Homecoming and Reunions


Law Alumni Association

November 6-9



We have listened to your requests for reunions and below is what we have scheduled for this year’s School of Law Homecoming.

If you would like to join a homecoming committee or sponsor an event, please contact Brittany Kegley at bmd33@miami.edu.


Schedule of Events

Wednesday, November 6

10th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament

Join Law Alumni Association President, Jason Kairalla, JD '02, and our Tournament Honorees for a great day with alumni and friends on the links!
More information here

Miami International Links, Melreese Country Club
1802 NW 37 Avenue, Miami, FL
11:00 a.m. Check-In │ 12:00 p.m. Tee-Off │ 5:30 p.m. Awards Dinner


Friday, November 8

Law Alumni Association Class Reunion Receptions: Classes of 1979, 1989, 1994, 1999 & 2009
Law Alumni Association Past Presidents & Student Bar Association Past Presidents

University of Miami Newman Alumni Center
6200 San Amaro Drive
Dany Garcia and Dwayne Johnson Living Room,
Bruce & Robbi Toll Library &
The Gumenick Family Lobby
Coral Gables, FL

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $20


Saturday, November 9

71st Annual “Morning Spirits” & Homecoming Breakfast
Hosted by the Law Alumni Association, the Student Bar Association

Join the Law Alumni Association for this School of Law tradition in honor of the members of judiciary, elected officials and the Reunion Classes.
Donna E. Shalala Student Center Complex
1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL

Morning Spirits
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Homecoming Breakfast and Awards Ceremony
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $15


*Complimentary for Members of the Judiciary, Elected Officials, Dean’s Circle Members and the reunion and affinity groups thanks to the generosity of our sponsors

“Master of Ceremonies”
The Honorable Kevin M. Emas, JD ’82
Chief Judge of the Third District Court of Appeal

A Conversation with Anthony E. Varona, Dean and M. Minnette Massey Professor of Law 
and Emmy Award-Winning journalist, NBC anchor & Miami Law Parent Jackie Nespral, AB ’89

Dean Varona

Law Alumni Association Award Recipients
The Thomas Davison, III Memorial Service Award

Timothy Kolaya, JD ’08
Partner, Stumphauzer Foslid Sloman Ross & Kolaya, PLLC;
President-Elect, Law Alumni Association

Henry “Lat” Latimer Leadership and Professionalism Award
Karen Josefsberg Ladis, JD ’90
Executive Director, Dade Legal Aid/ Put Something Back

Edith G. Osman, JD ’83
Carlton Fields

Joseph H. Bogosian JD ’92 Student Leadership Award
Octavious A. Buiey
President, Student Bar Association

Young Alumni Award Recipients
Lauren Quattromani, JD ’13
Attorney, AXS Law Group

Justin B. Stivers, JD ’13
The Probate Law Firm

Law Alumni Association Homecoming Committee

Miami Law Alumni with Sebastian the Ibis


Jason Kairalla, JD ’02, President, Law Alumni Association


Daniel S. Newman, JD ’91, Vice President of Activities, Law Alumni Association


Student Bar Association & Law Alumni Association Committee

The Honorable Beth Bloom, JD ’88
Ira Bodenstein, JD ’80
Joseph Bogosian, JD ‘92

Jaret L. Davis, JD '99
Devang Desai, JD ’03
The Honorable Carroll J. Kelly, JD ‘89
Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman, JD ’11
Christopher Malek, JD ’09
Torrence R. Phillips, JD ’99
Mark F. Raymond, JD ’83
Patricia A. Redmond, JD ‘79
The Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum
Alessandria San Roman, JD ’18

Class of 1979 Committee

David D. Bird
Craig H. Coller
Victor P. Debianchi, Jr. 
Sara Barli Herald 
Frederick L. Klein
Eric P. Littman
Joseph Lowe
Patricia A. Redmond
Flora E. Seff

Class of 1989 Committee

Richard M. Goodman
The Honorable Carroll J. Kelly
The Honorable Bertila A. Soto
Todd S. Payne

Class of 1994 Committee

Alex O. Akpodiete
Kathy Harris
Leon N. Patricios
Sabrina Mendoza
Detra Shaw-Wilder

Class of 1999 Committee

Jason R. Alderman
Robert “Robbie” Boone
Y. Lisa Colon
Jaret L. Davis
Delaila J. Estefano
Sandra M. Ferrera
Debra Frank Montero
The Honorable Monica Gordo
Linda M. Leali
Torrence R. Phillips
Maria H. Ruiz

Class of 2009 Committee

Jonathan E. Feuer
Christina Guzman
Christopher Malek
David Rothenstein
Tammy Savin Malvin
Haydee S. Sera
Yolanda P. Strader
Isabel Yague


Event Sponsors:

Southern Glazer's
Iberia Bank




The Alderman Law Firm
Gordon & Rees
Greenberg Traurig
Harper Meyer




Carlton Fields




Caliber Collision
Colson Hicks Edison
Fox Rothschild
Nelson Mullins Broad & Cassel
Zebersky Payne



David D. Bird, JD '79

Leigh-Ann Buchanan, JD ’09

Vincent Alexander, JD ’09

Craig H. Coller, JD '79

Eric P. Littman, PA

Patricia A. Redmond, JD '79

Yolanda Strader, JD ’09

Rochelle Wimbush, JD ’09


For more information or any questions, please contact the Law Alumni Office at alumni@law.miami.edu or 1.866.99UMLAW.