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April 3, 2012

Judge Adalberto Jordan, "Extraordinary" Miami Law Graduate, Elevated to Appeals Court

It was a "really happy occasion," Miami Law Dean Patricia D. White said, as she and a distinguished gathering of lawyers, academics, friends and a half-dozen federal judges celebrated Judge Adalberto José Jordan's ascension to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta. Judge Jordan, who graduated summa cum laude from Miami Law in 1987, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in February by a 94-5 vote after being nominated to the appeals court last year by President Obama. Read More

Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami

Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami will raise a towering $1.6 billion by the year 2016, transforming the face of a still-young institution yet again with new buildings and labs to prepare tomorrow's medical and scientific masterminds, scholarships for students who might not otherwise be able to attend college, and a brand-new group of talented and ambitious researchers and scholars with the knowledge to not only study global problems, but also solve them. Read more

Dean's Circle/President's Circle:

It's not too late to become a member of the Dean's Circle/President's Circle for fiscal year 2011-2012 you have until May 31st to make a gift. Visit http://www.law.miami.edu/giving to make an on-line contribution.

April 10, 2012
Robert B. Cole Lecture Series, featuring the Hon. Alex Kozinski
Gusman Concert Hall

April 12, 2012
Naming of the Eleanor R. Cristol & Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic
Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge, 6:30 p.m.

April 14, 2012
15th Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium
Marlins Ballpark
8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

April 14-15, 2012
LWOW ConPosium
Newman Alumni Center
  April 18, 2012
Palm Beach Judicial Reception
Phillips Point Club by the Breakers, 5:30 p.m.

April 26, 2012
eDiscovery Management
Phi Alpha Delta
Room F109

May 11, 2012
Class of 1962 50th Class Reunion
Dinner at the Faculty Lounge, 6:00 p.m.

May 12, 2012
BankUnited Center
10 a.m.

May 17, 2012
Heart of Giving Celebration
Legal Services of Greater Miami; Honoring Dean Patricia White
6:00-9:00 p.m.

In Memoriam: Judge Maxine Cohen Lando, JD '74

Miami Law alumna Judge Maxine Cohen Lando, Circuit Judge in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Miami-Dade County, passed away on February 29 at the age of 61 after a heroic battle with cancer. Read more

In Memoriam: George Jahn

George Jahn, 89, of Winter Park, FL, died Thursday, March 2, 2012 at Atria of Lake Forest. Read more

In Memoriam: Richard Lapidus, JD '61

Miami Law alumnus Richard "Dick" Lapidus, known as a passionate trial and appellate lawyer, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 in Miami. He was 79. Read more

Article of the Month:
"How to Get the Most Out of Your Mentoring Experience"
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Job Spotlight:
Tax Associate, Dow Lohnes PLLC, Washington, DC Click for more information

Homecoming 2012 is October 17-20, and reunions are coming up for the Miami Law classes of 1972, 1982, 1987, 1992 and 2002.

Georgina A. Angones, Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations and Development, (866) 99 UM LAW or alumni@law.miami.edu

Reshunda Mahone, Director of Development

Elizabeth B. Honkonen, JD '98, President of the University of Miami Law Alumni Association

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