HOPE

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

 

The University of Miami School of Law partnered with the Pulitzer Center, the Howard University School of Law and the Racial Justice initiative by the Squire Patton Boggs Foundation and its Deans’ Circle to launch "The...

public interest fair on the Bricks
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

 

Public Interest Fair on the Bricks, pre-Covid

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center held its annual Student-to-Student Public Interest Opportunities Fair on February 10th. While the...

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner

During the winter break, over 30 Miami Law students helped to build their legal skills in the areas of social justice and public interest,...

Adrienne Herreveld & Amanda Suarez
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Adrienne Harreveld, J.D. '19 and Amanda Suarez, 3L

University of Miami School of Law is known for students’ commitment to social justice and public interest, and the prestigious firm of Squire...

Stevi Leavitt
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

1L Stevi Leavitt

With equal parts interest in immigration law and environmental justice law, Stevi Leavitt saw the extended winter break as an opportunity not to be wasted. With the ability to work...

coffee mug with words best of 2020
Monday, January 4, 2021

Here are some of the most-read stories on Miami Law’s website during the 2020 year.

Strongest Incoming Class in 30 Years: Miami Law 1Ls Prove Resilient in the Face of a Pandemic

Miami Law Vet Uses Degree to Pursue...

Summer Public Interest Fellows
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Summer Public Interest Fellows

“In a time of great uncertainty due to the ongoing pandemic, it was a relief to have the opportunity to engage in meaningful work through the HOPE Fellowship program...

Megyn Greider Weigand, J.D. ’08
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Megyn Greider Weigand, J.D. ’08

When Florida native and former HOPE Fellow Megyn Greider Weigand, J.D. ’08, graduated from Miami Law, the economy plummeted into the Great Recession. Moving to New...

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19
Thursday, November 5, 2020

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19, entered law school knowing that he wanted to become a criminal defense lawyer. The summer before his senior year of college at the University of...

Lesley Mendoza
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lesley Mendoza, J.D. '02

In law school, even one class can have a tremendous impact on a student’s future career. For alumna Lesley Silverio Mendoza, JD ’02, that class was Public Interest Law with...

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