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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 (2016) ranks Florida State as the nation’s 44th best law school.

The National Jurist magazine (2016) ranks Florida State the nation’s #9 “Best Value” law school.

Featured Profile: Matt Rearden

Featured Profile Matt Rearden

Because he took an in-house position immediately after graduating from law school in 2001, Matt Rearden has never billed an hour. Since joining SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment in 2010, Rearden has served as associate general counsel, as vice president of business affairs and currently as senior business development officer.

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Oct 26, 2016

Moot Court Final Four Competition at the Florida Supreme Court

Dec 05 - 16, 2016