everything she is
atMichigan for a cm- The infrastructure that supports it is capable of
at Michigan for a com- he infrasructure tha suppors it is capable of involved in," said Associate Dean Michael
bined total of 48 years. supporting a one Gigabit per second transfer rate, Seigel. We are pleased tha we can reconize
Two Deans graduated said Bergeron. "We planned for the future. If we her hard work and dedication in his manner."
wo ueans grauate her hard work and dedication in this manner.
from Yale, two from get requests for something like video conferencing,
Duke, two from Florida, the backbone is capable of supporting that." The EOM program recognizes "unsung heroes"
and one from Bergeron graduated with a B.S. in electrical among law school USPS employees and substantial-
Pennsylvania. engineering from Auburn University, spent two ly full-time OPS employees. Send nominations to
Jon Mills is the 12th years as a teleprocessing engineer at the Northeast Associate Dean Seigel at siegel@law.ufl.edu. Joint
Dean, and a UF aw Regional Data Center in Gainesville, and was or group nominations are welcome. All nominations
a, Manager of College of Law Compuingshould explain in detail why the nominee deserves
graduate. named Manager of College of Law Computing the award.
Services in 1986.

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trainings during the coming year. businesses in quarterly meetings with the Litigator
SProfessor Barbara Bennett Woodhouse Speaker of the House and other U.S. Lunchbox

North American Regional Conference of Yates is a member of the Association ofn u h n
the International Society of Family Law Internet Professionals, International The Litigator
(ISFL) in Kingston, Ontario, on the Webmasters Association and World Wide Lunchbox (law school
Rights of Children in Same Sex Families. Woodhouse Web Artists' Consortium and a recipient Malavet cafeteria) is offering a
She recently was elected a member of the Executive of the NRCC's medal of distinction. variety of new menu
Council of the ISFL and will attend its meetings in WRUF-FM interviewed Professor Pedro options this fall:
Bath, England, in September. She also appeared before Malavet regarding his knowledge of the Montague's Deli will
The Florida Bar Committee on the Legal Needs of Vieques controversy. replace the Healthy
Children and taught a session on crossover cases in Professor Lyrissa Lidsky was quoted in Choice Deli. In addition
July at a seminar on Representing Children in the Dallas Moming News regarding legal Lidsky to classic deli sand-
Dependency Proceedings in Orlando. Her presentation attacks on the Net exposing lack of c M
highlighted the work of Claudia Wright and Gator anonyity, in the Palm Beach Daily wiches, Montague's
TeamChild student advocates in representing children Business Review regarding legal recourse will provide upscale
with leaming disabilities, and the partnership between in cyber-defamation, Fulton County deli sandwiches and hot
Gator TeamChild and the new Center on Children and (GA.) Daily Report regarding the Panini sandwiches.
the Law. increase in cyber-slander and subsequent Mills Java City will offer
* CGR Attomey Barbara Noah's article, cyber-law, and San Diego Tribune and gourmet brewed coffee,
"The Invisible Patient" will be published Knight-Ridder news wire on anonymity including regular, decaf
by University ofIllinois Law Review. on the Web. and flavored varieties.
* Professor Patricia Dilley was inter- The Florida Alligator ran an article about Grille Works will have
viewed on WRUF radio regarding social B. Noah Jon Mills being appointed permanent s
new signage and more
security privatization and spoke on-air at Dean. n
"WRUF: Live at 4" about President Associate Dean Mike Seigel was quoted Seigel upscale grilled sand-
Bush's proposed tax plan. in the Gainesville Sun and interviewed on wiches.
* Associate Dean for Students Gail 850 am and 89.1 on the expansion of the To Go Meals will be
Sasnett, as president of the National law school. offered, including
Association of Women Lawyers, wrote Dilley Professor Christopher Slobogin was prepackaged meals-to-
the introduction for Cool Careersfor quoted in an article for abcnews.com on go like Chicken Caesar
Girls in Law. She is working on article the validity of the insanity defense. Slobogin Salads, Wrap
regarding adaptation of Drug Courts to Professor Joseph Little was quoted in Sandwiches, and Sub
include DUI offenders. She was invited to the Orlando Sentinel regarding constitu- Sandwiches, as well as
moderate National Association of Drug tionality of religion over legitimate laws microwavable hot
Court Professionals' 7th Annual Training concerning a rabbi fighting a zoning ordi-
Conference in New Orleans sessions on Sasnett nance; the Daytona Beach News Joural entrees lie Country
"Does Your Jurisdiction Need a DUI regarding the legality of an adult nude Little Fried Steak and Stuffed
Drug Court?" She is on the Florida dance club confiscating a camera; the Sun Shells.
Lawyers Assistance, Inc., Board of Sentinel regarding voter initiatives to
Directors and Student Education and amend the Florida Constitution, the
Admissions to the Bar Committee. Florida Times-Union on constitutional
* Associate Professor Jonathan R. Cohen C rights used as a shield by religion, and
was named Vice Chair of the Committee C en the Lakeland Ledger regarding partisan
on Negotiation of the American Bar politics involved in blocking federal Moffat
Association's Section on Dispute judge nominations.
Resolution. Professor Robert Moffat was quoted in
* Legal Information Center Director Betty ABA.net and ABA Joumal regarding rage Save Lives
Taylor was quoted in the Sun-Sentinel phenomenon, and St. Petersburg Times The Civitan
regarding the increase in the use of Taylor regarding the increase in "desk rage." Bloodmobile will be at
cyber-law. Professor Berta Hernandez-Truyol was Hernandez-Truyol the law school Aug. 29,
* Travis Yates, Legal Technology Institute quoted in the Florida Alligator regarding Oct. 24 and Jan. 16, 10
Web development services director, has the legality of apartment complexes' sub- a.m.-5 p.m. Mark your
been appointed to the National stitution clauses. calendars to help save
Republican Congressional Business Professor William Page was quoted in lives those days.
Committee. He will represent Florida Yates Forbes.com regarding Microsoft.
Page
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and Book Exchange Conference Committee Meeting, Practice of Intellectual Property Law,
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and information on ICAN Orientation (LL.M. Tax Students FJIL Introductory Meeting, 5:15 p.m.,
the College of Law Only), 11:30 a.m., Bailey Courtroom Place TBA
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The site also features Justice, 11 a.m., Faculty Dining Room Courtroom
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(in ful color) and Bailey Courtroom Place TBA
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other law school Courtroom for LCC Committee, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
materials. Click on Resume Writing Workshop, 12:45 p.m., Concourse
"Publications." Bailey Courtroom Trial Team Informational Meeting,
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