Law Alumni Association Board of Directors 2019-2020

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

Devang Desai

Devang Desai, JD ’03
Vice Chair, National Advisory Council
Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo
Coral Gables, FL

Guzman

Christina Guzman, JD ’09 
Vice President, Student Affairs
Broward Health
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Jason Kairalla

Jason Kairalla, JD ’02
President
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
President-Elect
Stumphauzer Foslid Sloman Ross & Kolaya, PLLC
Miami, FL

Max Leinoff, JD’13

Max Leinoff, JD ’13
Vice Chair, Fundraising, Young Alumni Committee
Leinoff & Lemos, P.A.
Miami, FL

Daniel S. Newman

Daniel S. Newman, JD ’91
Vice President, Activities, Homecoming Chair
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Miami, FL 

Lauren M. Quattromani, JD’13

Lauren M. Quattromani, JD ’13
Vice Chair, Activities, Young Alumni Committee
AXS Law Group PLLC
Miami, FL

Mark F. Raymond, JD '83

Mark F. Raymond, JD '83
Immediate Past President
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Miami, FL

Redmond

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

Harout Samra

Harout Samra, JD ’09
Vice President, Alumni Outreach & Communications
DLA Piper
Miami, FL

Jordan Shaw

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

Detra Shaw-Wilder, JD ’94

Detra P. Shaw-Wilder, JD ’94
Chair, Oral History Project
Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton
Miami, FL

Justin B. Stivers, JD’13

Justin B. Stivers, JD ’13
Vice Chair, Young Alumni Committee, National Outreach
The Probate Law Firm
Miami, FL

Directors

Eric Assouline

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

Carman

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

David Cimo

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

Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman

Lindsey L. Friedman, JD ’11
Director
United States Attorney’s Office –SDFL
Miami, FL

Todd Friedman

Todd Friedman, JD ’12
Director
Silver Miller Law
Coral Springs, FL

Araly Herrera

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

Brian W. 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

Quinshawna Landon

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

Daniel R. Lever

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

Christopher Lomax

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

Hung Nguyen

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

Edith G. Osman

Edith G. Osman
Director
Carlton Fields
Miami, FL

Michelle Austin Pamies

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

Pamela I. Perry

Pamela I. Perry, JD ’84
Director
Pamela I. Perry, PA
Coral Gables, FL

Nikki Lewis Simon

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

Staci Schatzman Solomon

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

Brian W. Toth

Brian W. Toth, JD ’08
Director
Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, P.A.
Miami, FL

Presidential Appointees

Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan

Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan, JD ’09
Venture Café Miami
Miami, FL

Paige S. Comparato

Paige S. Comparato, JD ’17
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Miami, FL

Kathy M. Klock

Kathy M. Klock, JD ’82
Akerman LLP
West Palm Beach, FL

Victoria Mendez

Victoria Mendez, JD ’00
City of Miami
Miami, FL

Miriam S. Ramos

Miriam S. Ramos JD ’02
City Attorney, City of Coral Gables
Coral Gables, FL

Yolanda P. Strader

Yolanda P. Strader, JD ’09
Carlton FIelds
Miami, FL

Judicial Directors

Bloom

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

Cristol

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

Gordo

Hon. Monica Gordo, JD ’99 
Judicial Director
Third District Court of Appeal
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
Miami, FL

Placeholder

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

John

Hon. John W. Thornton, JD ’77 
Judicial Director
Miami, FL

Zilber

Hon. Martin Zilber, JD ’88
Judicial Director
Miami, FL

Ex-Officio Members

Octavious Buiey
SBA President 2019 - 2020
University of Miami School of Law

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

Faculty Advisor

Lili Levi

Lili Levi
Professor of Law, Dean's Distinguished Scholar, and Vice Dean for Intellectual Life
Coral Gables, FL

Dean

Dean Anthony E. Varona

Anthony E. Varona
Dean and M. Minnette Massey 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
2017    Detra Shaw-Wilder, JD '94
2018    Mark F. Raymond, JD '83

      *Deceased
 

 


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