IN MEMORIAM

Harold Long and wife
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

A double University of Miami alumnus, Harold Long led a sit-in at then-President Henry King Stanford’s office in 1968 that helped pave the way for the admission of more Black students at the institution.

They faced arrest and expulsion...

Gerald & Irene Kogan
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

 

Gerald and Irene Kogan

Double 'Cane and former Florida Chief Justice Gerald Kogan died Thursday, March 4, 2021. He was 87.

The J.D. '55 and B.B.A. '55 University of Miami graduate...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Miami Law alumnus Stuart Markus began practicing law in Miami in 1958 and worked as a trial attorney for 55 years. He was well-known for representing the “little guy,” often without accepting a fee. He was “the last small-town lawyer in this...

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Miami Law mourns the passing of alumnus Martin Fine, 86, who was a prominent attorney, community activist, and low-income housing advocate. Fine, a partner at the Holland & Knight law firm, graduated from Miami Law in 1949. A scholarship...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Miami Law alumnus J.B. Spence, an acclaimed litigator known as the Dean of Torts, died last Saturday (November 26, 2011) in Coral Gables. He was 89.

A specialist in personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases, Spence...

Friday, October 21, 2011

Thomas Randolph Cox, JD '76, who practiced law in West Virginia and worked in the administration of Gov. John D. Rockefeller IV three decades ago, died on Wednesday. He was 62.

Cox's colleagues often referred to him as the people's...

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Walter H. Beckham, former Miami Law professor and trial attorney, died Tuesday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina.

Beckham, who served as a professor of law from 1968-1982, was a legendary and much-loved torts teacher at Miami...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

F.W. "Mort" Guilford, philanthropist, attorney and devoted University of Miami alumnus, died September 14 at the age of 83.

Guilford, who received two degrees from UM – a B.B.A. in 1951 and a J.D. in 1956 – was a senior partner at the...

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Miami Law mourns the passing of Raymond Michael Ranellucci, JD '93, who was killed in a car accident on Monday, June 13, 2011.

Born in Albany, N.Y., Raymond attended Syracuse University and the University of Miami School of Law,...

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Miami Law mourns the passing of Nancy Benitez, who died on April 26 at the age of 88.

Mrs. Benitez was the wife of the late Professor Rafael C. Benitez, who founded the Comparative Law LL.M. program, the Inter-American Law LL.M....

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