All of the LComm faculty members were successful attorneys prior to becoming law professors, and they bring a wide range of experiences to the classroom. The professors have worked in prestigious law firms in Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, and Washington, DC. Three faculty members clerked for judges on the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals. One is a former Skadden Public Interest Fellow and another served as an Assistant Public Defender.
Each year, LComm faculty members present at conferences and events around the country. They engage in scholarship and participate actively in the national legal writing community. The LComm faculty includes:
What Are Writing Assignments Like? (Webisode #2): Hear 1L students describe the steps taken to analyze a legal problem and write about it.
First-year law students have the opportunity each year to observe the judicial process when the Third DCA holds oral arguments at the University of Miami.
Miami Law encourages students to showcase their writing skills by entering national writing competitions. Sponsoring organizations and law firms typically offer generous cash awards and resume-boosting recognition to top writers. Click here for a list of other writing competitions.