News & Noteworthy

Announcing new Coastal Law student organization and leadership positions


Coastal Law is pleased to announce the formation of a new student directed academic service organization, The Florida Coastal Public Interest Research Bureau.  (“Public Interest Research Bureau”)  The Public Interest Research Bureau will be a student-run volunteer research service intended to address this issue by providing free legal research services to lawyers working for public interest law organizations in Florida and in other states.

Read on for more information about the organization.

Student Bar Association honors Buddy Schulz with 2011 Ehrlich Award


The Florida Coastal School of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) will honor Holland & Knight partner George A. "Buddy" Schulz, Jr. with the SBA's 2011 Justice Raymond Ehrlich Award at a ceremony Feb. 4 at the Main Library Downtown.

The annual award, now in its fifth year, is presented to a local judge or attorney who embodies professionalism and humanitarianism and integrity in the Jacksonville community. Previous honorees include last year's recipient U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Gerald Tjoflat, Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince and attorney Wayne Hogan.