December, 2014

Moot Court Teams Experience Unprecedented Winning Streak in Competitions

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Joseph Matthews (3L), Coach Andrew Riccio, Benjamin Keime (2L) & Abirami Ananthasingam (3L) in Frankfurt, Germany. Full-Size Photo

From Las Vegas, Nevada to Frankfurt, Germany to Madrid, Spain, the moot court teams...

Dartmouth College Ethics Institute Visits Miami Law; Explores Issues on Legal Ethics and Community Service

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Left to right (front row): Dartmouth Ethics Institute Director Aine Donovan, Dartmouth students Vungelia Glyptis, Erin Weldon, Sera Kwon, Michelle Li, Jake Bayer. (back row): Dartmouth students Terren Klein, Evelyn Weinstein, Sarah...

STREET LAW Fellow and Third Year Law Student Learns How to Grab the Attention of High School Students

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

For Jessalynn Rubio, 3L, the Miami STREET LAW Program taught her how to command the attention of high school students – a challenging task, according to Rubio.

“High school students are incredibly transparent,” said the Miami...

From Humble Beginnings as a Young Community Organizer, Miami Law Grad Set to Intern for Hilary Clinton

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Brendan Corrigan was destined to practice public interest law where it intersects with politics. He formed a students’ union, in fourth grade, at his Pennsylvania Catholic school. Then he represented his union in presenting a list of grievances...

Health Rights Clinic Prevails in Case of Border Child

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Third-year law students Diana Jordan and Bethany Bandstra successfully petitioned the Juvenile Division 11th Circuit Court of Florida on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who fled her native Honduras due to a horrific family life. The court found that...

Miami Law Launches Three-Part Mindfulness for Lawyers CLE Series

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Miami Law is launching a three-part CLE* series, “Mindfulness for Lawyers,” exploring the connections between mindfulness and the practice of law, the science of mindfulness, and a selection of mindfulness practices.


Miami STREET LAW Program Makes a Difference in 3L Jose Vazquez’s Law School Career

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Cuban-born Miami Law student Jose Vazquez has served as an intern for the Miami STREET LAW program, helping to teach high school students about law, crime prevention, conflict resolution, youth advocacy, and the fundamental principles of...

Commencement Profile: Triple ‘Cane Vanessa Joseph Looks to Immigration Law to Make a Difference in the Haitian Community

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Vanessa Joseph has a huge heart. She is a smart, driven, no nonsense beauty. The triple ‘Cane earned a B.A. in Political Science before tucking in to a Masters degree in Public Administration. Upon completion, Joseph determined that two degrees...

PREP Discusses the Special Ethical Responsibilities of the Prosecutor at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Left to right: Brittany Brooks, Jacqueline Frisch, Sam Bookhardt, Gina Raijman, Assistant State Attorney & Director of Training, Tom Headley, Jan L. Jacobowitz, Andrew McCarten​

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility...

Litigation Skills Program Awards Scholarships and Cash Prizes to its Top Students

Monday, December 01, 2014

Pictured from left: Shanise Lawrence, Bethany Bandstra, Trinity Jordan, Donald Guerrazzi, Jacqueline Frisch, Yuliya Novik, Frank LoGrippo, and Alexis Alvarez


Miami Law's Litigation Skills Program ...

A Miami Law Legacy: The Mandler Family

Monday, December 01, 2014

Bernard Mandler, class of 1951, died last month at the age of 87. He practiced law in Miami Beach for over 60 years and was actively representing clients until last year.

Mandler started a law firm on Lincoln Road with his fraternity...

Miami Law Students Awarded Scholarships from Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Monday, December 01, 2014

Law students Nejla Calvo, 3L, Tara Irani, 2L, and Nancy Shalhub, 3L, have won scholarships from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Calvo received the Leesfield Scolaro, P.A. Scholarship, Irani was awarded the Alexandra Bach...

Winner Announced for 3rd Annual Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholarship for LL.M. in International Arbitration

Monday, December 01, 2014

Ukrainian Liliia Iemchenko, a graduate of the Yaroslav the Wise National Law University – the top law school in Ukraine – was named the 2015 Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholar.

The scholarship was established in 2012 and is the only full...

International Exchange Part II: Foreign Students Join Miami Law for a Semester

Monday, December 01, 2014

The University of Miami School of Law partners with fifteen schools in nine countries in its International Exchange Programs, and entails not just Miami Law students heading overseas, but also international students from those same...