List of Levin College of Law graduates

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This a list of notable alumni of Levin College of Law. For a list of notable University of Florida graduates, see
University of Florida alumni.

Government[edit]

United States Senators[edit]

Alumni Notability
Charles O. Andrews United States Senator from 1936–1946
Lawton Chiles United States Senator from 1971–1989
Spessard Holland United States Senator from 1946–1971
George Smathers United States Senator from 1951–1969

United States Representatives[edit]

Alumni Notability
Charles Edward Bennett United States Representative from 1949–1993
Michael Bilirakis United States Representative from 1983–2007
William V. Chappell, Jr. United States Representative from 1969–1989
Ander Crenshaw United States Representative from 2001–Present
Jim Davis United States Representative from 1997–2007
Sam Gibbons United States Representative from 1963–1997
Albert S. Herlong, Jr. United States Representative from 1967–1969
Marjorie Holt United States Representative from 1973–1987
Harry Johnston United States Representative from 1989–1997
William C. Lantaff United States Representative from 1951–1955
Buddy MacKay United States Representative from 1983–1989
Chester B. McMullen United States Representative from 1951–1953
J. Hardin Peterson United States Representative from 1933–1951
Paul Rogers United States Representative from 1955–1979
Joe Scarborough United States Representative from 1995–2001

Governors[edit]

Alumni Notability
Reubin O'Donovan Askew Governor of Florida from 1971–1979
Lawton Chiles Governor of Florida from 1991–1998
Spessard Holland Governor of Florida from 1941–1945
Buddy MacKay Governor of Florida from 1998–1999

Political figures[edit]

Alumni Notability
James C. Adkins Political reapportionment of the state of Florida
Reubin O'Donovan Askew United States Trade Representative from 1979–1981, and Candidate for President of the United States during the 1984 election
DuBose Ausley Chairman of the Florida Board of Regents from 1981–1983
Ed Austin Mayor of Jacksonville from 1991–1995
Lucius D. Battle U.S. Ambassador to the Egypt
Carol Browner EPA Administrator from 1993–2001, and Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy from 2009–Present
Skip Campbell Florida Senate from 1998–2006
Jim Davis Candidate for Governor of Florida during the 2006 election
John Delaney Mayor of Jacksonville from 1995–2003
Paul Rand Dixon Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission from 1961–1969
Buddy Dyer Mayor of Orlando from 2003–Present
Richard Ervin Florida Attorney General from 1949–1964
Mark S. Fowler Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 1981–1987
Dan Gelber Florida Senate from 2008–Present
Baya M. Harrison Jr. Desegregated the State University System of Florida
Mallory Horne Former President of the Florida Senate
Jeff Kottkamp Lieutenant Governor of Florida from 2007–2011
James W. Kynes Florida Attorney General from 1964–1965
Buddy Mackay Lieutenant Governor of Florida from 1991–1998
Bill McBride Candidate for Governor of Florida during the 2002 election
Bill McCollum Florida Attorney General from 2007–2011
Jose Rodriguez Jr. Director of the National Clandestine Service from 2004–2007
Frederick H. Schultz Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve System from 1979–1982
Bruce Smathers Florida Secretary of State from 1975–1978
Rod Smith Florida Senate from 2000–2006, and Candidate for Governor of Florida during the 2006 election
Donald L. Tucker U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
Marc Warren Current administrator with the Federal Aviation Administration
Craig Waters Spokesman for the Florida Supreme Court during the 2000 presidential election controversy

Academic administrators[edit]

College and university presidents[edit]

Alumni Notability
Edythe M. Abdullah Essex County College from 2010–Present
George F. Baughman New College of Florida from 1960–1965
Marshall Criser University of Florida from 1984–1989
Harold Crosby University of West Florida from 1964–1974, and Florida International University from 1976–1979
John Delaney University of North Florida from 2003–Present, and Chancellor of the State University System of Florida
Sandy D'Alemberte Florida State University from 1994–2003
Ray F. Ferrero Jr. Nova Southeastern University from 1997–2009
Robert Lindgren Randolph-Macon College from 2006–Present
Stephen C. O'Connell University of Florida from 1967–1973
W. Reece Smith, Jr. University of South Florida from 1976–1977

ABA[edit]

American Bar Association[edit]

Alumni Notability
Chesterfield Smith President of the American Bar Association from 1973–1974
Stephen N. Zack President of the American Bar Association from 2010–2011
Martha Barnett President of the American Bar Association from 2000–2001
W. Reece Smith, Jr. President of the American Bar Association from 1980–1981
Sandy D'Alemberte President of the American Bar Association from 1991–1992

Legal[edit]

Attorneys[edit]

Alumni Notability
Howell W. Melton Jr. Current managing partner of Holland & Knight
Cesar L. Alvarez Current CEO for Greenberg Traurig
Bruce Jacob Prosecutor in Gideon v. Wainwright
Fredric G. Levin Namesake for the Levin College of Law and prominent figure in tobacco litigation
Rod Smith Successfully prosecuted Danny Rolling, and former candidate for Governor of Florida
Clifford A. Wolff Notable litigator and television commentator

