March, 2015

Miami Law Students Present Access to Justice Project to the Legal Services Corporation’s National Board Meeting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

In the summer of 2014, third year student William Mueller was first invited to present the Access to Justice program – A2J - he had worked on with a group of Miami Law students and his supervisors. The presentation took place at the 2014 CALI...

Jason Neufeld, JD ’07, Creates Low Fee Referral Service at Legal Services of Greater Miami

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

While working as the President of the North Dade Bar association, Jason Neufeld, JD’ 07, noticed a problem in his community — there were many individuals who did not quite meet the threshold to be assisted by Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc...

The Central Park Five Exonerees Speak at Miami Law

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Central Park Five exonerees at Miami Law

On April 19, 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were arrested for the rape, sexual assault, and attempted murder of a 28-year-old woman who was attacked while jogging in New...

Law Student’s “Hoops for Honduras” Featured During Clinton Global Initiative University at UM

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Second year law student Robert Pecchio’s “Hoops for Honduras” was featured during the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) meeting at the University of Miami in early March. As a featured project, his Commitment to Action received a...

Couple Take Education and Skills Obtained at Miami Law to Washington D.C.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Joy Purcell and Kevin Roach

Deciding on a law school and making it through three years of intense study is challenging for everyone. For Joy Purcell and Kevin Roach, 2008 Miami Law graduates and married couple, both the...

Miami Law Comes in 2nd out of 59 Teams in Duberstein National Bankruptcy Competition; Leah Aaronson Wins Best Oral Advocate

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Caitlin Griffin, Jamey Campellone, and Adrienne Scheffey at the Conrad Duberstein Bankruptcy Courthouse in the Eastern District of New York before the final round.

The Miami Law moot court team of Jamey Campellone, Caitlin...

PREP Returns to Local Bar Associations to Discuss Legal Ethics Hot Topics

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Every year, Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) students and director Jan L. Jacobowitz present CLE ethics programs to a number of local bar associations. PREP fellows often elect to return to the same bar...

As Miami Law Launches New Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law LL.M., Inaugural Director Thrilled to Join UM Team

Monday, March 16, 2015

It’s not by accident that Harold Flegelman is the inaugural Director of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law LL.M. He has spent his career parlaying an early love of music into a thriving corporate practice in the entertainment...

Marc Lawrence, LLM ’00, Uses His Degree to Make The Angler’s Boutique Resort a Success

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Sometimes in life you are not only at the right place at the right time, but you possess the perfect skill set, and a huge dose of moxie, to make the opportunity a success.

Marc Lawrence, LL.M.’00, was standing in the shadow of his...

Moot Court Team Crowned Champions at the 4th Annual CKP Cup

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

(left to right) Karla Albite, 3L; Jimmy Czodli, 2L; Leah Aaronson, 3L; Professor Patricia Redmond; Judge John K Olson; Judge C. Ray Mullins; Eric Brundstad; Judge Laurel M. Isicoff; Maria Chavez-Ruark

Miami Law’s moot court...

Vice President Biden Appoints Miami Law’s Carrie Bettinger-López Human Rights Clinic Director is named White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden announced today the appointment of Caroline "Carrie" Bettinger-López as the new White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. Bettinger- López, a leading advocate for gender-based equality and human rights, has...

Ranked #15 by National Law Journal

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

We are a top 15 school in the publication’s ranking for graduates advancing from associate to partner.