July, 2011

In Memory of Raymond Michael Ranellucci

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Miami Law mourns the passing of Raymond Michael Ranellucci, JD '93, who was killed in a car accident on Monday, June 13, 2011.

Born in Albany, N.Y., Raymond attended Syracuse University and the University of Miami School of Law, earning...

Q&A: HOPE Fellowship at FL Immigration Advocacy Center Leaves Lasting Impression

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Many students dream of using their time in college in a way that helps them reach their fullest potential. One such student, Gracia Cuzzi, has approached each semester with vigor and a deep desire to learn and is currently working as a HOPE...

Moot Court Teams Ranks Nationally and Internationally

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Miami Law's Moot Court teams, both domestic and international, were ranked 19th in the nation this year by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center.

From Georgia to Germany, the moot court teams of the...

Medical-Legal Clinic Selected to Present Study that Bridges Legal and Medical Gaps

Monday, July 25, 2011

The University of Miami's Medical-Legal Clinic, a joint venture between Miami Law's Health and Elder Law Clinic, the Miller School of Medicine, and the Miami VA Hospital was selected by the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare to...

Tips for Preparing for the Bar

Friday, July 22, 2011

Stress and law – it's a duality of good and evil that's been around since the days when philosophers gathered to challenge one another using the Socratic Method. As a way to address this age-old conflict, Miami Law began implementing programs...

Miami Law Alumna Appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Yesterday, Miami Law proved yet again to be a force in the political arena when Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Christine Hernandez, JD '05, to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. Hernandez began serving on July...

Director of Financial Aid Brenda Brown Receives Special Recognition

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Brenda M. Brown, Miami Law's Director of Financial Aid, recently received a special recognition award from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) for her work with the Graduate and Professional Issues Committee...

Clinic Director Jeffrey Hearne Named Among Florida's Legal Elite

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Miami Law's Tenants' Rights Clinic Director Jeffrey Hearne was recently named among Florida's Legal Elite. This high honor is given to only the top 2 percent of government and non-profit attorneys in the state.

As stated in its eighth-...

Miami Law Students Intern Outside the Box at LegalArt

Thursday, July 14, 2011

As the legal industry becomes more competitive, law students are being asked to pursue unconventional legal opportunities and internships in order to acquire the practical experiences needed to stay ahead in a global market.

This summer...

Miami Law Alumna Elected Chair of the 11th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Marlene Quintana, JD '96, was elected to serve as Chair of the 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) for a one-year term. In this role, she will lead the nine members of the JNC, who are responsible for recommending potential judges...

Miami Law Graduates Publish in Prestigious Journal

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Miami Law is steadily gaining recognition as an active force in international arbitration as two of its recent graduates, Patrick Miller, JD '10 and Anna Tumpovskiy, LL.M. '10, have published articles in this field in The International Law...

Florida Bar Honors Harvey Sepler Miami Law Alumnus and Adjunct Professor

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Harvey C. Sepler, JD '84, was presented with the James C. Adkins Award for outstanding service to appellate law in Florida. This is the most prestigious award presented by The Florida Bar's Appellate Practice Section and one of the premier awards...

Gayland Hethcoat, JD '11, Continues His Passion for Healthcare Law

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

During his third year at Miami Law, Gayland "Tad" Hethcoat II was recognized as one of eleven finalists nominated for the Scribes Law-Review Award for his in-depth analysis "Free Hospital Care and Takings Clause: Franklin Memorial Hospital v....