Alumna Chanel T. Rowe JD ’14 appointed to FIU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors has appointed FIU Law alumna Chanel T. Rowe JD ’14 to the Florida International University Board of Trustees for a five-year term. “We are thrilled to have our very own law graduate Chanel Rowe join FIU’s Board of Trustees,” said Board of Trustees Chair Dean C. Colson, who was recently […]

FIU Law graduates earn top Bar passage rate in the state

–By Morgan Hughes for FIU News Despite the challenges FIU Law graduates have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, FIU has once again ranked as the top-performing Florida law school. The college’s graduates earned an 89.3% passing rate on the October 2020 bar exam, the highest of any Florida law school, and 18 percentage points above the state average. […]

FIU Law dean creates scholarship for first-generation students

The scholarship will support students who are the among the first generation in their families to attend college in their endeavor to earn law degrees. Antony Page, dean of the FIU College of Law, recently made a $200,000 planned gift to the university to establish a scholarship for law students who are among the first generation […]

FIU Law surpasses 95 percent bar passage milestone, leads Florida on July 2019 exam

–By Greg Miller for FIU News FIU Law graduates earned a 95.7 percent first-time bar passage rate on the July 2019 Florida Bar Exam, the highest of any of Florida’s 11 law schools, and 21.8 percentage points higher than the state average. Since 2009 – the earliest year for which the Florida Supreme Court maintains online […]

FIU Law grads earn highest Florida Bar passage rate, 88.1 percent

FIU College of Law graduates have, once again, earned the highest bar passage rate of any of Florida’s 11 law schools on the July 2018 Florida Bar Exam. This accomplishment follows first place finishes on the February 2018, July 2017, July 2016, February 2016, and July 2015 bar exams. With a passage rate of 88.1 […]

Dotson family donates $1 million to honor father’s legacy at FIU

The family of FIU visionary Albert Dotson Sr. has donated $1 million to FIU to commemorate his legacy at the university. The gift supports athletics, scholarships for minority students, and the Management and Advanced Research Center (MARC building) at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus. In recognition of this gift, the university renamed the International Pavilion […]

FIU Law launches family law practice aimed at representing moderate-income clients

FIU LAW Practice, an initiative of the FIU College of Law, dedicated to helping local families, will offer affordable legal services to low- and moderate-income families who do not qualify for free legal services. The practice — the first-of-its-kind in Florida — will assist families that fall within 125 and 200 percent of the poverty guidelines. That […]