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Table of Contents
    Trial team tops state third consecutive year
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Inside the Law School
        Page 3
    UFLaw Poland program
        Page 4
    Calendar
        Page 4
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Unlverslty of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 11 lanuary 27, 2003

February Conferences
Trial Team Tops State Focus on Conreners
Third Consecutive Year F s on Enironmen,
It's getting crowded in the Trial Team Intellectual Property
Office, where championship trophies are Students, faculty,
competing for display space. staff and practitioners
The latest addition is from The Florida Bar should note four UFLaw-
state championship in Miami earlier this month, related conferences taking
when one of two UFLaw teams advancing to place next month:
the semi-finals beat Stetson to bring home a Career Development
third consecutive state title. This is the first Team members (clockwise from lower left) Bradley Harper, Conference
time two UF teams both advanced to state Tameika Pottinger, Yohance Pettis, Della ensen, Yolanda (Feb. 22, Sheraton Hotel)
semi-fi Green, Alexis Lambert, Saynia Webb and Shawntoyia Grier. (e. 2, Seaton Hote
semi-finals. Anti-Money Laundering
The winning group included Bradley Harper (Best Advocate), Shawntoyia Grier (advocate), Conference
Yolanda Green and Yohance Pettis (witnesses). The second group advancing to the semi-finals (Feb. 26-28, Miami)
included Tameika Pottinger, Saynia Webb, Sarah Baggett, Bill Ward, Della Jensen and Alexis Public Interest
Lambert. Environmental
"These students are really special," said Coach Judge Phyllis Kotey. "They work Conference
hard and are very receptive. The legal profession is lucky to have people like these (Feb. 27, UF
going into advocacy." Reitz Union)
"Winning this competition three years in a row demonstrates that our success is Law & Technology
not due to luck, but to the teamwork, talent and dedication displayed consistently by Conference
all members of UF's Trial Team," said Team President Tony Sos. "We have earned a Kotey (Feb. 28, Orlando)
reputation for being the best in the state and the nation, and now UF is 'the' team to
beat in Trial Team competition." For information on
The team won the National Civil Trial Trophy last November, and in 2001-02 made the finals the Career Conference,
in all competitions entered, earned the state championship, and was the only team at the national contact Chris Garrett
level to have groups compete in two ABA and American Trial Lawyers Final Fours. (381.9954 or
cgarrett@ufl.edu). For
others: Barbara DeVoe,
MBA Elections Today (Jan. 27) Subsequent meetings are scheduled for Feb. Director of Conference
Elections for six John Marshall Bar 6 and 13, 292 Holland Hall, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Planning & Special
Association (JMBA) first-semester representa- Events (392.8070 or
tives are today (Jan. 27), 7 p.m., 290 Holland IPTLA Meets Tuesday devoe@law.ufl.edu).
Hall. Representatives serve classmates, plan serv- All are welcome at the Intellectual Property
ice and social events, and work toward improving & Technology Law Association (IPTLA) meeting
the college. For more information, contact JMBA Tuesday (Jan. 28), 5 p.m., 290 Holland Hall.
(377.7655 or UFJMBA@hotmail.com).
LawReviewCompetition MeetingJan. 29
Hone Speaking Skills at Toastmasters Florida Law Review will hold an open
The Toastmasters Public Speaking Club's writing competition informational meeting
first spring meeting is Thursday (Jan. 30), 190C Wednesday (Jan. 29), 6 p.m., 190A Holland Hall.
Holland Hall, 5-6 p.m. The competition is open to third-semester UNV~R OF
(Announcements Continue Page 2) FLORIDA
Levin College of Law

