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Shutts Welcomes Five Students to Summer Clerkship Program

May 31, 2018 02:05 PM

Five law students have joined Shutts & Bowen for its 10-week 2018 Summer Clerkship Program.

The firm’s program is designed to provide an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience for law students. Students have full freedom to explore any and all practice areas that interest them and delve into the different aspects of our legal services. Summer Associates are paired with a mentor within the firm to offer insights into the history and culture of Shutts and gain an accurate sense of what it is like to work at a nationally-recognized law firm.

The students will take part in firm-sponsored social events and community service projects throughout the summer in addition to attending client meetings, depositions, court hearings and other proceedings.

This year’s Summer Clerkship Program students are:

Eric Bielefeldt – Jacksonville – Eric joins us from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Association. Eric has a real estate background with previous experience as a real estate analyst for a global real estate company. He is expected to graduate in 2020.

Emilio Figueroa – West Palm Beach – Emilio joins us from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where he serves as the 1L Student Representative of the Sports and Latino Law Student Associations. He previously interned at a regional law firm in Tallahassee. He is expected to graduate in 2020.

 Rochelle Antoinette Hall – Miami – Rochelle joins us from Washington University School of Law, where she serves as the Executive Notes Editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review. Previously, Rochelle was a summer associate at a national firm and a legal intern at General Mills. She is expected to graduate in 2019.

Jacob Kupp – Orlando – Jacob rejoins us from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was a legal writing and appellate advocacy teaching assistant. Jacob has a banking and financial services background with previous experience as an anti-money laundering analyst and a loan review analyst. He is expected to graduate in 2019.

 Isabella Llano – Miami – Isabella joins us from the University of Miami School of Law, where she is a member of the Law Review and the Hispanic Student Law Association. She previously clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Alicia O. Valle. She is expected to graduate in 2019.

About Shutts & Bowen LLP

Established in 1910, Shutts & Bowen is a full-service business law firm with more than 280 lawyers with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach.  Learn more about Shutts & Bowen at www.shutts.com.

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