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2012 Press Releases

Florida State Law graduates inducted into Order of the Coif

Apr 01, 2012

Twenty-eight 2011 Florida State University College of Law graduates have been inducted into the Florida State Chapter of The Order of the Coif, the only national legal honor society in the United States. The graduates were nominated for membership by the law school.

Graduating seniors who have completed at least 75 percent of their studies in graded courses and who rank among the top 10 percent of all graduating seniors in the school are eligible for nomination. Florida State Law holds one of the nation’s 77 chapters of the Coif.  The society, which originated in England during the medieval period, encourages and recognizes excellence in legal education.

Inductees from Florida:

Boca Raton: Eric Pendergraft; Coral Gables: Jesse Unruh; Dade City: Tessa Davis, John McKnight; Daytona Beach: Trevor Jones; Fort Myers: Stefani Norrbin; Longwood: Jonathan Picard; Jacksonville:        Patrick Bennett; Oakland Park: Holly Griffin; Orlando: Brett Carey, Ken Eulo, Nathan Hill and Laura McDonald; Ormond Beach: David Russell; Panama City: Sara Mason; Tallahassee: Lauren Vickroy, Maegan McCann, Summer Brown, Kevin Forsthoefel, Melanie Leitman, William Ourand and Tiffany Roddenberry; Tampa: Audrey (Chapman) Rierson, Christopher Decort and Matthew Evans.

Inductees from other states:

Arlington, Va.: Matthew Allman; Atlanta, Ga.: Jessica Gallegos; Charlotte, NC.: Lauren Morrissette.

​April 2012