Gator Law

The UF Levin College of Law, in partnership with the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program and Office of First-Generation Student Success, invites you to learn about an exciting and unique program that connects your academic endeavors to professional experiences in the field of law.

The GatorLaw Mentorship Program is a valuable opportunity for first-generation college students who are considering, or are already interested in pursuing a career in the legal profession. GatorLaw will allow you to define your goals, learn about legal education and career options, as well as to develop mentor relationships with current UF Law students.

As a participant, you will benefit from the following services:

Mentoring opportunities with UF Law students
Opportunity to network with other participants, UF Law faculty, alumni and students
Participation in specialty workshops
Observing law school courses
Invitation to law school events
Law school admissions counseling
Law school application assistance

If you are interested in learning more about this program, please email Erica Aguiar at This opportunity is open to all first-generation college students so please share this opportunity with other students who might be interested! New and returning participants are encouraged to apply. Please let me know if you have any questions.