Lit Skills Fellows
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Professor Rose, Alec Waid, Brittany Herbert, Devyn Nixon, Gianna Fina, and Jennifer Gonzalez

Gianna Fina, Jennifer Gonzalez, Brittany Herbert, Devyn Nixon, and Alec Waid have been named the 2019-...

Lit skills students
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Rode Carpio, Ben Longnecker, Celeste Higgins, Alli Katzen, Madeline Seales, Devyn Nixon, Alec Waid

The Litigation Skills Program recently awarded scholarships to top students who distinguished...

Steven Hollis
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Steven Hollis, 3L

Steven Hollis, 3L, served as the Ervin Gonzalez Fellow at Legal Services of Greater Miami this past fall. 

The Fellowship is named in honor of Ervin Gonzalez, J.D. ’85 who...

Judges of the Veterans Court
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims’ principal office is in Washington, D.C., but the Court is authorized to sit anywhere in the United States and does so a limited number of times each year including on January 25, 2019, at...

litigation skills students who won scholarship awards
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Miami Law's Litigation Skills Program recently awarded five scholarships to top students who distinguished themselves through their hard work and talent.



Lonnie Rose and his wife Amy
Monday, November 19, 2018

The clock is creeping near 9 a.m. in Superior, Colorado, a former mining town squatting midways between Boulder and Denver. MacKenzie, a 3-year-old Siberian Husky, and Monty (short for Mountain King), a 7-year-old Shetland Sheepdog, are...

Celeste Higgins
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Celeste Higgins, J.D. ’90, a double Cane, knew at the age of 13 that she wanted to be a trial attorney. “I was studying the Declaration of Independence and the writings of Thomas Jefferson, Voltaire, Hobbs, John Locke,...

Litigation Skills scholarship recipients
Friday, December 1, 2017

“The art of persuasion and performance, combined with strategic thinking,” is what Professor Laurence Rose, director of the Litigation Skills Program, says are ultimately the variables that made certain students more effective advocates, as...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Mike Klinkosum, JD '95

Greg Taylor spent 16 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. He missed his daughter’s birthday 16 times, her graduations, her wedding, and the birth of his grandson. He...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Miami Law’s Litigation Skills Program recently awarded six scholarships to its top students who distinguished themselves through their hard work and talent.

Jeremy Gale accepted two of the awards – the Thomas Ewald Memorial Award and...