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School’s nationwide externship program helps students gain experience

Whether it’s grades and classes or recommendations and referrals, employers consider a broad palette of qualities in the curriculum vitae of new law school graduates. But what stands out the most? It’s experience, according to recent trends. And a Florida Coastal School of Law program is helping local students sharpen their edge in this area. […]

SBA raises funds for local cancer foundation

The 2010 SBA Charity Ball, Coastal Law’s philanthropic Barrister’s Ball, was held in April, with more than 600 people attending. And while law students are typically known to live on tight budgets, event guests this year contributed to the more than $10,000 collected for local charity The Donna Foundation, which supports Northeast Florida women living […]

Coastal Law Moot Court, Mock Trial teams celebrate success

Coastal Law Mock Trial teams win, reach final round in two national competitions In November, two Florida Coastal School of Law Mock Trial teams competed in two separate national competitions, placing first in one and reaching the finals in the other. In the Georgetown White Collar Crime Mock Trial Competition, Coastal Law won the entire […]

Coastal students earn legal services fellowships

Florida Coastal School of Law was honored to see two students receive prestigious Florida Bar Association Legal Aid Summer Fellowships this summer. Travis Sumpter and Annie Kwon were two students of more than 40 across the state chosen for the fellowships. More than 400 students applied. The opportunity gives students interested in public law the […]