FAMU LAW News

Felicia Thomas

Jacksonville, Florida
B.S., University of Central Florida,
Political Science

The College of Law Class of 2016 Valedictorian, Felicia is a graduate of Clay High School in Green Cove Springs, Florida (near Jacksonville, where she was born). When she was 11, she watched the movie Erin Brockovich and decided at that moment she would attend law school.

Honors and awards achieved while at FAMU Law:
Dean’s list for 5 consecutive semesters
2nd place winner of the Florida Bar ELULS Writing Competition in 2015 for paper – Of Life and Limb – published in Spring 2016 – Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal
2016 Valedictorian

Advice Felicia has for incoming FAMU Law students:
Compete only with yourself. Mark your accomplishments by what you know you can achieve, instead of by what others are achieving. You are your only obstacle.

A quote or saying Felicia uses for motivation:
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman