Law Alumni Association Board of Directors 2018-2019

The Law Alumni Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Alumni Association and the more than 23,000 active alumni of the School of Law. Board Members serve as ambassadors for the School by working to engage alumni globally and reconnect them with their alma mater. 

Executive Committee

Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman

Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman, JD ’11
Vice President, Alumni Outreach & Communications
Colson Hicks Eidson, P.A.
Coral Gables, FL

Guzman

Christina Guzman, JD ’09 
Chair, Young Alumni Committee
Broward Health
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Jason Kairalla

Jason Kairalla, JD ’02
President-Elect
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.
Miami, FL

Julie Braman Kane

Julie Braman Kane, JD ’93
Vice President, Student Affairs
Colson Hicks Eidson
Coral Gables, FL

Kolaya

Timothy Kolaya, JD ’08
Vice President, Fundraising
Greenberg Traurig, PA
Miami, FL

Mark F. Raymond, JD '83

Mark F. Raymond, JD '83
President
Broad & Cassel LLP
Miami, FL

Redmond

Patricia A. Redmond, JD ’79
National Alumni Advisory Council, Co- Chair
Stearns Weaver Miller
Miami, FL

Harout Samra

Harout Samra, JD ’09
Vice President, Activities
DLA Piper
Miami, FL

Shaw

Jordan Shaw, JD ’14 
Vice Chair, Young Alumni Committee
Zebersky Payne, LLP
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Detra Shaw-Wilder, JD ’94

Detra Shaw-Wilder, JD ’94
Immediate Past President
Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, P.A.
Miami, FL

Shohat

Edward Shohat, JD ’72
National Advisory Alumni Council, Co-Chair
Jones Walker
Miami, FL

Joshua Spector

Joshua Spector, JD ’02
National Alumni Advisory Council, Vice Chair
Allen, Dyer, Doppelt & Gilchrist, P.A.
Miami, FL 

Directors

Eric

Eric Assouline, JD ’96
Director
Assouline & Berlowe
Fort Lauderdale, FL 

Carman

Stephanie Carman, JD ’01
Director
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Miami, FL

Cimo

David Cimo, JD ’88 
Director
Cimo Mazer Mark, PLLC 
Miami, FL

Friedman

Todd Friedman, JD ’12
Director
Kenny Nachwalter PA
Miami, FL

Herrera

Araly Herrera, JD ’97
Director
Gamba Herrera Trial Lawyers
Coral Gables, FL

Kelley

Brian W. Kelley, JD ’10
Director
Wallen Kelley
Coral Gables, FL 

Karen

Karen Josefsberg Ladis, JD ’90
Director
Dade Legal Aid Society
Miami, FL

Landon

Quinshawna Landon, JD ’12 
Director
US Attorney’s Office
Miami, FL

Lever

Daniel R. Lever, JD ’07
Director
Clyde & Co.
Miami, FL

Lomax

Christopher “Chris” M. Lomax, JD ’08
Director
Jones Day 
Miami, FL

Edward McCarthy

Edward R. McCarthy, JD ’03
Director
Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP
Miami, FL

Newman

Daniel S. Newman, JD ’91
Director
Broad & Cassel LLP
Miami, FL 

Nguyen

Hung Nguyen, JD ’02
Director
The Nguyen Law Firm
Coral Gables, FL

Nuzum

R. Scott Nuzum, JD ’08
Director
Van Ness Feldman LLP
Washington, D.C.

Michelle

Michelle Austin Pamies, JD ’96
Director
Law Offices of Austin Pamies Norris Weeks LLC
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Nikki

Nikki Lewis Simon, JD ’99
Director
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Miami, FL 

Toth

Brian W. Toth, JD ’08
Director
Miami, FL

Presidential Appointees

Osman

Edith G. Osman
Carlton Fields
Miami, FL

Solomon

Staci Schatzman Solomon, JD ’95
Aetna Health Inc.
Sunrise, FL

 

Judicial Directors

Bloom

Hon. Beth F. Bloom, JD ’88
Judicial Director
United States District Court 
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cristol

Hon. A. Jay Cristol, JD ’59
Judicial Director
United States Bankruptcy Court 
Miami, FL

Gordo

Hon. Monica Gordo, JD ’99 
Judicial Director
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
Miami, FL

Isicoff

Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff, JD ’92 
Judicial Director
United States Bankruptcy Court
Miami, FL  

Kelly

Hon. Carroll J. Kelly, JD ’89
Judicial Director
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
Miami, FL

Levine

Hon. Spencer D. Levine, JD ’82
Judicial Director
Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal
West Palm Beach, FL 

Martinez

Hon. Jose E. Martinez, JD ’65
Judicial Director
United States District Court 
Miami, FL

Scola

Hon. Edward K. Newman, JD ’87
Judicial Director
Miami, FL

Scola

Hon. Jacqueline Hogan Scola, JD ’82
Judicial Director
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
Miami, FL

Placeholder

Hon. Bernard S. Shapiro, JD ’73
Judicial Director
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
Miami, FL

Suarez

Hon. Richard J. Suarez, JD ’81 
Judicial Director
Florida Third District Court of Appeal
Miami, FL 

John

Hon. John W. Thornton, JD ’77 
Judicial Director
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
Miami, FL

Zilber

Hon. Martin Zilber, JD ’88
Judicial Director
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
Miami, FL

Ex-Officio Members

Edgar Sirenord
SBA President 2018 - 2019 
University of Miami School of Law

Georgie A. Angones
Assistant Dean
University of Miami School of Law
 

Faculty Advisor

Jacabowitz

Jan L. Jacobowitz
Lecturer in Law, Director of the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program
Coral Gables, FL

Dean

White

Patricia D. White
Dean and Professor of Law
Coral Gables, FL

 Past Presidents

1941    James E. Abras, BBA ’34, JD ’37*
1942    Samuel Silver, JD ’37*
1943    Dixie H. Chastain, JD ’30*
1944    Amos Benjamin, JD ’36*
1948    Victor Levine, JD ’37*
1949    David D. Phillips, JD ’41*
1950    John H. Boyer, JD ’37*
1951    Louis M. Jepeway, JD ’31*
1952    Victor Levine, JD ’37*
1953    M. Sam Jennings, JD ’52*
1954    Douglas M. Batchelor, JD ’47*
1955    Richard E. Gerstein, JD ’49*
1956    Raymond G. Nathan, JD ’41*
1957    Marco Loffredo, JD ’49*
1958    Arthur C. Massey, Jr., BBA ’49, JD ’51*
1959    James H. Earnest, JD ’54*
1960    Helen Christine Hope, JD ’49*
1961    Karl J. Leib, Jr., BS ’53, JD ’54*
1962    P. Benn, JD ’58 
1963    Armando Maraio, JD ’54*
1964    Robert L. Koeppel, BA ’51, JD ’53*
1965    William T. Kruglak, II, JD ’53*
1966    Max M. Hagen, BBA ’58, JD ’61 
1967    Lawrence V. Hastings, JD ’53*
1968    Leland E. Stansell, Jr., JD ’61 
1969    Harold P. Barkas, BA ’43, JD ’57*
1970    Thomas E. Lee, Jr., JD ’51*
1971    Arden M. Siegendorf, BBA ’60, JD ’63* 
1972    Charles J. Crowder, JD ’51*
1973    John Gale, JD ’58 
1974    Thomas Davison, III, JD ’49*
1975    Donald I. Bierman, JD ’65 
1976    A. John Goshgarian, BA ’51, JD ’58*
1977    Sidney M. Weaver, JD ’54*
1978    Edward J. Atkins, JD ’51*
1978    Neal R. Sonnett, BA ’64, JD ’67
1980    Thomas R. Spencer, Jr., BA ’66, JD’69 
1981    Theodore Klein, BBA ’61, JD ’64*
1982    George R. Harper, JD ’70*
1983    Rhea P. Grossman, BA ’62, JD ’65

1984    Charles Kantor, BA ’66, JD ’69 
1985    A.J. Cristol, BA ’58, JD ’59, PhD ’97 
1986    J.B. Spence, JD ’51*
1987    Joseph P. Klock, Jr., JD ’73 
1988    Emerson L. Allsworth, BBA ’48, JD ’52 
1989    Samuel S. Smith, BBA ’58, JD ’60*
1990    Tod Aronovitz, JD ’74 
1991    Benedict P. Kuehne, BA ’74, JD ’77 
1992    George T. Yoss, JD ’79 
1993    Allan J. Atlas, JD ’79*
1994    Ronald B. Ravikoff, JD ’77 
1995    Joseph H. Lowe, JD ’79 
1996    Jay A. Martus, JD ’85 
1997    Richard C. Milstein, BA ’68, JD ’74 
1998    Harlan M. Gladstein, BED ’76, JD ’86 
1999    Det H. Joks, JD ’72 
2000    Gary M. Carman, JD ’74 
2001    Carroll J. Kelly, JD ’89 
2002    Lewis B. Freeman, BBA ’71, JD ’74 
2003    Elizabeth S. Katzen, JD ’88 
2004    Todd S. Payne, JD ’89 
2005    Barbara Perez, JD ’93 
2006    Alvin F. Lindsay, JD ’91 
2007    Lewis J. Levey, JD ’86 
2008    Lucinda Hofmann, JD ’91 
2009    Jeffrey D. Weinstock, JD ’96, LLM ‘03 
2010    Jerry M. Markowitz, JD ’74 
2011    Elizabeth Honkonen, JD ’98 
2012    Devang Desai, JD ’03 
2013    Jaret Davis, JD ’99
2014    Patricia Redmond, JD ’79 
2015    Edward Shohat, JD ’72
2016    Joshua Spector, JD ’02

      *Deceased
 

 


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