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A panel of business executives and attorneys, including Miami Law alumni, shared best practices for exceeding client expectations and cultivating long-term client relationships. Moderated by Professors Annette Torres and Cheryl Zuckerman as part of their Effective Client Communications course, the panelists—Professor Terri Doud, Erin Goldstein, Brian Heller, Brad Meltzer, and Jeffrey Weissman—advised students to be responsive, become trusted advisors, and zealously pursue their clients’ objectives.

Students taking Effective Client Communications with Professors Annette Torres and Cheryl Zuckerman were treated to a panel discussion featuring U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin Torres, Karen Evans, and James Fierberg. With over seventy-five years of collective experience, the panelists discussed how to prepare clients to participate effectively in private mediation and judicial settlement conferences. Featured from left to right: Annette Torres, Cheryl Zuckerman, James Fierberg, Karen Evans, and Judge Torres.

As part of the upper-level course "Effective Client Communications," a panel of prominent attorneys and Miami Law alumni offered invaluable advice to prepare our students to cultivate successful client relationships. Moderated by course professors Cheryl Zuckerman and Annette Torres, the panel of local attorneys – Michael Budwick, John Kozyak, Michael Marsh, Katie Phang, Peter Russin, and Steve Zuckerman – counseled students to develop long-term client relationships by listening, taking initiative, and pursuing their passions.

Professor of Legal Writing Christina Frohock Participates in Guantánamo Public Memory Project

Professor of Legal Writing Jennifer Hill Participates in Legal Writing Conference

Legal Writing Professors Jill Barton and Rachel H. Smith Present at Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference

Professor of Legal Writing Jennifer Hill Participates in Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference Panel

Professor of Legal Writing Rachel Stabler Publishes and Presents on the Plain Writing Act of 2010

Christina Frohock Publishes Article In Magazine

Award-winning Journalist Offers Advice to Miami Law Students About Writing Investigative Articles

Miami Law Joins Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and UM School of Communication to Train Probing Journalists

War Crimes Prosecution Watch Honors Forthcoming Article by Lecturer in Law Christina M. Frohock

Annette Torres and Cheryl Zuckerman Speak on Effective Client Communications

Judges Hear Oral Arguments at University of Miami for Third Consecutive Year

Guantanamo Tribunals and the First Amendment: A Question of Access

Appeals Judges Hear Arguments, Dispense Advice at UM

Legal Writing Conference Provides Tools for Practice

Miami Law Launches New Legal Communication Program

Miami Law to Host Legal-Writing Conference

Miami School of Law launches research, writing program in The National Jurist

LComm Evolves with the Times

Miami Law Unveils Innovative LComm Program

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LComm Program Overview (Webisode #1): This video features students who discuss LComm's benefits. LComm Professors Jill Barton and Christina Frohock moderate.

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.


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