Faculty: Litigation Skills Program

Litigation Skills Faculty

The Litigation Skills Program Faculty is comprised of 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.

Laura Adams
Rilwan Adeduntan
Richard Allen
Alex Alvarez
Robert Amsel
Hon. Antonio Arzola
Hon. Jerald Bagley (Ret.)
Ana Barnett
Steven P. Befera
David Bercuson
Hon. Gina Beovides
Hon. Stanford Blake (Ret.)
Hon. Beth Bloom
Laura Bonn
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. Jason Dimitris
Hon. Ronald Dresnick (Ret.)
Hon. Pedro Echarte
Mark Eiglarsh
 

Hon. Joseph Farina (Ret.)
Tiffany Finger
Allyson FritzEdith Georgi
Maria P. Gonzalez
Hon. Jonathan Goodman
Alan J. Greenstein
Ken Hartmann
Alice Hector
David Heffernan
Kevin Hellmann
Celeste Higgins
Kathleen Hoague
Jennifer Hochstadt
Hon. Jacqueline Hogan Scola
David Hope
Hon. Paul C. Huck
Virginia Johnson
Jeanne Jontiff
Hon. Martin D. Kahn (Ret.)
Elizabeth Katzen
Hon. Carroll Kelly
Daniel Klein
Stephen Kramer
Hon. Ellen Leesfield (Ret.)
Guy Lewis
Hon. Jose Martinez
Miles McGrane

Matthew Menchel
Hon. Federico Moreno
Joseph Nascimento
Philip Nicholas III
Hon. John J. O'Sullivan
Stephanie Panoff
William Pearson
Kathleen Phang
Bonnie Phillips-Williams
Hon. Victoria Platzer (Ret.)
David Raben
Bonnie Riley
David Rothman
Hon. Nushin Sayfie
Thomas G. Schultz
Hon. Lourdes Simon
Hon. Samuel J. Smargon (Ret.)
Hon. Bertila Soto
Lee Stapleton
Sarah Steinbaum
Hon. John Thornton, Jr.
Hon. Edwin G. Torres
Brett Trembly
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

Jeannie M. Jontiff
Acting Director
305-284-2303
j.jontiff@miami.edu

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

Yailin Nuñez
Program Assistant 
ynunez@law.miami.edu

Adys Pena
Program Assistant
305 284-2314
Axp1903@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

Jeannie M. Jontiff
Acting Director
305-284-2303
j.jontiff@miami.edu

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

Yailin Nuñez
Program Assistant 
ynunez@law.miami.edu

Adys Pena
Program Assistant
305 284-2314
Axp1903@law.miami.edu