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First Student Welcomed in 3+3 Joint Program Between Barry Law & UCF

Barry Law student Rafael Casallas begins his tenure at Barry Law with quite the spotlight on him. An article published by University of Central Florida's UCF Today website spotlights Casallas as the first student admitted to the 3+3 Accelerated Law Program, established by Barry Law and UCF's College of Health and Public Affairs. Check out the...  read more

Alumni Spotlight: Amber Davis, Kevin Wimberly and Erica Cipparone.

Amber Davis (‘06), Kevin Wimberly (‘08) and Erica Cipparone ('10) have a lot in common – much more than their mutual bond as Barry Law graduates. They work for the same law firm. They are deeply involved in the growing field of intellectual property (IP) law. They are active in the Orlando legal community. And they each share a...  read more

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Be sure to stay up to date on all your Barry Law news, events, photos and videos by following us on all of our social channels. We take pride in highlighting the accomplishments of our students, faculty and alumni and we don't want you to miss any of the information! Barry Law Social Media:Facebook -  read more

Barry Law Professor Explores Intersectional Justice in Pulse Shooting Article

An article by Judith Koons, Professor at Barry University School of Law, about the Pulse shooting will be published in an upcoming issue of The Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Race and Social Justice and has been featured in an interview by Scholastica. “Our community, as well as the nation, was shaken to its core by the massacre," Koons...  read more

Barry Law Professor recognized as one of Orlando Business Journal's 40 under 40

Barry Law Professor Nadia B. Ahmad was selected by the Orlando Business Journal as part of the magazine's 2016 class of "40 Under 40." The distinction recognizes Central Florida's top professionals under the age for 40 who have made significant achievements in their career. “I'm humbled by this honor and profoundly appreciative," said...  read more

Barry Law Student Wins First Place in James E. Beckley Writing Competition

Joshua D. Jaffee, a third year student at Barry Law, recently won first place in the national James E. Beckley writing competition, sponsored by the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association Foundation (PIABA). Jaffee's essay, "Dodd-Frank: The Issue of Who Qualifies for Whistleblower Protection," focuses on an emerging controversy over the...  read more

Barry Law Dean Diaz named as a Woman Worth Watching for 2016

Barry Law Dean Leticia M. Diaz has been named as a Woman Worth Watching in this month's issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal."It's an honor to be including among such a prestigious group. In order to make sure all groups are represented it's important to continue to shine a light on diversity in education," said Dean Diaz, the first...  read more

Barry Law School Moot Court team wins the Robert Orseck Moot Court Competition

For the first time in Barry Law School history, the Barry Law Moot Court team finished first overall in the 2016 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition, which was sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar. In addition, Barry won both of the other top prizes at the event – Best Advocate and Best Brief. The Barry Law...  read more

Barry Law Dean Appointed to ABA Immigration Panel

Barry University School of Law Dean Leticia M. Diaz says she's excited about the opportunity to serve on the American Bar Association's Commission on Immigration. “For me this is truly timely. The United States immigration system is broken and we can no longer wait to make changes. A permanent fix is needed now,” she said. Dean Diaz...  read more

A Call to Protect The Earth

Sister Patricia Siemen, Director of Barry Law School's Center for Earth Jurisprudence, says Pope Francis' long-awaited encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', issues a call to all people to act in regards to protecting the earth. Siemen wrote about Laudato Si' in an article for the Global Sister's Report, a project of National Catholic...  read more

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