Class of 2018

You can now view your classmates' news and accomplishments online! Click your graduation year below to see class notes, with the most recent entries appearing first. If you have anything that you would like to include as a Class Note, you may submit a class note online or contact Becky Shepherd.

Samuel J. Walenz has joined law firm Foulston Siefkin LLP’s commercial litigation and healthcare law practice groups. Walenz is based in the firm’s Wichita office, where he represents clients in commercial disputes before state and federal courts and provides advice on regulatory compliance to a variety of healthcare providers. Posted 7.6.22


John M. Vernaglia has joined Shuffield Lowman as an associate in the firm's Orlando office. Posted 3.14.22

Samual J. Walenz was celebrated as a graduating "Class 6" member in the Legal Aid Foundation's Thunderdome Tallahassee Awards ceremony, which was held virtually on September 22. The class clocked 300+ pro bono hours over the past year. Posted 10.2.20

Jack_Raymond_sm.jpgRaymond Jack is now an associate at Frost Van den Boom, P.A. in Bartow. He represents clients in personal injury actions, family law matters and commercial litigation. Posted 11.19.18


Daniel Buchholz was invited to speak to newly sworn in lawyers at the Second District Court of Appeal due to his high score on the Florida Bar Exam. Posted 10.4.18

Julianne M. Ference is now an associate at Barron & Redding, P.A. in Panama City, FL. She and her husband Connor are expecting twins in 2019. Posted 9.26.18

Tawanna R. Franklin has joined Foley & Lardner LLP as a national conflict analyst in the firm's Dallas office, Foley & Gardere. She has compliance and corporate governance experience with corporations, state agencies and law firms. Posted 8.8.18

Brandon Holmes has joined Broad and Cassel LLP as an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group in Tampa. He has litigation experience in a variety of areas such as consumer finance, commercial debt collection, construction litigation and private utilities. Posted 6.15.18