MIAMI SCHOLARS

Nicole McLemore
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

 

Nicole McLemore, J.D. '19

Miami Public Interest Scholar alumna Nicole McLemore, J.D. ‘19, was first exposed to bankruptcy prior to applying to law school, when she worked as a bankruptcy...

Carli Raben, J.D. ’18 and Adrienne Harreveld J.D. ’19
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Adrienne Harreveld, J.D. ’19 and Carli Raben, J.D. ’18 

An impartial jury can be the difference between life and death in the world of criminal defense practice in capital cases. In states that...

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16

Miami Public Interest Scholar and alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16, seems to have cracked the code for “walking the walk” when it comes to public interest...

Abraham Rubert-Schewel
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

As a law student, former Miami Public Interest Scholar Abraham Rubert-Schewel, J.D. ’14, focused on the areas of immigration law and human rights law, both of which laid the foundation for his career as an advocate.

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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...

Lynda and Jeff Fine
Monday, April 20, 2020

Linda and Jeff Fine, A.B.'64, J.D.'67

The Alma Jennings Foundation, a Florida not-for-profit foundation located in...

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...

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