Leader of the Pack: Alum elected president of Florida Bar YLD

Michael Orr, Class of 2005, was elected by The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors in January to serve as president-elect in 2013 and as president in 2014. Orr is the first Florida Coastal alumnus to serve as president of the division, be a member of the Senior Florida Bar Board of Governors, and serve […]

Faculty spotlight with Ericka Curran

At the helm of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, Professor Ericka Curran and Legal Clinic Fellow Vanessa Bernadotte endeavor to provide resources rarely available to the indigent immigrant Jacksonville community. With the assistance of student clinicians, the clinic offers legal services for cases that are frequently unrepresented including preparation of asylum petitions, family unity applications and […]

Faculty spotlight with Roger Groves

In spring 2012, Roger Groves, a professor of law and contributor for Forbes, founded the Coastal Law Business Law Certificate, a program that serves to adapt students to the increased demand for specialized legal services and practical preparation in the growing business law environment. Groves, along with other Business Law faculty members, meet with law […]

Foundation names first scholarship recipient

Out of the dozens of exceptional entries, Caitlin Milo was named the first recipient of the Martha Sonnenschein Memorial Scholarship by the Florida Coastal School of Law Foundation in a ceremony in November. Milo, a Pennsylvania native and student in the class of 2013, was selected for the $5,000 scholarship award for her outstanding academics and […]