CHILD ADVOCACY AND FAMILY LAW

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

As it prepares for its 20th anniversary, the Children & Youth Law Clinic is celebrating a string of victories for foster children in Florida. The wins establish rights and benefits for youth in cases involving developmental disabilities...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Consistently committed to public service, Mia Olsen’s journey to our nation’s capital involved numerous experiences working on behalf of children and families. At Miami Law, the 2010 graduate had the opportunity to begin developing her...

Friday, August 28, 2015

Danielle Verley  (in blue) speaking with other counsel.

Interns in the Children & Youth Law Clinic  obtained trial and appellate court rulings   that will allow two brothers with disabilities to remain in a stable...

Monday, February 3, 2014

From left-to-right: Sean Maye, Elizabeth Schwartz, Professor Charlton Copeland, Professor Kunal Parker, Judge Judy Rubenstein, Rebecca Salokar, Associate Dean Raquel Matas and Associate Dean Ileana Porras. (Photo: Miami Law)...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Katherine Zubizarreta, JD '11, stands in the corner of a packed juvenile courtroom in intense negotiation with a senior administrator from the Miami Dade Public Schools. Zubizarreta is an attorney for the Department of Children &...

Monday, May 20, 2013

Family law attorney Andrew Leinoff, J.D. '74, and his wife, Ellen, have established an endowed scholarship at Miami Law for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in family law. The recipients will be known as Leinoff Scholars....

Friday, September 30, 2011

With a new name and a slightly expanded platform, the Child Advocacy and Family Law Society (CAFLS) launched in the fall. Formerly known as the Family Law Society, the student organization changed its name to draw attention to the needs of...

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Miami Law's Children & Youth Law Clinic (CYLC) recently received a favorable decision from an Administrative Law Judge in a lawsuit that the clinic filed against the State of Florida's Agency for Persons with Disabilities ("APD") nearly...

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