December, 2015

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Two students from Miami Law’s LL.M. in Real Property Development were recently awarded CREW Miami Scholarships. Marcela Camargo and Nathalie Remelus received the scholarships during the December CREW luncheon.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Dennis O. Lynch, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law, was honored with a citation in recognition of his retirement at commencement on December 17 at the Bank United Center. Flanked by University of Miami President Julio Frenk and School...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Amy Ronner, JD ’85, opened the 2015 Regional Conference of the Miami-Dade Community Based Care Alliance by quoting Mark Twain. “’Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions,’” she told the audience of over 300. “’Small people always...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (“PREP”) students explore the ethical challenges confronting attorneys in the “real word.” Some of the most compelling of these explorations arise when PREP visits with public interest...

November, 2015

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Tuesday, November 03, 2015

When Miami lawyer and Adjunct Professor Howard Srebnick stepped up to the podium on Thursday night in Miami Law’s courtroom, four of Miami’s finest attorneys took to the bench, along with a former Assistant to the Solicitor General, to...

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

CORAL GABLES, FL (October 28, 2015) – A new report found that survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault face widespread and serious police discrimination when they seek protection from the criminal justice system.

The report,...

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Miami Law is holding the 2015-2016 National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review Symposium on Friday, Nov. 20, from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. The symposium is titled "The Rise of Leaderless Resistance: The Changing Nature of Domestic Terrorism in the...

Monday, November 09, 2015

Horacio Gutierrez, JD '98, was recently named the new General Counsel of Microsoft.

October, 2015

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Dan Ravicher is a cutthroat on the poker tables. The 40-year-old seems like a pleasant enough fellow but gives no quarter when playing, even with one whose previous card playing experience is confined to playing Go Fish with preschoolers, and...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The attorneys and certified legal interns from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic have filed a federal suit against the Social Security Administration on behalf of 12 indigent and disabled clients who have been waiting as long as 26...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Brazilian native Raoni Utimura and Spanish native Ana Lombardia were named the International Arbitration Institute’s scholarship winners at Miami Law. This partial-tuition scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the White & Case...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Miami Law’s team of 3Ls Jhanile “Trudy” Smith and Andrew Schindler won the 9th annual Emory University School of Law Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition this past weekend. They beat the University of Texas in the Finals,...

September, 2015

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Jeffrey D. Fisher, JD ’80, called “a pit bull” of a divorce lawyer, has a soft spot. He loves orchids. He loves them so much he carries around photographs of them on his cellphone, like a proud grandfather.

“I’ve got hundreds of them,”...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Last week, folks from the Environmental Law Society at the University of Miami School of Law went kayaking in Biscayne National Park. It wasn’t just a fun jaunt, but also highly educational. The students met with experts to discuss and...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Nicole Halmoukos is a busy 3L and a double ‘Cane. She is currently the Managing Editor of the University of Miami Law Review, a research assistant to Professor JoNel Newman, and the Supervising Dean’s Fellow of the Academic Achievement Program....

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

City attorneys and local elected officials had the opportunity to head back to law school during the Environmental Justice & Municipal Governance Luncheon on September 11, where Professor Anthony V. Alfieri presented and quizzed those in...

August, 2015

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

For the past three years, Dr. Holly Jacobs has been running an organization out of the guest bedroom of her home. She started the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) in August 2012 as the End Revenge Porn campaign, which called for the...

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Professor David Abraham is on fire. 

Not only was Abraham’s book chapter, "Law and Migration: Many Constants, Few Changes" in Migration Theory: Talking Across Disciplines, unanimously selected by the book chapter award...

Thursday, August 20, 2015

PREP Fellows Jennifer Felipe and Gina Villar graduated on May 9th and shortly afterwards conducted a CLE ethics training at the Key Biscayne Bar Association (KBBA), despite the presentation being sandwiched between graduation festivities and bar...

Thursday, August 20, 2015

This year’s HOPE Day of Service, which took place on Thursday, August 13th , was an opportunity for students entering the Miami Law community to give something of themselves before they give everything they have to their casebooks.

The...

July, 2015

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Italian native Davide Schiavetti was named the 2015-2016 Young ICCA Scholarship winner.

Schiavetti obtained both his Bachelor and Master of Science in Law at Universita Bocconi in Milan, Italy. He was offered a merit-based...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Dana Vouglitois in NYC Full Size Photo

Getting to the office is always a unique experience for Dana Vouglitois. “When I get in the elevator every morning, I am usually standing next to dancers from the New York City...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

For Wendi Lipsich, JD ’93, every day brings both a new challenge and a new way to serve the community. Lipsich, District Director for U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-21), oversees all of Congressman Deutch’s District office operations and...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Left to right: Jan L. Jacobowitz, Dalisi Otero, Gina Villar, Jennifer Felipe, Karyn Sanchez, and PREP & UM Alum, Shayla Walden Full Size Photo

Students from Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics...

