April, 2016

Dean Emerita Mary Doyle Honored – JD/PhD in Environmental Science Fellows Named

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Annie Brett and Johnny Bartz

University of Miami School of Law Dean Emerita and Professor of Law Emerita Mary Doyle was deputy general counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Q & A with Peter Lederer - Vanguard and Co-Founder of LawWithoutWalls

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Miami Law spoke with Peter Lederer, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law who serves on the Law School’s Visiting Committees. He is one of LWOW’s founding members, and the Chairman of its Advisory Committee. Over...

Landmark Russia v. Yukos: International Arbitration Faculty, Alumni, Student Involvement & Impact

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Last week, a Dutch court overturned an order that Russia pay former stockholders of a former oil company $50 billion, the largest compensation award in history.

The 2014 arbitral tribunal administered by the Permanent Court...

Miami Law’s Startup Practicum Client and Law Student Launches International Nonprofit

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Robert Pecchio, Dan Ravicher and George Bugg

From April 29th until May 3rd, members of CourtVision International’s high school basketball program will be hosting an international exchange experience between CourtVision Miami’...

Students From Across Globe Present Legal Projects, Innovations at LawWithoutWalls

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Students at the LWOW Conposium

Teams of graduate law and business students from around the world presented legal projects that they worked on over the course of four months for the...

Law Alumni Association Honors Alums Bidwill and Talenfeld at Broward Judicial Reception

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Howard Talenfeld and the Hon. Martin Bidwill

Two Miami Law graduates were honored by the Law Alumni Association recently at the annual Broward County Judicial Reception held in Fort...

Recent Graduate Uses Miami Law Experiences to Land in State Attorney’s Office

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Steven Vitale, JD '15

Steven Vitale, JD ‘15, likes to see an issue from all sides before making a decision. From prosecution to defense to legislation, and a view from the courtroom as a...

Miami Law Team Wins Best Petitioner Brief at the Wechsler Criminal Law Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Jonathan Richter, Merrick Sadler, Competition Chair, Suzanne Aldahan and Coach Michael Davis

Miami Law’s team of Suzanne Aldahan, 2L, and Jonathan Richter, 3L, won best petitioner brief at...

George Knox, JD ’73, Honored with Hoeveler Ethics and Public Service Award

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Geoge Knox, JD '73, with Jan Jacobowitz and Prof. Anthony Alfieri


Miami Law’s Center for Ethics and Public Service selected attorney and legal professor George Knox, J.D. ’73, to receive the 14th annual...

Client Receives $1M in Angel Funding - Miami Law's New Startup Practicum

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A client of Miami Law’s new Larry HoffmanIGreenberg Traurig Startup Practicum has raised $1M in angel financing. The client, Taxfyle, is an on-demand tax preparation service that instantly connects customers with an army of licensed...

Alumnus Incorporates Charitable Giving into Real Estate Practice - First Inspired at Miami Law

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Danny Hertzberg

The question that Danny Hertzberg, JD ‘09 asks at the conclusion of every transaction may surprise you. The JD/MBA alumnus and leading luxury real estate agent asks his client...

Top Bankruptcy Attorneys Coach Moot Teams to Success in Duberstein Moot and CKP Cup

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

(L to R: Daniel Halperin, James Czodli, Sarah Usman, Jillian Baronoff, Michael Lorigas, Eli Gordon)

Miami Law’s moot court team of Eli Gordon and Daniel Halperin, both joint JD/MBA students, and 2L Sarah Usman, won first place at the...

Mentorship in International Moot Program Expands LLM Student Knowledge of International Law

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Nicolle Lafosse

Nicolle Lafosse is already a lawyer in her native country, Honduras. She worked at her parents' boutique firm in Tegucigalpa, assisting international investment clients with...

Students Sit Down, Engage with Professors - New HOPE “Social Justice Brown Bag” Series

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, in collaboration with the Public Interest Leadership Board, recently launched a new faculty-led “Social Justice Brown Bag Lunch” series open to all law students. This series provides students...

Miami Law Beats out 31 Teams to Win Prestigious Kaufman Securities Moot in NYC

Tuesday, April 05, 2016


Miami Law's moot court team with Justice Alito

Miami Law’s team of Joshua Williams and Jhanile Trudy Smith, both 3Ls, along with brief writer 2L Amanda Kapur, won the 44th...

Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium Discusses Film, Music, Television and Sports

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The University of Miami School of Law and the American Bar Association held a two-day-long legal symposium on the worlds of film, music, television and sports on Thursday and Friday.