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College of Law

Florida State University


Florida State Law prepares students for excellence during law school and beyond.

Florida State Law is a family of scholars, students, alumni and friends all working together.

Our students learn about the law where policy is formed.

We teach our students the importance of service, which translates into alumni who make a difference around the nation and the world.

According to ABA data for the class of 2015, Florida State is the #1 law school in Florida in terms of job placement.


U.S. News & World Report (2016) rates Florida State as the 50th best law school in the nation. Florida State’s environmental law program is ranked 18th best and our tax law program is 23rd best nationally.

Business Insider (2014) ranks Florida State as Florida’s #1 law school, and 32nd best nationally.

The National Jurist magazine (2015) ranks Florida State the nation’s #13 “Best Value” law school.

Featured Profile: Alum Kimberly Holladay


Alum Kimberly Holladay has been in-house with the same company, in various iterations, since she left private practice in 2000. She became Senior Counsel-Corporate for Veritiv Corporation through a July 2014 merger. That merger and the fact that Veritiv is barely a year old has made Holladay’s recent work especially exciting.

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Aug 25 - 26, 2016

1L Orientation

Aug 29, 2016

First Day of Fall Classes