Faculty: Litigation Skills Program

The Litigation Skills Program is taught by experienced law firm partners, trial lawyers, federal and state judges, prosecutors, and public defenders who work closely with student presentations in simulated courtroom and law office situations.

Litigation Skills Adjunct Faculty

Laura Adams
Richard Allen
Alex Alvarez.
Robert Amsel
Hon. Antonio Arzola
Hon. Jerald Bagley (Ret.)
Gary Bagliebter
Ana Barnett
Steven P. Befera
David Bercuson
Hon. Stanford Blake (Ret.)
Hon. Beth Bloom
Laura Bonn.
Jennifer Burke, MFA
Eric Bustillo
Hon. Beatrice Butchko
Hon. Michael B. Chavies (Ret.)
Christopher Clark
Jeffrey M. Cohen
Hon. Marcia Cooke
Benjamin Daniel
David L. Deehl
Joseph DeMaria
Hon. Pedro Echarte
Hon. Joseph Farina (Ret.)
Allyson Fritz

Maria P. Gonzalez
Hon. Jonathan Goodman
Alan J. Greenstein
Ken Hartmann
Alice Hector
David Heffernan
Kevin Hellmann
Kathleen Hoague
Hon. Paul C. Huck
Virginia Johnson
Jeanne Jontiff
Robert Juman
Hon. Martin Kahn (Ret.)
Hon. Carroll Kelly
Stephen Kramer
Hon. Ellen Leesfield (Ret.)
Guy Lewis
Alvin F. Lindsay
Hon. Jose Martinez
Matthew Menchel
Raymond V. Miller

Hon. Federico Moreno
Philip Nicholas III
Hon. John J. O'Sullivan
William Pearson
Kathleen Phang
Bonnie Phillips-Williams
Hon. Victoria Platzer (Ret.)
David Raben
Bonnie Riley
David Rothman
Dr. Geri Satin
Thomas G. Schultz
Hon. Jacqueline Hogan Scola
Hon. Lourdes Simon
Hon. Samuel J. Smargon (Ret.)
Hon. Bertila Soto
Lee Stapleton
Sarah Steinbaum
Hon. John Thornton, Jr.
Hon. Edwin G. Torres
Harley Tropin
Diane M. Van Ness
Hon. Ellen Sue Venzer
Benjamin Widlanski

CONTACT INFORMATION

Litigation Skills Office
3rd Floor, A310
Kozyak, Tropin & Throckmorton Suite
Phone: 305-284-2303
E-mail: litskill@law.miami.edu

Juror Registration: Participate as a juror the Litigation Skills final trials 
Student Registration: Register for the Lit Skills Program

Litigation Skills Staff

Professor Laurence Rose 
Director
305-284-2303
lrose@law.miami.edu

Celeste Higgins
Associate Director
305-284-2303
chiggins@law.miami.edu

Lydia Sanchez
Program Manager
305-284-3301
lsanchez@law.miami.edu

Michelle Rodriguez
Program Assistant 
305-284-2303
Mrodriguez1@law.miami.edu

CONTACT INFORMATION

Litigation Skills Office
3rd Floor, A310
Kozyak, Tropin & Throckmorton Suite
Phone: 305-284-2303
E-mail: litskill@law.miami.edu

Juror Registration: Participate as a juror the Litigation Skills final trials 
Student Registration: Register for the Lit Skills Program

Litigation Skills Staff

Professor Laurence Rose 
Director
305-284-2303
lrose@law.miami.edu

Celeste Higgins
Associate Director
305-284-2303
chiggins@law.miami.edu

Lydia Sanchez
Program Manager
305-284-3301
lsanchez@law.miami.edu

Michelle Rodriguez
Program Assistant 
305-284-2303
Mrodriguez1@law.miami.edu