MIAMI SCHOLARS

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...

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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