HOPE

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...

Andrew Carter
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Andrew Carter, J.D. '06

Environmental lawyer Andrew Carter, J.D. ’06, accepts that we will be engaging in an “existential fight” for the environment for the rest of his life. However, he feels it’s...

Lindsey Johnson, 3L
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lindsey Johnson, 3L

Lindsey Johnson entered law school with a long-held passion for criminal justice reform, prisoners’ rights advocacy, and death penalty defense. In fact, she has been working...

Devon Frampton, JD ’17
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Devon Frampton, JD ’17

While some prospective law students may major in Political Science or English, Devon Frampton, JD ’17, arrived at Miami Law with a performing arts background. She attended an...

Jason Clark
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jason Clark,3L

Growing up in Broward County as the son of two environmental scientists, 3L and HOPE Fellow Jason Clark always had a passion for the environment, whether fishing in South Florida’s...

Gita Howard
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Gita Howard, 3L

“Pursue your passion even when it seems difficult” has been the approach that 3L HOPE Fellow Gitanjali (Gita) Howard has taken during her journey at Miami Law. She has been...

Nick Bancroft
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Nick Bancroft, J.D. '15

Nick Bancroft, J.D. ’15, never thought he would go to law school. There were no lawyers in his family, and his love of theater seemed better suited for a career in...

Carli Raben, J.D. ’18 and Adrienne Harreveld J.D. ’19
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Adrienne Harreveld, J.D. ’19 and Carli Raben, J.D. ’18 

An impartial jury can be the difference between life and death in the world of criminal defense practice in capital cases. In states that...

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