Ehrlich chair established at UF

first_img January 1, 2006 Regular News Ehrlich chair established at UF The memory of the late Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Raymond Ehrlich will live on in the form of a new eminent scholar chair at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law.Ehrlich, a UF law alumnus who died in July, made provisions in his estate to establish an eminent scholar chair in the law school and another in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The positions were established in the name of Justice Ehrlich and his late wife, Mary, in honor of Ehrlich’s parents, Ben and Esther Ehrlich.“Justice Ehrlich was a giant in the legal profession,” said Dean Robert Jerry. “His wisdom and thoughts will be impossible to replicate, but his commitment to professionalism will resonate with our students for generations to come.”A 1942 graduate of the law school, Ehrlich practiced law in the Jacksonville area for 35 years before being nominated to the Florida Supreme Court. He served there for 10 years, including two years as chief justice. Ehrlich was appointed special counsel to Sen. Bob Graham in 1991, and received The Florida Bar Foundation’s Medal of Honor Award in 1993 for outstanding contributions to the administration of justice. Ehrlich chair established at UFlast_img read more

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