Final poucher press release by lizzy2008


									Five Florida governors to speak at the Florida Law Review’s Poucher Lecture


Laura Beard or Lauren Rehm, Executive Symposium Editors of the Florida Law Review

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Five Florida governors will convene in Gainesville to discuss critical
issues impacting the future of the Sunshine State for the Florida Law Review’s second
installment of the Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series. The event, entitled “Florida’s
Future: A Conversation with Florida Governors,” will be held on October 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Doors will open at 9:15 a.m., and the event is free and
open to the public.
Gov. Reubin Askew, Gov. Charlie Crist, Gov. Bob Graham, Gov. Buddy MacKay, Gov. Bob
Martinez are confirmed to participate on the panel. Former Florida Law Review Editor-in-Chief
and University of Florida Law alum Ben Diamond will serve as moderator.
No backpacks or large bags will be permitted at the event. For more details and to submit a
question to the panel of governors, visit the Florida Law Review’s website
(, or contact the office at 352-273-0670. Tickets, which are required
for entry, will be available through the Phillips Center Box Office and UF Law’s Student Affairs
office. The parking garage next to the Phillips Center is available to attendees for event parking.
Additionally, parking restrictions at the Park & Ride Lot #2 (behind the Hilton) and at the
Bledsoe Drive lot (adjacent to the University Village field) will be lifted for the event.
The Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series was established by Betty K. Poucher in honor of
her late husband, Allen L. Poucher Sr. A humanitarian who lived a life dedicated to service,
Allen Poucher graduated from UF Law in 1942 and practiced law for more than 60 years. The
Poucher Legal Education Series seeks to provide a venue for prominent legal, political and
business leaders to discuss important issues facing our nation and world today.

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