ALUMNI

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Jobs were disappearing when Miami Law graduate Joanna Thomson, JD '08, entered the legal profession. Only one day after she took the Florida Bar, her clerkship with the First District Court of Appeals was revoked due to a lack in funding....

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

For more than three decades, Robert "Bob" Traurig, a Miami Law alumnus who is now 86, was the "go to" lawyer for developers who sought to build in Miami-Dade county, especially on Miami's Brickell Avenue, in Coconut Grove or even as far as...

Friday, October 14, 2011

Several notable alumni received awards on October 18 at the annual Miami-Dade County Judicial Reception.

The Honorable Kathleen M. Williams, JD '82, was given the Alumni Achievement Award, and Stephanie Carman, JD '01, and Steven...

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Two dozen Miami Law faculty and alumni will be recognized next week for their donations of legal expertise to the Ensuring Equal Justice Pro Bono Initiative. The program, developed by Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez, JD '90, creates a...

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Family and friends filled Gusman Hall on Wednesday evening in support of Miami Law graduates who passed The Florida Bar exam taken in July 2011. The swearing-in ceremony was led by Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis, a University of...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

F.W. "Mort" Guilford, philanthropist, attorney and devoted University of Miami alumnus, died September 14 at the age of 83.

Guilford, who received two degrees from UM – a B.B.A. in 1951 and a J.D. in 1956 – was a senior partner at the...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Cheryl Zuckerman, J.D. '99, has returned to her alma mater as a visiting lecturer to teach Legal Communication and Research Skills – more familiarly known as LComm – during this academic year. Zuckerman, who practiced law for twelve years,...

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

More than three decades after obtaining his law degree at Miami Law, Fred S. McChesney is coming home.

His acceptance of the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics is a "major coup" for the school, in the words of...

Monday, August 22, 2011

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Ivan F. Fernandez, J.D. '92, was recently chosen by Florida Governor Rick Scott to fill a vacancy on the 3rd District Court of Appeal.

The Miami Law alumnus has served the public for 36 years. He was elected...

Monday, August 8, 2011

The Honorable Kathleen M. Williams, J.D.'82, was recently confirmed by the United States Senate to be a district judge for the Southern District of Florida. President Barack Obama nominated Williams to the bench last July.

Williams...

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