PUBLIC INTEREST

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) recently presented a CLE ethics training at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Under the supervision of director Jan L. Jacobowitz, second-year law students Shanelle...

Friday, October 28, 2011

Miami Law hosted a special "Pro Bono and Public Interest Law" panel discussion on Wednesday, October 26, to discuss the benefits of pursuing public interest and pro bono legal opportunities, and to examine the challenges attorneys face in...

Friday, October 28, 2011

As the legal community brings National Pro Bono Week celebrations to a close, Miami Law solidified its commitment to giving back with the 13th Annual HOPE auction at the University of Miami's Lowe Art Museum.

Students, alumni, faculty...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The HOPE Public Resource Center honored the noted trial lawyer H.T. Smith, JD '73, with its first Distinguished Leader in Public Service award on Thursday, October 27th. The award was presented during HOPE's annual auction.

"H.T. is a...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) recently presented an ethics training at Catholic Charities Legal Services. Under the supervision of director Jan L. Jacobowitz, law students Charles Muniz, 3L, and Amanda...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Miami Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service selected State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle to receive the 10th annual William M. Hoeveler Award. The prestigious prize celebrates ethics, leadership and public service in the legal...

Monday, October 17, 2011

Heather Jarvis, a national student-loan expert, will speak to students from the University of Miami, FIU, St. Thomas and NOVA law about public service loan forgiveness at Miami Law on Oct. 24.

Jarvis is a former capital defense...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Law students who have not left town for the fall break are being invited to watch a live-stream transmission of an event at the White House on Thursday as part of President Obama's Champions of Change initiative.

The viewing will...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

When it comes to pro bono work, Miami Law has a lot to celebrate.

The American Bar Association recently presented the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center with the 2011 National Achievement Award in Public Interest. HOPE was honored...

Friday, October 7, 2011

Students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) – Daniel Casamayor, Matthew Friendly, and Candice Lazar – recently presented an interactive ethics and technology program at the Dade County Bar Association's...

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