TENANTS RIGHTS CLINIC

Michael Weitzner, Certified Legal Intern
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Michael Weitzner, Certified Legal Intern

More than midway into the semester, work becomes routine. Most days as a certified legal intern in the Tenants’ Rights Clinic were similar: arrive at Legal...

Kimi Robertson
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Kimi Robertson, 2L

Rising third-year law student Kimi Robertson works in the Tenants’ Rights Clinic, serves as President of...

Cicely Hodges, 3L
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Cicely Hodges, 3L

Rent subsidies, like Section 8 payments, allow individuals and families to pay an affordable rent based upon their income and at a portion of the market price. For those who live...

Tenants Rights student with client
Friday, May 10, 2019

Michael Mandel (3L) meets with his client Shalonda Rivers after a successful hearing in county court

Evictions may seem like simple legal proceedings, but unrepresented tenants are often unable to...

Teiya Emenike
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Liberty City needs Teiya Emenike.

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3L Teiya Emenike

As Liberty Square, the oldest housing project in Miami, inches closer toward demolition...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

One law school course can alter your career trajectory. Just ask Guerby Noel, JD ’14.

Guerby Noel, JD '14

When Noel entered Miami Law, he didn’t know he would dedicate his career to fighting to...

Friday, November 18, 2016

Law students often want the opportunity to represent clients in court, but that can only happen if they have completed the lengthy background check to become a Certified Legal Intern.

Stephanie Koether handing a...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Brenda West and Jason Hepperly

Evictions are complicated and confusing for tenants without lawyers. Such was the case of Brenda West and Jason Hepperly, a 3L Certified Legal Intern in Miami Law’s Tenants...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Kevin Hirsh

Although the Tenants' Rights Clinic only started its semester in mid-January, clinic student and certified legal intern, Kevin Hirsh, has already successfully argued his first case in court.  

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Affordable housing in Miami is in short supply. A recent study by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing and Enterprise Community Partners found that 30% of renters in Florida spend more than half their income on rent. Because of this...

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