News - December 1, 2017

Scott G. Hawkins has been installed as Chair of The University of Florida Law Center Association Board of Trustees

The University of Florida Law Center Association, Inc. was formed in 1960 as a financial support organization for the College of Law. The LCA Board of Trustees assist in the budgetary process, provide financial and volunteer resources and facilitate student mentoring programs. Board members serve five-year terms, after which they are granted Emeritus status. Unrestricted monies provided through the LCA and its Board of Trustees help fund a number of student and faculty programs, scholarships and activities.

Hawkins is the Past-President of The Florida Bar and is Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation. He practices commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property, trade secret disputes, covenants not to compete, securities and real estate litigation.

Since his graduation from the University of Florida with a degree in Economics in 1980 and his law degree in 1983, Hawkins has been actively involved in University leadership. He is currently serving on the Council of Advisors, University of Florida Bob Graham Center for Public Policy, and on the Leadership Councils of the University of Florida College of Medicine and the University of Florida Cancer Center. He is the Past-Chair, Board of Directors, of the University of Florida Foundation and Past-President of the University of Florida National Alumni Association.

Other Jones Foster attorneys are active at the University of Florida including David E. Bowers who serves as a member of the University of Florida Law Center Association Board of Trustees, and Theodore S. “Theo” Kypreos who is President of the Executive Committee for the University of Florida’s Law Alumni Council.

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