June, 2015

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

The town of Monroe, New York, on May 18th honored its fallen son, former Directorate of Operations* (DO) officer Gregg Wenzel, with a unique tribute. By an Act of Congress signed by President Obama, the Monroe Post Office was dedicated to Gregg’s...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Miami Law alumnus Richard Berkowitz, CEO of Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, has been honored by the University of Miami Citizens Board with its Joyce A. Galya Excellence Award. He was recognized for his work chairing the...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Michael Deutsch, rising 3L, Miami Scholar, and third-generation University of Miami law student, has an innate optimism that remains as strong entering his last year of law school as it was when he decided to attend. “I have always viewed...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Miami Law alumnus and Miami trial lawyer Fred Fein, JD ‘89 of Thornton, Davis & Fein, P.A. and real estate attorney Mark Meland of Meland Russin & Budwick, P.A. recently found themselves sharing the stage with the legendary Eddie Money...

May, 2015

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Two Human Rights Clinic students, Geoffrey Louden and Lauren Geraghty, recently traveled to Haiti to conduct field research on conditions facing Haitians who have been deported from the United States. The students traveled...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

County Attorney Picture: left to right: Dalisi Otero; Janelly Crespo; Assistant County Attorney James Allen; Jennifer Felipe; Katerina Ona

Students of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP), along...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Immigration Clinic students: Caroline McGee, Michelle Abeckjerr, Elby Hernandez, Amanda Parra Criste, Rina Urias-Brizuela, Lindsay Macdonald, and Adam Hoock

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Kevin Correa (3L), Anabel Fernandez (LL.M), Barbara Cabrera (3L) and Zacarias Quezada (2L).

Four students from Miami Law’s International Moot Court team placed second at Moot Madrid 2015, an international commercial...

April, 2015

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Monday, April 20, 2015

UM School of Law’s JoNel Newman, professor of clinical education and director of the Health Rights Clinic, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education’s M. Shanara Gilbert Award.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Henry N. Butler, JD’82, has been appointed dean of George Mason University School of Law, in Arlington, Virginia. Butler has been serving as the George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Law & Economics...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dean of Students Janet Stearns, Anna Vino, and Noel Pace with Sebastian the Ibis.

Thirteen Miami Law students were recently named for inclusion in the prestigious listing Who's Who Among Students in American Universities...

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Miami Law’s International Moot Court teams recently participated in two moot competitions and placed highly in both.

The team of Jhanile Smith, Victoria Samuels, and Shawn Abuhoff, all 2Ls, competed at the International...

March, 2015

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

We are a top 15 school in the publication’s ranking for graduates advancing from associate to partner. 

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Sometimes in life you are not only at the right place at the right time, but you possess the perfect skill set, and a huge dose of moxie, to make the opportunity a success.

Marc Lawrence, LL.M.’00, was standing in the shadow of his...

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

(left to right) Karla Albite, 3L; Jimmy Czodli, 2L; Leah Aaronson, 3L; Professor Patricia Redmond; Judge John K Olson; Judge C. Ray Mullins; Eric Brundstad; Judge Laurel M. Isicoff; Maria Chavez-Ruark

Miami Law’s moot court...

Monday, March 16, 2015

It’s not by accident that Harold Flegelman is the inaugural Director of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law LL.M. He has spent his career parlaying an early love of music into a thriving corporate practice in the entertainment...

February, 2015

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Friday, February 27, 2015

In a remarkable constellation of successes involving the federal government, a U.S. District Court judge ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement to pay the Immigration Clinic over $16,500 in attorney fees and three U.S....

Friday, February 27, 2015

Two Human Rights Clinic students, Geoffrey Louden and Lauren Geraghty, recently traveled to Haiti to conduct field research on conditions facing Haitians who have been deported from the United States. The students traveled...

Friday, February 27, 2015

Last year, Chief Judge A. Jay Cristol of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida referred a particularly complicated Chapter 13 case to Miami Law’s Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic. The case involved a debtor at...

Friday, February 27, 2015

The tireless and tenacious work of Innocence Clinic students is often unsung. Wrongful convictions of innocent people take years to litigate properly. But in the case of Jerome Hill, Innocence Clinic students have found enough evidence...

January, 2015

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Dean Patricia White makes the National Jurist list as one of the most influential people in legal education.

Monday, January 26, 2015

The University of Miami Law Review will hold its annual symposium on Friday and Saturday, February 6th and 7th at the Student Activities Center on the University’s Coral Gables campus. The symposium -- “Criminalized...

Monday, January 26, 2015

She has been described as indomitable, outspoken, adorable, irascible, and deeply decent, with a splash of salt. He has been called spirited, astute, erudite, committed, and good humored.

On Thursday, January 29, 2015, M. Minnette...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Even before coming here, Professor Manne, confident of the power of economic analysis, wrote a series of articles outlining and "naming" ideas that truly transformed the study of corporate law in ways that we often take for granted today — e.g...