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Apply 2L/3L A
Scholarships
A list of Continuing Real Property & Trust Career Panel
Student Scholarships The Real Property Section of The Florida
($1,000-$2,000) for Bar will host a Career Panel Thursday (Jan. 30),
second- and third-year 5 p.m., Faculty Dining Room.
law students and related
eligibility requirements Pro Bono Symposium Feb. 5
is on the Financial Aid Employers will discuss pro bono opportuni-
Bulletin Board. ties open at their organizations at the Ninth
Applications are avail- Annual Pro Bono Symposium Wednesday, Feb.
able in Student Affairs 5, 3:30 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. Students inter-
and must be filed by ested in participating are encouraged to attend. LTI Director Andy Atkins (left) and local attorney Larry
Feb. 17. For informa- Volunteers gain practical legal experience while Marrafino teach a Law Practice Management Class each
Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
tion: Financial Aid providing needed community services. Trsday fro 5
Director Randy Patton, now in its second week, meets Thursdays, 5:30-
(392.0421). Apply for Bar Fellowships by Friday 7:30 p.m., has no homework, final, paper or
Note: Recipients may The deadline to apply for the 2003 Legal grade, and can be joined at any time by signing
receive only one law school Services Summer Fellowship Program is Friday up in Career Services. It is designed to help
scholarship per semester. (Jan. 31). Applications are available in Career students prepare for practice in the 'real world'
Services and online at www.flabarfndn.org. where they also may need skills as "business
managers, financial wizards, rainmakers and
Mandatory Externship Meeting Feb. 7 experts in avoiding malpractice" through
To apply for a Summer or Fall 2003 lectures such as "Client Development &
ELUL Externship Extemship, you must attend a mandatory Advertising" and "Ethics & Professionalism."
Meeting Feb. 4 meeting Friday, Feb. 7, 11:30 a.m., Bailey
If you are interested Courtroom. Externships and their benefits First-Year Minority Clerkship Available
in earning summer will be discussed. First-year minority students interested in a
externship credit, the paid summer associate clerkship and $5,000 cash
Environmental and Land OCI Phase Two Bidding Begins award through the Paul White Scholarship
Use Law (ELUL) On Campus Interviewing (OCI) Phase Two Program must apply in Career Services by Feb.
Program invites you to Bidding runs Feb. 5 to midnight Feb. 12 for 21. The program was created by Baker &
learn more at a meeting employers interviewing March 3-7. Contact Hostetler to facilitate recruitment and employ-
Tuesday, Feb. 4, noon, Career Services for information. ment of minority attorneys. Visit Career Services
190B Holland Hall. For for more information.
current placements, con- Sign Up for Law Practice Management
tact Program Assistant Students are encouraged to join a Law Get Career Information Online
Marla Wolfe (392.3572 Practice Management class led by Legal Get important career information online by
or wolfemarla@law. Technology Institute Director Andy Adkins and signing up on the Career Services Hotline at
ufl.edu) or see the Jan. local attorney Larry Marrafino. The "class," www.law.ufl.edu/career/resources/hotline.
21 issue of FlaLaw
(on the Web at (Announcements From Page 1) Review (392.2148) or Student (ELULS) Fourth Annual Great
www.law. ufl.edu/ students with a minimum 2.0 Works Editor Talibah Jaffree Air Potato Round Up is
news/flalaw/). GPA who have successfully (talibahjaffree@hotmail.com). Saturday (Feb. 1). ELULS will
Career Services will completed legal research and collect the invasive plant at a
hold a mandatory meet- writing and appellate advocacy Air Potato Round Up 29th Road property from 9
ing for applicants Friday, courses. Competition packet Saturday (Feb. 1) a.m.-1 p.m. For directions to the
Feb. 7, 11:30 a.m., to sales begin that night. For more The Environmental and Round Up and to RSVP, e-mail
explain the application information: Florida Law Land Use Law Society's (Continued Page 3)
process.


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Food/Clothing
Needed
In The Spotight CGR Director of
Information as provided by Social Policy Elizabeth
faculty and staffand searches McCulloch and Legal
Sofnews media story reports. Research and Writing
O Publications/Professional Activities Professor Joe Jackson dis-
Professor Lars Noah published tribute food and clothing to
"Informed Consent and the Elusive the homeless, and ask the
Dichotomy Between Standard and law school community to
Architect David Owen (left) of Tsoi/Kobus, Jack Ponikvar of Experimental Therapy," in the be generous.
Ponikvar & Associates, incoming (July 2003) Legal American Journal ofLaw & "The need is enormous
Information Center (LIC) Director Kathleen Price, Edward
Tsoi of Tsoi/Kobus & Associates, UF Project Manager Howie Medicine; and "Enshrining a Noah and the nights are cold,"
Ferguson, and LIC Director Betty Taylor, who has spearhead- Constitutional Right to Engage in Pharmaceutical McCulloch notes.
ed the planning effort, are soliciting input on building and Advertising" in FDLI Update. At the request of "Blankets, jackets and
renovation plans. the National Academy of Sciences, he will serve other warm clothing are

