Investor Rights students
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Yelan Escalona, 3L (top left); Katie Johnson, 2L (top right) and Andrea Ochoa Lozano, 3L (bottom). 

In mid-February, a little over a month before a scheduled three-day arbitration hearing against a...

Teresa Verges
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Teresa Verges

Teresa J. Verges, Miami Law’s Investor Rights Clinic director, recently received the 2020 Public Investors Advocate Bar Association Outstanding Service Award. This award is given...

courthouse building
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Five years ago, a small group of investors who suffered staggering financial loss at the hands of a financial adviser sued the brokerage firm that provided the advisor with the tools to trade highly risky options and futures on...

Scott Eihcorn with student
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Associate Director, Scott Eichhorn and Katie Black, 2L, Investor Rights Clinic Intern

When Thomas and Joanne Colgan lost their retirement savings in a fraudulent investment scheme, they thought...

Investor Rights Clinic students
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Sarah Lilly (2L), Arda Barlas (2L), and Katie Black (2L) argued a FINRA arbitration case in the Fall 2019 semester

When Thomas and Joanne Colgan lost their retirement savings in a fraudulent...

IRC students, Teresa Verges and client
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

IRC students, Teresa Verges and client Theresa Taylor

Last September, 3Ls Taylor Bandy, Brooke Nelson, and Theodore O’Brien – student fellows with Miami Law’s Investor Rights Clinic – traveled to...

Teresa Verges and clinic students
Friday, May 10, 2019

Brooke Nelson (2L), Taylor Bandy (2L), Matthew Bacon (2L), Teresa Verges (Clinic Director)

Investor Rights Clinic Fellows and rising third-year students Matthew Bacon, Taylor Bandy, and Brooke...

Teresa Verges and clinic students on Capitol Hill
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Investor Rights Clinic Fellows Daniel Guernsey and Andrew Zuckerman met with the commissioner of the Securities Exchange Commission and spent time with Congressional staffers on a recent trip to Washington, D.C., with the director of Miami...

Students from the Investor Rights Clinic
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

As the only securities arbitration clinic in Florida providing free assistance to small claim investors, current and former student interns celebrated a notable milestone for Miami Law’s Investor Rights Clinic -  reaching and crossing the $1...

Carroll Brown, Angela Capezza, Scott Eichhorn, and Mollie Brown.
Friday, December 1, 2017

Over the past year and a half, the Investor Rights Clinic has represented Carroll and Mollie Brown, a retired couple in their 80s who lost half of their life savings in fraudulent investments. Although previously represented by an attorney,...