Miami (March 23, 2011) – The FIU College of Law and the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division will co-host the first annual “Bridging the Gap” Minority Conference at FIU Law on Saturday, March 26th. This all day conference will allow area high-school students and undergraduates to participate in important discussions about the value of undergraduate and graduate education. Participants will interact with and hear directly from lawyers and law students about their academic journey and success in the study and practice of law. For more information please visit our website at law.fiu.edu.
WHO: Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince
FIU College of Law
Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
WHAT: FIU Law’s First Annual “Bridging the Gap” Minority Conference
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 2011 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Keynote address by Justice Quince at 12:00PM
WHERE: FIU College of Law
11200 SW 8 Street
Large Courtroom & Atrium
Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Sisk Report as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.