MIAMI SCHOLARS

Katrina Tomas
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Katrina Tomas, J.D. '19

Miami Law alumna and Miami Public Interest Scholar Katrina Tomas, J.D. '19, is working at the intersection of environmental justice, land use, and public interest law at a...

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter and Olivia Johnson
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, J.D. '16 and Olivia Johnson, 2L

Second-year law student Olivia Johnson and Miami Law alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, J.D.' 16, are walking a similar path, with Carpenter...

Daniela Torres and Laura Silva
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Daniela Torres, 2L, and Laura Silva, 3L 

Miami Law has a strong focus in public interest and social justice and this was recognized when the prestigious law firm of Squire Patton Boggs honored two...

Haley Moss
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

 

Haley Moss, J.D. '18

When Haley Moss was nine years old, her parents told her she was like Harry Potter – different, but a hero, nonetheless. It was their way of explaining to the young...

Natalie Barefoot & Kelly Cox
Friday, June 25, 2021

Natalie Barefoot & Kelly Cox

The HOPE Social Justice Summer Webinar kicked off with the recent Miami Scholar Public Interest Program environmental advocacy event with alumnae Natalie Barefoot...

Melissa Lipnick
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

 

3L Melissa Lipnick

3L Miami Scholar, Melissa Lipnick, was recently selected to receive the highly competitive Equal Justice Works Fellowship, a project-based post-grad fellowship that...

Adrienne Herreveld & Amanda Suarez
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Adrienne Harreveld, J.D. '19 and Amanda Suarez, 3L

University of Miami School of Law is known for students’ commitment to social justice and public interest, and the prestigious firm of Squire...

Chelsea Johnson
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Chelsea Johnson, left, with young swimmers

When Chelsea Johnson comes across a lacking, the 24-year-old drives the correction. The Miami Public Interest Scholar comes by this genetically. For...

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19
Thursday, November 5, 2020

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19

Thomas Voracek, JD ’19, entered law school knowing that he wanted to become a criminal defense lawyer. The summer before his senior year of college at the University of...

Lindsey Johnson, 3L
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lindsey Johnson, 3L

Lindsey Johnson entered law school with a long-held passion for criminal justice reform, prisoners’ rights advocacy, and death penalty defense. In fact, she has been working...

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