Client development and relationship building: school hosts national expert

Nationally recognized legal consultant William J. “Bill” Flannery Jr. spoke during an April Lunch and Learn that is being described by many as one of the most well-received programs hosted by the school in years. The presentation was organized by the school’s Career Services Department, the Small Business Administration and the Corporate and Business Law Society. According to Ellen […]

Rock legend drums up panel discussion

Jacksonville native Bobby Ingram runs in some rockin’ circles. As lead guitarist of legendary southern rock band Molly Hatchet, Ingram counts people like Don Henley and Journey’s Neal Schon as longtime friends. When he tells stories of his music business beginnings, it’s impossible to do so without mentioning the rich context of his experience. Bands […]

Lt. Governor makes campus visit during Black History Month

Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll was on campus in late February to address students during Black History Month. She spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of more than 100 students about ways they can learn from her political and personal experiences — and theirconnection to the legal profession. Second-year law student Chelsi P. Henry helped organize […]

School introduces new parent, spouse newsletter

In an effort to better connect families to their students’ experiences in law school, earlier this year Florida Coastal School of Law launched Coastal CURRENTS — a monthly newsletter exclusively for parents and spouses. According to the latest figures, approximately 225 parents and spouses have signed up to receive information about upcoming events, important deadlines, and […]

Appellate courtroom renamed in honor of landmark gift

Florida Coastal School of Law’s appellate courtroom has been named The Martha and Irving Sonnenschein Appellate Courtroom following a generous donation from one of the law school’s earliest advocates. Irving Sonnenschein, a 92-year-old attorney living in Manhattan, put seed money toward the school when it was first established and has stayed in touch with its leadership over the […]