PUBLIC INTEREST

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

When a lawyer is committed to advocating for others who are marginalized in our legal system, it often leads to a lifelong career of service.  Allen Popper, JD ’85, is a public defender who has served The Legal Aid Society in New York City...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Miami Scholars (L to R) Paul Nunez, Steven Strickland, Trinity Jordan, Caroline McGee, Valerie Toth, Erin Evashevski, Erin Fitzgerald and Alie Rothman with guest speaker Sharon Langer, JD ’79 (center), Director of Development, Disability...

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

It is well known that the Miami metropolitan area is home to one of the greatest wealth divides in the country. For rising 3L and Miami Public Interest Scholar Nejla Calvo, this growing wealth divide and lack of access to justice for some of...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

​Paulina Valanty speaks five languages, is a passionate advocate for passage of the Dream Act, and has set her sights on a career with the federal government.

“I am very happy and excited to join the Department of Homeland Security’s...

Monday, March 3, 2014

Left to right: Christina Margolles, Christina Flateau JD' 13; Judge Sarah Zabel; Alexandra Friz and Danielle Singer (Photo: Miami Law) 

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) continues...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Miami Law’s Patricia A. Redmond, director of the Eleanor R. Cristol and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic, will be honored with the Lawyers in Leadership Award by Miami Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service on...

Monday, March 25, 2013

Miami Law is happy to invite students to apply for the Public Interest Service Student Awards, a celebration of the school's high esteem for the outstanding work that our students perform in the community.

Created in 2005 by the Dean'...

Friday, March 15, 2013

Justice R. Fred Lewis. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

When you come out of the coal camps of West Virginia, the last thing you expect is to go to law school, let alone become a justice of the Florida Supreme...

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Eight undergraduate students from the Dartmouth College Ethics Institute came to Miami Law recently to explore issues of legal ethics, conflict resolution and community service during an intensive five-day seminar, the first of its kind. The...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Students at the Public Interest Fair on the Bricks at Miami Law. (Photo: Patricia Moya/Miami Law)

Miami Law hosted a Public Interest Fair on Monday for students interested in public interest and experiential learning...

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