LITIGATION SKILLS

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.

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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,...

Christopher Lomax
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Christopher Lomax, B.M. ’05, J.D. ’08, a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice and an associate with Jones Day, enlightened new graduates with a moving speech at the...

Sergio Campos
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Professor Sergio J. Campos enjoys challenging the accepted wisdom. “I like to take something that is considered common sense and take a fresh look at the concept,” he said. “I’m also a great believer in the power of creativity—in students,...

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...

Friday, August 5, 2016

Second-year law student Sarah Denis was selected by the ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program to clerk at the Delaware Chancery Court this summer. The Court is recognized as the nation's preeminent forum for the determination...

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...

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Miami Law alumnus Raul Aguila, a 25-year government attorney and dedicated servant to social justice and public interest, has never looked back. After 23 years as an Assistant City Attorney in Miami Beach, Aguila was unanimously appointed...

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