July, 2013

In Brazil International Graduate Law Program Director Jessica Carvalho Morris Reconnects with Alumni and Forges New Connections with Incoming LL.M. Students

Monday, July 29, 2013

Alumni reunion at Skye Restaurant in Sao Paulo. Pictured from left to right: Isabela Campos, Bruna Barletta, Luis Felipe Grandi Massola, Olavo Caiuby Bernardes, Marina Pantoja, Andre Ferreira, Ana Candida Sammarco, Gladis Kumagae,...

Winner Announced for 2nd Annual Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholarship for LL.M. in International Arbitration

Monday, July 29, 2013

Eric van Eyken, an associate at Appleton & Associates in Toronto and graduate of McGill University School of Law, was named the 2014 Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholar.

The scholarship was established last year and is the only full-...

Summer Internship in the Courtroom Offers Hands-On Legal Advocacy for Rising 2L

Monday, July 22, 2013

Miami Scholar Adam Hoock is putting his writing skills to the test this summer working side by side with the Honorable Jose Martinez in the United States Southern District Court of Florida.

"The internship with the judge has been...

Summer Public Interest Fellow Makes Impact at National Center for Lesbian Rights

Monday, July 22, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, Miami Law 3L Marielle Moore, who is currently working at the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), had the chance to attend a White House briefing on issues that affect the transgender community. "I learned about all...

Children & Youth Law Clinic Publish Youth Health Rights Handbook for Florida Teenagers

Friday, July 12, 2013

Miami Law's Children & Youth Law Clinic has recently published a Youth Health Rights Handbook that provides basic information for Florida teenagers about their rights to confidential health care. The handbook, underwritten by a...

Women's Reproductive Rights Motivates Miami Scholar Charlotte Cassel to Make a Difference

Friday, July 12, 2013

Ask Charlotte Cassel why she decided to attend law school and her answer is one at the forefront of today's legal and public policy – women's reproductive rights. "The relentless attacks on women's health are becoming more extreme every...

Alumnus and Current Student Connect at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C.

Friday, July 12, 2013

When Steven Berk, JD '96 and Trademarks Chief of Staff for the Commissioner for Trademarks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflects on his time at Miami Law, he doesn't remember taking any courses on intellectual property law. He...

Miami Law Mourns Unexpected Passing of Rising 2L Tedd Importico

Thursday, July 11, 2013

"My name is Theodore Importico but I prefer Tedd...

Miami Law Alumni and Students Honored at Florida Bar Reception

Monday, July 08, 2013

Jaret Davis, JD '99, president of the LAA and Co-Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig P.A. (back row center) with Florida Bar Honorees. (Photo: Miami Law) 

In star-studded event of sorts, the Miami Law Alumni...

Miami Law Student Works at Americans for Immigrant Justice as Part of HOPE Summer Public Interest Fellowship Program

Monday, July 08, 2013

When it came to deciding what to do this summer, Miami Law 2L Kimberly Carpel says she wanted to do something meaningful and help make someone's life better. She's getting the opportunity to do so at the Americans for Immigrant Justice in Miami,...

Equal Justice Works Awards Health Rights Clinic Grant for Two Legal Fellows to Work with Veterans

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Miami Law's Health Rights Clinic was recently awarded a challenge grant from the Equal Justice Works-AmeriCorps to fund two legal fellows who will provide legal services to veterans. The grant requires the Clinic and the School of Law...