The results of the February 2015 Florida State Bar Exam for first time takers were released yesterday and Florida Coastal School of Law ranked third in the state among all state law schools at a passing rate of 74.5 percent. The overall bar passage rate for first-time takers of February’s exam was 64.3 percent for Florida law schools. One of the most diverse law schools in the US, Coastal Law’s results were 10 percent above the state average among all Florida first time bar passers.
Fifty-one Coastal Law graduates took the February 2015 General Bar Exam for the first time. In total, there were 1,820 takers of the exam.
“The students’ hard work and commitment in meeting this core professional requirement is tremendous. We very much look forward to watching our graduates continue to develop into exceptional professionals,” says Mary Margaret Giannini, Dean at Coastal Law.
Director of Academic Success, Missy Davenport, says she is always excited to see student’s hard work pay off. “Our graduates are dedicated and their hard work has inspired the entire Florida Coastal community. We are extremely proud of their efforts, and it was an honor to work with them. We are excited to see what they will accomplish as they begin their professional careers.”
Recently ranked among top 20 law schools with a grade of A+ in providing students with practical training by the National Jurist, Coastal Law distinguishes itself among other law schools for its innovative programs.
The Jacksonville Bar Association Swearing in Ceremony will take place on Friday, April 24th at the Duval County Courthouse, room A13, at 4:00 p.m., the Honorable Timothy J. Corrigan presiding. The courthouse located at 300 North Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Florida.
Coastal Law wishes to congratulate all of its newest members and colleagues of the Florida Bar!