News Release: FAMU Alum Andrew Ballentine Appointed by Governor to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission

ORLANDO, Fla –Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than five dozen appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions, the panels that recommend lawyers for judgeships. The appointees included Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alum Andrew S. Ballentine (Class of 2015). He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Florida.   “I am…

News Release: Alumna Amber Johnson Becomes Charleston’s First Diversity Manager Following Slavery Apology

ORLANDO, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alumna Amber Johnson (Class of 2009) has been hired as the first-ever manager of Diversity, Racial Reconciliation, and Tolerance for the City of Charleston, South Carolina.   The Diversity, Racial Reconciliation, and Tolerance manager position was created as part of the Slavery Apology Resolution passed by…

News Release: FAMU Law Graduate Selected for Equal Justice Works 2019 Class of Fellows

Orlando, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Class of 2019 graduate Abigail Adkins has been selected for the 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowship. This most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowship is made available to 76 new lawyers nationwide.   “The Equal Justice Works Fellowship provides a great opportunity for fellows to work…

News Release: FAMU Law Professor Phyllis Taite to Receive FAMU National Alumni Association 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

ORLANDO, Fla – The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (FAMU NAA) will honor the 2019 class of Distinguished Alumni Award recipients during its annual gala scheduled Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Birmingham, Alabama at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel. Each year, the FAMU NAA celebrates and acknowledges supportive alumni who have…