Elizabeth Fata Carpenter and Olivia Johnson
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, J.D. '16 and Olivia Johnson, 2L

Second-year law student Olivia Johnson and Miami Law alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, J.D.' 16, are walking a similar path, with Carpenter...

Oliver Felsenstein
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Oliver Felsenstein, LL.M. '91

Oliver Felsenstein, LL.M. '91, vividly remembers his first Miami Hurricanes football game. He had just arrived from Germany to study comparative law when his friends...

Robin Kaptzan
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Robin Gerofsky Kaptzan, B.B.A. '82, J.D. '85

Robin Gerofsky Kaptzan, B.B.A. '82, J.D. '85, says she didn't plan on becoming an international lawyer – it just happened. In 1997, she moved to Hong...

Julie Braman Kane
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Julie Braman Kane, B.A. '90, J.D. '93

Julie Braman Kane, B.A. '90, J.D. '93, sadly remembers Amanda Slavin, a nurse who was the victim of surgical malpractice and pharmaceutical negligence. “She...

MCAF artwork
Thursday, September 23, 2021

With class actions and multidistrict litigation cases on the rise, three Miami firms focusing on trial, appellate, and class action law teamed up to support the annual Miami Law Class Action & Complex Litigation Forum. The...

Yvette Ostolaza
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Yvette Ostolaza, B.A. '85, J.D. '92

Yvette Ostolaza, B.A. '85, J.D. '92, has come a long way from her early days, growing up in a Cuban American family in Miami. After excelling in high school, she...

Sara Gonzalez-Rothi
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Environmental law covers many areas or practice, including air, water and sea pollution, responsible land use, endangered species, and social justice. Here are four Miami Law alumni who are making a difference in their fields.


Attorney General Ellison
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 20, 2021) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who led the successful prosecution of former Minneapolis police officer...

FL Bar Swearing In ceremony
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Two hundred and three Miami Law graduates raised their right hands virtually in front of friends, family, and faculty, swearing to "never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or oppressed,...

clothes hanging in a closet
Monday, September 20, 2021


Sebastian’s Closet is a Student Bar Association-led initiative that provides business professional attire for Miami Law students to borrow for interviews, networking events, presentations, and other occasions requiring...