Miami Law Magazine 2019

Feature Story
Dean Patricia D. White: A Decade of Visionary Leadership

Throughout an academic career that began in 1979 while still a practicing tax attorney, Dean Patricia D. White has been in the forefront of legal education. At Miami Law, she has been repeatedly been recognized for her innovative strategies and influential thinking. "Trish is one of the most creative people I've known in legal academics," said Peter D. Lederer, an adjunct faculty member who has served on Miami Law's Visiting Committee. "The law school has an extraordinary record of women law deans beginning with Minnette Massey in 1962 and Soia Mentschikoff in 1974, and Trish has continued that tradition."