Building Plans Under Discussion as an extemal reviewer for an Institute of desperately needed, as are
Input into UFLaw building and renovation Medicine's Committee report on "Implications of canned meats and fish,
Input into UFLaw building and renovation
Dioxin in the Food Supply." fruit, salami, crackers,
plans is being gathered at sessions geared
toward specific groups in the UF community. Stephen C. O'Connell Professor cheese, granola bars and
The architect and UF representatives reviewed Christopher Slobogin spoke on other items people can eat
plans and models with faculty in one such "The Jurisprudence of without prior heating or
session earlier this month. Dangerousness" Jan. 22 at Hastings cooking."
Project details and status are available from College of Law, where he is visiting Bring donations by
Facilities Planning and Construction at: this semester. He will participate Feb. Slobogin McCulloch's office (234
www.ufspace.ufl.edu/fpcweb/ 7 in a conference on the insanity defense organ- BGH) or contact her at
viewprj.jsp?prj 1032. The site links to the ized by the Texas Legislature and Texas Society (392.2237 or McCulloch
College of Design, Construction and Planning of Psychiatric Physicians in the wake of Andrea @law.ufl.edu.)
Pre-Programming Report & Concepts, aerial Yates' conviction on charges of murdering her
photos, previous work by architects Ponikvar and five children.
Tsoi/Kobus and design features for law libraries. Assistant Professor Mark Fenster Reduce Stress
Events celebrating the beginning of construc- delivered a paper, "Disclosure's The following class-
tion are slated for April 11-12. In its initial stages, Promise and Secrecy's Peril: es are open to students,
the project will focus on enlarging and upgrading Democratic Transparency and faculty and staff:
teaching facilities and the library. (For more infor- Government Information Policy," to Fenster Meditation
mation, see UFLAW magazine on the Web at the Institute for Regional Studies Jan. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays
www.law.ufl. Click on "Publications.") 13 at Friedrich Alexander University in Germany. 350 Holland Hall

Yoga
6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays
(Announcements Continued) tion meetings are scheduled for: The competition begins Feb. 6, Faculty Dining Room
Nicole Kibert (nck@ufl.edu). Feb. 6: Introduction to JLPP, and comments are due by 5:30 (Jan. 27, Feb. 3, March 3,
For additional information on Comment Overview, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 6 in the JLPP 17, 24 & 31, May 5)
the Round Up, go to p.m., 190C Holland Hall Office. For information: JLPP Auditorium
www.natureoperations.org/. Feb. 13: Comment Q&A, 5:30- Student Works Executive (Feb. 10, 17 & 24
7:30 p.m., 190 Holland Hall Debra R. Geiger (debmitch@ April 7, 14, 21 & 28)
JLPPMeetings Set Feb. 20: Q&A, Bluebook/ ufl.edu) or Student Works
Journal ofLaw and Public Citation Session, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Senior Lisa Acharekar For information:
Policy (JLPP) writing competi- 190 Holland Hall (acharekar@msn.com). Resource Counelor Ali
Kane (alikane@ufl.edu).



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Save money and time UFLaw Poland Program uuum*.
through Book Exchange Students from the Center
and Roommate Referral for American Law Studies, a
links on the college Web joint program of UFLaw and
site: www.law.ufl.edu/ Warsaw University in Poland,
students/exchange and are participating in the 2003
www.law.ufl.edu/ Jessup Interational Moot
admissions/housing.shtml. Court Competition Regionals
in February. Winners represent
Poland in finals in Washington,
Also available as links DC. this spring.
are past issues of FlaLaw "This will be the fourth
time we have participated inEt hiopian Royaltyto UFLaw
(in full color) and other
this prestigious competition,"g Cr\ n
lck on u atis." said Center Director/CGR Staff P Zre A
Attorney Ewa Gmurzynska,
administrator for the national r t
rounds. e p e la P e to

Bakowski lio aspire t t Afc. ie iy as S



UNIVERSTYOFiLMI DA Amroziewicz Ped rni eon Mills
Nirtonr gg lie gpas, shaping tfrl" r am and Michal R e