State Bench[edit]

Florida Supreme Court[edit]

Alumni Notability
Alto L. Adams Florida Supreme Court from 1940–1951, and 1967–1968
James C. Adkins Florida Supreme Court from 1969–1987
Harry Lee Anstead Florida Supreme Court from 1994–2009
Stephen C. O'Connell Florida Supreme Court from 1955–1967, chief justice 1967
Raymond Ehrlich Florida Supreme Court from 1981–1990
Richard Ervin Florida Supreme Court from 1964–1975
Stephen H. Grimes Florida Supreme Court from 1987–1996
Jorge Labarga Florida Supreme Court from 2009–Present
Parker Lee McDonald Florida Supreme Court from 1979–1994
Ben F. Overton Florida Supreme Court from 1974–1999
Harold Sebring Florida Supreme Court from 1943–1955, chief justice from 1951–1953
B. Campbell Thornal Florida Supreme Court from 1955–1970
Charles T. Wells Florida Supreme Court from 1994–2009

Miscellaneous[edit]

Other[edit]

Alumni Notability
Philip Agee Former operative for the Central Intelligence Agency
Winston E. Arnow Judge who presided over the Gainesville Eight trial
George F. Baughman Former Rear Admiral for the United States Navy Reserve
John F. Bolt Former pilot for the United States Marine Corps, awarded the Navy Cross
Dana Bullen Former director of the Press Freedom Committee from 1981–1996, former foreign editor of The Washington Star
John J. Considine Senior Minister for the Unity Church from 1998–Present, and former member of Florida House of Representatives
Marshall Criser Former Chairman of Scripps Florida
Brad Culpepper Retired NFL football player with the Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Chicago Bears
J. J. Daniel Publisher of The Florida Times-Union from 1976–1982
Charles W. Dorman Retired Marine Corps brigadier general, and chief judge for the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals
Richard Grayson Current writer, political activist, and performance artist
George Greer Judge who presided over the Terri Schiavo case
James Grippando Novelist and lawyer
Michael Heekin Founding COO of WebMD, and former Associate Dean of the Florida State University College of Law
Lewis Landes United States Army Colonel and lawyer
Maud Newton Current writer, blogger, and book reviewer
Howard Roffman President of Lucas Licensing from 1999–Present
Joe Scarborough Host of Morning Joe from 2007–Present, and Host of Scarborough Country from 2003–2007
Harold Sebring Head coach of the Florida Gators football team from 1925–1927, Judge at the Nuremberg Trials from 1946–1947, Dean of the Stetson University College of Law from 1955–1968
Leland C. Shepard Jr. Former Brigadier General for the United States Air Force
Frank Shorter Former Chairman of the United States Anti-Doping Agency, and Olympic Gold medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics
Terry Smiljanich Former Counsel for the United States Senate
Mac Stipanovich Republican Lobbyist, who had a large role in the 2000 Florida Recount

Federal Bench[edit]

Federal Appeals Judges[edit]

Alumni Notability
S. Jay Plager United States Federal Appeals Judge
Rosemary Barkett United States Federal Appeals Judge
Susan H. Black United States Federal Appeals Judge
John M. Bryan Simpson United States Federal Appeals Judge
Peter T. Fay United States Federal Appeals Judge

Federal Judges[edit]

Alumni Notability
Sidney M. Aronovitz United States District Court Judge
C. Clyde Atkins United States District Court Judge
William Julius Barker United States District Court Judge
William J. Castagna United States District Court Judge
Anne C. Conway United States District Court Judge
Edward B. Davis United States District Court Judge
William Dimitrouleas United States District Court Judge
Joe Oscar Eaton United States District Court Judge
Patricia C. Fawsett United States District Court Judge
Jose A. Gonzalez, Jr. United States District Court Judge
William Terrell Hodges United States District Court Judge
Charlene Honeywell United States District Court Judge
Marcia Morales Howard United States District Court Judge
Paul Huck United States District Court Judge
Elizabeth Jenkins United States Magistrate Judge
James W. Kehoe United States District Court Judge
James Lawrence King United States District Court Judge
Ben Krentzman United States District Court Judge
Richard A. Lazzara United States District Court Judge
William McRae United States District Court Judge
William O. Mehrtens United States District Court Judge
Howell W. Melton United States District Court Judge
Steven D. Merryday United States District Court Judge
Stephan P. Mickle United States District Court Judge
David L. Middlebrooks United States District Court Judge
Donald M. Middlebrooks United States District Court Judge
James S. Moody, Jr. United States District Court Judge
Thomas Morris United States Magistrate Judge
Ralph Wilson Nimmons, Jr. United States District Court Judge
Maurice M. Paul United States District Court Judge
Gregory A. Presnell United States District Court Judge
John Richard Smoak, Jr. United States District Court Judge
Eugene P. Spellman United States District Court Judge
Ursula Mancusi Ungaro-Benages United States District Court Judge
George Whitehurst United States District Court Judge
George C. Young United States District Court Judge