Laurence M. Rose

Professor of Law Emeritus

J.D. 1972, New York University School of Law
B.A. 1969, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Laurence M. Rose, professor of law emeritus and former director of the Litigation Skills Program, earned a B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1969 and a J.D. in 1972 from New York University School of Law, where he was Business Editor of the NYU Law Review.

He served as law clerk to Chief Judge James S. Holden of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont in 1972-73, after which he entered private practice until 1976.

From 1976 to 1990, Professor Rose served on the faculty of the University of Kansas School of Law. He was President/CEO of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) from 2007-2010, after having served as NITA's executive director from 1999-2006 and associate director from 1986-1992. From 1995-1998 he served as vice dean of the law school.

In 2010, Professor Rose returned to Miami Law to run the Litigations Skills Program.

Professor Rose received the 2012 Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award from the American Bar Association's Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, and the 1998 Richard S. Jacobson Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy from the Roscoe Pound Foundation. In 2001 he was named an Academic Member of the International Society of Barristers. Professor Rose has lectured and taught throughout the world and has appeared in over 300 trial advocacy programs, serving more than 10,000 participants.


Casefile: Flinders v. Mismo Insurance (7th ed. NITA 2005).

Casefile: State v. Arthur Jackson (NITA 2005).

Problems And Casefile: Fitzgerald v. Nita & Western Railroad Co., (2d ed. 1997, 3d ed. NITA 2004).

Balancing Time Commitments: The Key to a Successful Career From Law School to Partnership, The Bencher (American Inns Of Court), March/April 2003, at 8.

Professional Responsibility Issues of Advocates in Multidisciplinary Practice: A Scenario, 74 Temp. L. Rev. 171 (2001).

Effective Motions in Limine, 35 Trial 50 (April 1999).

Casefile: State v. Harris (NITA 1997).

Faculty Assistant

Nunez, Yalin

Phone: (305) 284-2303

Area of Expertise

  • Civil Litigation and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Trial Advocacy and Practice

Websites and Blogs

Litigation Skills Program