MIAMI SCHOLARS

Leah Storie, J.D. ‘07
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Leah Storie, J.D. ‘07

What does every little kid want as a gift for the holidays? As an eight-year old in a small town on Christmas morning, former Miami Public Interest Scholar Leah Storie, J.D. ‘07,...

Hannah Hays
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Hannah Hays

Rising 3L Hannah Hays has been selected for the prestigious 2020 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship.

Selected from 446 applications, Hays is one of the 35 law students who will...

Sam Ludington
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Sam Ludington (Photo by Joshua Prezant)

Sam Ludington is a passionate advocate for his clients in the corporate world, in the courtroom, and in the community. The second-year Miami Law student and...

Maia Dombey
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Maia Dombey

Maia Dombey, a Miami Public Interest Scholar and recent graduate, entered Miami Law with a determination to broaden her commitment to international law and international human rights....

Hawwi Edao
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Hawwi Edao (Photo by Joshua Prezant, The Gallery at the Kislak Center)

Hawwi W. Edao has come a long way from her birthplace in Shashemene, a rural village in the mountains of Ethiopia. Now, a...

Caitlyn Burnitis, 3L
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The number hit Caitlyn Burnitis like a ton of bricks, bringing her close to tears. 

Human trafficking, she learned, ensnares more than 24 million victims worldwide, many of them children of all ages. 

“That’s what was most...

Hannah Gordon
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Hannah Gordon, 3L

Third-year law student Hannah Gordon was recently named a 2020 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award winner. Gordon, who serves as Editor-in-Chief of the University of...

Katy Gomez
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Katy Gomez, 2L

2L Miami Scholar Katy Gomez came to Miami Law to become an immigration advocate. The decision of where she wanted to spend her first legal internship was easy: on the Texas...

Hannah Hays
Friday, July 26, 2019

2L Hannah Hays 

The Aqua Foundation for Women Scholarship recently named Miami Public Interest Scholar Hannah Hays their inaugural Elizabeth Schwartz Scholar. 

“The Aqua Foundation is a...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Maddie Seales

The Public Interest Leadership Board is proud to introduce its President for the 2019-2020 school year: 3L Miami Scholar. PILB is a student-run leadership board overseen by the HOPE...

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