June, 2012

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Miami Law Alumna Confirmed by Senate to Federal Bench

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Robin S. Rosenbaum, a Miami Law alumna and adjunct faculty member, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Tuesday as a federal judge for the Southern District of Florida. The vote was 92 to 3.

Rosenbaum, who graduated from the law school in...

International Moot Court Team Musters Moot Madrid: Students Advance in Competition

Monday, June 25, 2012

Four students from Miami Law's International Moot Court team advanced to the semifinals, and one student was awarded best oralist, at the fourth annual Moot Madrid competition. From May 28 to June 1, second-year students Jessica Marroquin,...

Miami Law HOPE Fellow Helped Draft Florida Safe Harbor Act

Monday, June 25, 2012

Miami Law alumnus, Thomas Oglesby, JD '11 and former HOPE (Helping Others Through Pro Bono Efforts) Fellow, was part of the team of exceptional attorneys, law enforcement officers, mental health and health care professionals who delivered the...

Alumnus Helps Recent Graduate Land Job in Chicago

Monday, June 25, 2012

In another recent example of alumni helping alumni, Kurt Newsom, JD '04, assisted in the placement of one of Miami Law's graduates, Ben McCulloch, JD '11, at an investment firm just outside of Chicago. McCulloch, a former HOPE Fellow, recently...

Miami Law Alumna Launches LegalFile App

Monday, June 25, 2012

Milana V. Kuznetsova, J.D. '11, is a brilliant example of an innovator who has taken a creative path to carve out her own future in a challenging job market. The hard charging, energetic, and, yes, perky self-starter saw an unfilled niche and...

Miami Law Alumna Opens Art Show in New York

Monday, June 18, 2012

Jaimee Todd, JD '04, is opening her one-woman show on July 28th at the Brooklyn Artist Gym in Gowanus, Brooklyn. The New York-based photographer and painter has titled the exhibition Visions of New York to celebrate her love for her adopted home...

PREP Students Explore Attorney Confidentiality with Dade Legal Aid Attorneys

Monday, June 18, 2012

Students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP), Matthew Friendly, Kamal Sleiman, and Garrett Lorentz, recently presented an interactive ethics CLE program at Dade Legal Aid. Under the supervision of Jan L....

Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program Wins Prestigious ABA Award

Monday, June 18, 2012

The American Bar Association (ABA) has recognized the University of Miami School of Law's Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP) and its Director, Jan L. Jacobowitz, as a recipient of this year's E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism...

Miami Law Adjuncts Fund Scholarships for Needy Students

Monday, June 11, 2012

Many adjunct professors of the University of Miami School of Law have generously contributed over $80,000 to the Adjunct Faculty Scholarship Fund. Since its inception in the fall of 2011, three $5,000 need-based scholarships have been awarded to...

Winner of 1st Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholarship Announced in Singapore

Monday, June 11, 2012

The winner of the newly created Miami Law/Young International Council for International Arbitration scholarship award is Wamiq Chowdhury, a graduate of New York University School of Law, who will be attending Miami Law in the fall. The award will...

Leading South Florida Trial Attorney Endows Scholarship at Miami Law

Monday, June 11, 2012

Tod Aronovitz, JD '74, Past President of the Law Alumni Association, and former President of The Florida Bar, has made a significant contribution to create The Honorable Sidney M. Aronovitz Scholarship Fund, in honor of his late father. The...

Gift to Miami Law Honors Distinguished Alumnus Robert Traurig

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The law firm of Greenberg Traurig, one of the largest in the United States, has made a leadership gift to the University of Miami School of Law to name the LL.M. Program in Real Property Development after Robert H. Traurig, JD '50.

The...

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic Urge End to Haiti Deportations

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

In a report released Wednesday about the humanitarian crisis that has ravaged Haiti since the 2010 earthquake, Michel Forst, the United Nations Independent Expert on Haiti, calls on the United States, Canada, the Dominican Republic, France, and...

Avoid Miscommunication: PREP Students Expound at Bankruptcy Bar

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Effective communication was the theme of a recent presentation by Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program students Shayla Waldon and Patrick Poole before members of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida. The...