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Coastal Law students compete in ABA Regional Client Counseling competition

Florida Coastal students, Nakeshia Baptiste and Cynthia Barnes, competed in the 2013 ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition. The Competition simulates a law office consultation in which the students, acting as attorneys, were presented with a client matter. They interviewed actors acting as clients and then explained what legal action they would recommend based on the […]

Opportunities at the beginning of a new semester

I would like to welcome everyone for the start of a great new semester. All entering fall 2012 students must attend a mandatory Courtroom Etiquette Professionalism Seminar which will be held on January 15, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Topics will include appropriate courtroom attire, addressing the tribunal, courtroom preparations, interacting with “the […]

Immigrant Rights Clinic scores victory

The Immigrant Rights Clinic experienced a huge victory recently. Student clinicians Collin Coakley, Danitza Gonzales and Eric Ortiz zealously represented their client before the Orlando Immigration Court in an intensive two-day hearing. As a result of the students’ written and oral advocacy, the Immigration Judge granted Cancellation of Removal and the client is now officially […]