MIAMI LAW MAGAZINE

Kellie Portie
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kellie Portie

Born in Havana, the International Arbitration J.D./LL.M. student learned English in Mozambique, moved back to Cuba, became a lawyer, worked with Dutch and Angolan companies, and,...

Patricia White
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Dean Patricia D. White

When Patricia “Trish” White became dean of the University of Miami School of Law in June 2009, she was faced with an unprecedented challenge. It was the height of the...

Bernie Perlmutter
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Professor Bernard Perlmutter

Professor Bernard “Bernie” Perlmutter, J.D. ’83, is an influential advocate for children whose voices need to be heard in the legal system. “I believe it is vital to...

President Julio Frenk, Robert Dooley and Dean Patricia White
Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

President Julio Frenk, Robert Dooley and Dean Patricia White

"They asked me to say a few words; you don't just say that to a lawyer," Dooley said, "because he will eat the microphone....

Bill VanderWyden
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

William P. VanderWyden III lives a blessed life. He has passion: in his shepherding of Miami Law students as assistant dean of professionalism, in his work in his church, with his family, in his travels, in music, and in engaging in...

Vice Admiral James Crawford III
Friday, January 19, 2018

Vice Admiral James W. Crawford III, LL.M. ’92, understands the importance of the law of the sea. “Many nations desire to extend their sovereignty over offshore waters,” said Crawford. “There are issues over fishing rights, oil and gas...

Image of children working in a classroom
Friday, January 19, 2018
First Star Academy

The room is filled with possibility, and promise. Ten soon-to-be ninth-graders, members of the University of Miami’s inaugural First Star Academy, are being taught to envision a future most of them would...

Professor Andrew Dawson
Thursday, January 18, 2018

A major commercial bankruptcy has ripple effects that extend far beyond the company’s shareholders and creditors. “People lose their jobs, landlords lose tenants and vendors lose a customer,” said Professor Andrew Dawson, a Miami Law faculty...

Doug Gaston
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dawn breaks quietly in the Atlantic Ocean on the edge of the warm and swift Gulf Stream current off the coast of Lighthouse Point, Florida. Wavelets slap at the sides of Doug Gaston’s Game On!, a 40-foot Cabo Express, as bait joins hooks and...

George Harper
Thursday, January 18, 2018

After attorney George “Rocky” Harper passed away in early 2017, members of his firm, friends, and family established an endowed scholarship at Miami Law as a tribute to Harper’s deep commitment to his alma mater. 

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