May, 2013

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It's All About the U: Former Student Bar Association President Featured on the Cover of Miami Magazine

Friday, May 31, 2013

Christine Job, J.D. '13, being congratulated by University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala at May 11 Commencement ceremony. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Christine Job, the former President of Miami Law's ...

Historic Black Church Program's Oral History Film Highlights Desegregation of Miami Schools

Friday, May 31, 2013

CEPS Historic Black Church Oral History Film Project Fellows Christine Tudor, Amanda Darlington, and Jewell Reddick. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

A standing room only crowd was on hand for the premiere of the Historic...

International LL.M. Graduates Achieve New Levels of Success; Begin Careers Around the World

Friday, May 31, 2013

Hailing from all over the world, the LL.M. graduates of the International Graduate Law Programs represent the success of an international legal education at Miami Law.

"I'm incredibly proud of the hard work our students have...

PREP Students Present Ethics Training to Members of Prestigious Law Firm and Non-Profit Organization

Friday, May 31, 2013

PREP students Nikki Marcus, Andrew Williams, Matthew Friendly and James Lechter at White & Case. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law) 

Students from Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program,...

Family and Friends Create Scholarship Named for Martin Nash, JD '62; Was Considered Among Most Creative Tax Lawyers

Friday, May 24, 2013

The late Martin J. Nash's family and friends have established a scholarship in his memory at Miami Law, his alma mater. Nash passed away in February after a long and distinguished career as a tax attorney.

The Martin J....

Bankruptcy Skills Workshop to Cover Latest Practices, Procedures, and Loss Mitigation Mediation Program

Friday, May 24, 2013

Miami Law's 23rd Annual Bankruptcy Skill Workshop on June 7 will cover the latest developments and practices in the local rules and procedures of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. This year's...

Challenging Ideas for Public Interest Work Proposed at Pro Bono Summit: Miami Law Students Develop Action Plans

Friday, May 24, 2013

Miami Law students Leah Weston and Chip McGinley. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

How are attorneys contributing to pro bono efforts around immigration, family law, and housing in Miami? What are some of the obstacles to...

Distinguished Graduates, Having Shown Excellence in Oral and Written Advocacy, Join Order of Barristers

Friday, May 24, 2013

Miami Law has selected ten recent graduates to The Order of Barristers, a national honorary organization that recognizes students who have excelled in moot court and mock trial activities while in law school.

The former...

Fair Judiciary is Crucial As Egypt Struggles with Authoritarianism, Judge Tells Faculty and Guests at Miami Law

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Standing at rear, from left, Judge Mohamed Ahamed El Shahawi; Judge Rosemary Barkett; Judge A. Jay Cristol; Dean Patricia D. White; Judge Adel Maged; and Judge Mohamed Ahmed Abdelwahab Elabd; seated in front, Judge Ahmed Tharwat...

PREP Students Join Judges to Present Ethics Training to Members of Bankruptcy Bar Association

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Shayla Waldon, who participated in PREP training, shown after graduating from Miami Law on May 11. (Photo: Therese Lambert/Miami Law) 

What is the best way to communicate with fellow attorneys and the court? In a "court-...

'Fabulous Opportunity' Offered by Miami Law to Study Cross-Border Investment; Students, Lawyers Meet to Hear About It

Monday, May 20, 2013

Joseph Kellogg LL.M. '10, Wealth Planning Executive and President of STEP in Miami, spoke with students about his experience in the program. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

An Open House held last week to promote...

Miami Law Alumnus Andrew Leinoff and Wife Ellen Establish Scholarship for Students Interested in Family Law

Monday, May 20, 2013

Family law attorney Andrew Leinoff, J.D. '74, and his wife, Ellen, have established an endowed scholarship at Miami Law for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in family law. The recipients will be known as Leinoff Scholars....

Graduates Told Law Profession Provides 'Boundless' Chances to Affect People's Lives; See Commencement Photos, Videos

Monday, May 13, 2013

Miami Law students of the Class of 2013 on their way into Saturday's Commencement ceremony. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Spring graduates of Miami Law's Class of 2103 were assured at Saturday's Commencement ceremony...

Upbeat, Charming and Accomplished Miami Law Student Headed For Job at Apple After Graduation

Friday, May 10, 2013

"Stay humble but stay hungry" are words Rico Williams lives by. The 31-year-old Brooklyn Heights native with the brilliant smile has honored that ethos during his years at Miami Law, quietly amassing a breadth of knowledge across myriad areas of...

'Energetic and Positive,' Spring Graduate Kathryn Walker Takes Commitment to Disability Rights Into the World

Friday, May 10, 2013

Kathryn Walker, J.D. '13. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

Kathryn J. Walker seems to embrace life in a way that few do, vigorously taking on projects and pushing them far beyond their modest beginnings. A summer job...

Degree in Cross-Border Investment to be Launched by Miami Law Graduate Tax LL.M. Program; Details to Come at Open House

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The University of Miami School of Law's Tax LL.M. Program plans to launch a cutting-edge degree in Taxation of Cross-Border Investment, and will hold an Open House on May 15 to discuss details of the degree and of the...

Array of Graduates Shows Great Depth of Talent, Smarts and Achievement

Friday, May 03, 2013

A perusal of the line-up of speakers, marshals and other notables at the forefront of this year's Miami Law Spring Commencement reveals a deep pool of talent and accomplishment, a vivid illustration of the school's academic and intellectual heft...

Corporate Social Responsibility, and Differing Approaches in Europe and the United States, Dissected at IGLP Lecture

Friday, May 03, 2013

Dr. Ramón Mullerat, Jessica Carvalho Morris, Professor Caroline Bradley and Ambler Moss, member of the advisory board of the European Union Center of Excellence. (Photo: Miami Law) 

Dr. Ramón Mullerat, a lawyer and...

From Obama Campaign to Justice Department to Miami Law, Graduate Alejandro Miyar Steps Confidently Into Future

Friday, May 03, 2013

Alejandro Miyar arrived at Miami Law with a very presidential resume. Born in Mexico City and raised in Miami by first-generation Cuban Americans, Miyar became vice president of the student body at Ransom Everglades School. He developed a talent...

Local Law Firm Creates Scholarship at Miami Law for Students Committed to the Field of Litigation

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Professor Laurence M. Rose, Director of Litigation Skills Program, at Admitted Students reception with Cliff Jones of Michigan State University, on April 4, 2013. (Photo: Nick Madigan/Miami Law) 

Rising second- and third...