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Melissa Gibson Swain

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Melissa Gibson Swain

Melissa Gibson Swain
Associate Director and Clinical Instructor,
Health Rights Clinic
J.D., 2006, University of Miami School of Law
B.A., 1998, College of the Holy Cross

Telephone: 305-284-1539   |   Office: F303A
E-mail: mswain@law.miami.edu


Melissa Swain earned a B.A. in 1998 from College of the Holy Cross and a J.D. in 2006 from the University of Miami School of Law.

Prior to returning to the University of Miami School of Law to work in the Health Rights Clinic, she was the Public Benefits Staff Attorney at Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center in Miami.

Prior to law school, she worked as a community organizer with Americorps and a paralegal with Greater Boston Legal Services. She is the author of Helping Haiti in the Wake of Disaster: Law Students as First Responders (with JoNel Newman), 6 Inter. Hum. Rights L. Rev. 133 (2011).

IN THE MEDIA

4-03-13
JoNel Newman and Melissa Swain discuss the Health Rights Clinic in "UM offers dual medical-legal degree program" in the Miami Herald.

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