FlaLaw is published each full Sajkowski (not shown) com- d be ee
week school is in session. peted on last year's team. e
"We are grateful to
Stan Huguenin, Director UFLaw faculty such as Henry p nt n
of Communications. Wihnyk who travel to Poland
Debra Amirin, APR, Associate to advise our students, and an a u i
Director of Communications American lawyer in Warsaw,
and Editor, FlaLaw. Paula Rewald, who helped
Jennifer Piascik,
Publications Coordinator. them prepare," said UFLaw has a longstanding faculty for foreign students
Contributing Writer: Gmurzynska. relationship with Warsaw from European Union coun-
Deborah Cupples (2L) The team is supported University, where three UFLaw tries, primarily through the stu-
Photography: Kristen Bartlett, financially by Warsaw students are now participating dent exchange program. Up to
Photojournalism Intern University and firms such as in a new School of Polish and five UF students can participate
White & Case, Weil Gotshal & European Union Law. The pro- annually at minimal cost.
Deadline: 10 a.m. Tuesday Manges and Altheimer & Grey. gram was designed by Polish
for next week's newsletter.
E-mail news to
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, or bring See complete academic & event calendars at: www. law. ufl. edu.
disk (PC format, text in
WordPerfect oordma Jtanuary 190 HOL (Auditorium). Sessions in Panel, 5-6:30 p.m., FDR
WordPerfect or Word, 1Cands 90, 190A, 190B, 292, & 296 HOL Law Practice Management Class,
include contact information) 27 Huma"n Rghts Speaker Candis 28 Moot Court Brief Writing Seminar, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 190C HOL
to UFLaw Communications, Dining Room (FDR) 5:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL Toastmasters, 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
to UFLaw Communications, Dning Room (FDR)290 HOL 3 Mediation Symposum,
288 Holland Hall. (Submit IMBA Elections, 7 p.m., 290 HOL IPTLA Meeting, 5 p.m., 290 HOL 3 Mediation Symposium,
29 Law Review Writing Competition 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 190 HOL
news for student newsletter, Yoga Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., FDR Meeting, 6 p.m., 190A HOL Trial Team ntramural Competition
The Docket, to John Marshall Tria Team Intramural 30 Real Property & Trust Career Round 2 6 -10 p.m., 190A HOL.
Competition Round 1, 6 -10 p.m.,
Bar Association.)


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FlaLaw University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter lanuary 27, 2003



Save money and time UFLaw Poland Program uuum*.
through Book Exchange Students from the Center
and Roommate Referral for American Law Studies, a
links on the college Web joint program of UFLaw and
site: www.law.ufl.edu/ Warsaw University in Poland,
students/exchange and are participating in the 2003
www.law.ufl.edu/ Jessup Interational Moot
admissions/housing.shtml. Court Competition Regionals
in February. Winners represent
Poland in finals in Washington,
Also available as links DC. this spring.
are past issues of FlaLaw "This will be the fourth
time we have participated inEt hiopian Royaltyto UFLaw
(in full color) and other
this prestigious competition,"g Cr\ n
lck on u atis." said Center Director/CGR Staff P Zre A
Attorney Ewa Gmurzynska,
administrator for the national r t
rounds. e p e la P e to

Bakowski lio aspire t t Afc. ie iy as S



UNIVERSTYOFiLMI DA Amroziewicz Ped rni eon Mills
Nirtonr gg lie gpas, shaping tfrl" r am and Michal R e

FlaLaw is published each full Sajkowski (not shown) com- d be ee
week school is in session. peted on last year's team. e
"We are grateful to
Stan Huguenin, Director UFLaw faculty such as Henry p nt n
of Communications. Wihnyk who travel to Poland
Debra Amirin, APR, Associate to advise our students, and an a u i
Director of Communications American lawyer in Warsaw,
and Editor, FlaLaw. Paula Rewald, who helped
Jennifer Piascik,
Publications Coordinator. them prepare," said UFLaw has a longstanding faculty for foreign students
Contributing Writer: Gmurzynska. relationship with Warsaw from European Union coun-
Deborah Cupples (2L) The team is supported University, where three UFLaw tries, primarily through the stu-
Photography: Kristen Bartlett, financially by Warsaw students are now participating dent exchange program. Up to
Photojournalism Intern University and firms such as in a new School of Polish and five UF students can participate
White & Case, Weil Gotshal & European Union Law. The pro- annually at minimal cost.
Deadline: 10 a.m. Tuesday Manges and Altheimer & Grey. gram was designed by Polish
for next week's newsletter.
E-mail news to
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, or bring See complete academic & event calendars at: www. law. ufl. edu.
disk (PC format, text in
WordPerfect oordma Jtanuary 190 HOL (Auditorium). Sessions in Panel, 5-6:30 p.m., FDR
WordPerfect or Word, 1Cands 90, 190A, 190B, 292, & 296 HOL Law Practice Management Class,
include contact information) 27 Huma"n Rghts Speaker Candis 28 Moot Court Brief Writing Seminar, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 190C HOL
to UFLaw Communications, Dining Room (FDR) 5:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL Toastmasters, 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
to UFLaw Communications, Dning Room (FDR)290 HOL 3 Mediation Symposum,
288 Holland Hall. (Submit IMBA Elections, 7 p.m., 290 HOL IPTLA Meeting, 5 p.m., 290 HOL 3 Mediation Symposium,
29 Law Review Writing Competition 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 190 HOL
news for student newsletter, Yoga Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., FDR Meeting, 6 p.m., 190A HOL Trial Team ntramural Competition
The Docket, to John Marshall Tria Team Intramural 30 Real Property & Trust Career Round 2 6 -10 p.m., 190A HOL.
Competition Round 1, 6 -10 p.m.,
Bar Association.)


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