best of 2019
Monday, December 23, 2019
Here are some of the most-read stories published on Miami Law’s website during the 2019 year. 1. Miami Law Women President Chosen to Deliver Student Speech at Spring 2019 Commencement 2. LL.M. Scholarships Offered...
Dean Anthony Varona with Judge Areces, Gov. DeSantos, and Ayana Harris
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Dean Anthony Varona, Judge Ramiro Areces, Gov. DeSantis, and Ayana Harris

Governor Ron DeSantis announced a spate of judicial appointments at a press conference yesterday at...

Alan Ket and Allison Freidin
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Cofounders Alan Ket and Allison Freidin, J.D. '10 began working on the first-of-its-kind contemporary art museum about 18 months ago. Ket, a well-known graffiti artist, collector, historian, and author of several books about the art form, moved...

President Julio Frenk; Chair of the Board of Trustees, Hilarie Bass, J.D. '81; Dean Anthony E. Varona; H.T. Smith, J.D. '73; Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, Jeffrey Duerk
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

President Julio Frenk; Chair of the Board of Trustees, Hilarie Bass, J.D. '81; Dean Anthony E. Varona; Board of Trustees member H.T. Smith, J.D. '73; Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Edith Osman, J.D. '83, receiving the Henry Latimer Leadership and Professionalism Award

For 71 years, alumni of Miami Law have gathered for the annual “Morning Spirits” & Homecoming Breakfast...

Elizabeth Montano
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Elizabeth Montano, J.D. '19

Recent Miami Law graduate Elizabeth Montano was named one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal’s annual student essay competition, focused this year on emerging issues...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Victoria Kigen, LL.M.'17

In August 2019 University of Miami White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. graduate Victoria Kigen, LL.M. ’17 began a new position as Case Counsel for the Nairobi...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Otavio Carneiro, J.D./LL.M. '19

For a foreign-trained attorney, joining a prestigious firm as a partner after just graduating from Miami Law and starting out in the Intensive Legal English + LL.M....

Hilarie Bass
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

When Hilarie Bass joined Greenberg Traurig as an associate fresh out of the University of Miami School of Law, the firm had 72 lawyers and just one office, in Miami.

In late 2018, when she left the practice as the firm’s co-president 35...

Tom VanNess
Wednesday, June 19, 2019



Thomas “Tom” M. VanNess III

LL.M. graduates of Miami Law's Estate Planning LL.M. program consistently attribute their professional success to the network, career opportunities and...