2008-2009 Student Writing Competition Winner
Larry Dougherty ("DOCK-er-tee") is currently the Editor in Chief of the Florida Law Review, and is scheduled to receive his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in May 2009. After graduation, Larry will clerk for the Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. While in law school, Larry worked as a research assistant for Professor William H. Page, helping to update Kintner's Federal Antitrust Law. Larry also participated in a roundtable discussion with Justice John Paul Stevens that appeared on C-SPAN in November 2008. Last year Larry was a summer associate with Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Tampa. Larry received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from Princeton. Between college and law school, Larry worked as a newspaper reporter for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and the English-language Japan Times in Tokyo. Larry also worked as a legal investigator for James, Hoyer PA in Tampa. Larry has appeared on Larry King Live and the Discovery Channel, and his writings have appeared in numerous publications including the Washington Post. Larry and his wife, Taylor Ward, live in Tampa and have two daughters: a four-year-old and a four-month-old.