Judges Kevin Emas and Ivan Fernandez
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Judges Kevin Emas, J.D. '82 & Ivan Fernandez, J.D. '92

Ivan F. Fernandez, J.D. ’92, will assume the role of chief judge at the Third District Court of Appeal on July 1, taking the mantle from...

headshot of Laurie Silvers
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Commencement Speaker Laurie Silvers, J.D. '77

It was a moonshot idea, and in the beginning, the vision Laurie Silvers,  B.A. ’74, J.D. ’77, and her husband, Mitchell Rubenstein, had of starting a...

scales of justice behind bars
Friday, April 23, 2021

The University of Miami School of Law co-hosted the webinar series, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with the National Bar Association.

Webinar 1 - APRIL 29: Police Reform Report Card: Where Are We After the Deaths of Jacob Blake,...
James East
Wednesday, April 14, 2021


James East, J.D./LL.M. '16

Name: James J. East, Jr.

Year of J.D./LL.M.: 2016

Country of Origin: USA


Billboard logo
Monday, April 12, 2021

The University of Miami School of Law’s programs in Entertainment and Sports Law have garnered recognition, and this year our alumni, adjunct faculty, and program cohorts stand out in Billboard Magazine’s list of the nation’s best...

Samantha Finkel
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Samantha Finkel, J.D./LL.M.'19

Samantha Finkel, a 2019 graduate of the J.D./LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Program, is the business & legal affairs manager for the East Coast...

Sara Gonzalez-Rothi
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Craig Kronenthal, J.D. '09, and Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09

President Joe Biden recently named Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09, as the White House's first adviser focused solely on water.


Nicole Comparato
Friday, March 26, 2021

Nicole Comparato now works as a commercial litigator at Weil, Gotshal and Manges – one of the biggest and best law firms in the nation. As a second-year attorney, Comparato helped lead the trial team to an $8 million win – and she credits the...

Deborah Enix Ross and Gary Lesser
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Deborah Enix-Ross, J.D. '81 & Gary Lesser, J.D. '92

Miami Law alumni continue to make their mark at the helms of the American Bar Association and The Florida Bar.

ABA President-...

Harold Long and wife
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

A double University of Miami alumnus, Harold Long led a sit-in at then-President Henry King Stanford’s office in 1968 that helped pave the way for the admission of more Black students at the institution.

They faced arrest and expulsion...