February, 2016

3L Interns in D.C. at The Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Victoria Samuels, 3L, in Washington D.C.

Victoria Samuels is freezing. The 24-year-old Brooklyn-born third-year is spending the semester in Washington, D.C. completing an externship at The...

Practical Solutions for Global Refugee Crisis Discussed at International Law Lecture Series

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Carmen Perez-LLorca, Randall Hansen and Professor David Abraham

Professor Randall Hansen recently presented his lecture “The Global Refugee Crisis: Causes and Solutions” as part of the...

Miami Law Participates in ICDR Miami Conference on International Arbitration

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The 14th Annual ICDR Miami Conference on International Arbitration recently took place in Coral Gables and attracted over 150 participants from around the world, including leading arbitration counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel and...

Visiting Professor Carolyn Lamm, JD ’73, Nominated for Best Speech Award by Global Arbitration Review

Friday, February 19, 2016

Visiting Professor Carolyn Lamm, partner and litigator for White & Case, was nominated for “best lecture or speech” by the Global Arbitration Review, the world-leading resource on international arbitration news and community intelligence. The...

Former Miami Scholar and Co-founder of Miami Law ACLU Chapter Still Fighting for Civil Liberties

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

James Michael Shaw, JD '03

From the radio station to the courtroom, Miami Law alumnus James Michael Shaw Jr.’s engagement in civil rights spans multiple venues.

His interest in...

2,000 Clients and $3 Million in Benefits: 10 Years of the Health Rights Clinic

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Health Rights Clinic students with Ariel Gonzalez

In 2005 when Miami Law’s Health & Elder Law Clinic opened its doors, their first client was a frail and elderly African-American woman...

International Arbitration Students Compete in Vis Pre-Moot in Brazil

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

James Chang

James Chang, a 30-year-old Angeleno, can size up a person. In high school, he worked on statistics for his high school’s basketball team. While attending the University of...

Tenants' Rights Clinic Stops Eviction of Single Mother and Children

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Kevin Hirsh

Although the Tenants' Rights Clinic only started its semester in mid-January, clinic student and certified legal intern, Kevin Hirsh, has already successfully argued his first...

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Delivers Keynote at University of Miami Law Review Symposium

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Honorable Adalberto Jordan, Ravika Rameshwar, President Julio Frenk, Justice John Paul Stevens and Andrea Nickerson

In Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’s...

Spotlight on Art Law: Intensive Course on Artists’ Role in Art Market and Philanthropic Arena

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Professor Stephen Urice and Christine Vincent

Bearing names such as Warhol, Mapplethorpe, Frankenthaler, Mitchell, and Pollock-Krasner, artist-endowed foundations have been the focus of a 9-...

Joint Degree Student Travels to Costa Rica and New York for International Arbitration Congress and Competition

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Michael Lorigas

With his post-law school life on the horizon, joint degree J.D./LL.M. in International Arbitration student Michael Lorigas has dreams. But first, he has to travel to Costa...

LawWithoutWalls Kicks Off in Madrid with 200 Participants

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Five students from Miami Law took part in the 2016 LawWithoutWalls (“LWOW”) kick-off, held at IE University in Madrid, Spain. Miami Law students Lauren Georgalas, Salvador Gomez, Sara Klock, Cullen Mahoney, and Howard Rapp joined 200...

2L Student Joins STREET LAW and Makes a Difference at Carol City High School

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

2L Ian Maiolo

For Ian Maiolo, a 2L at Miami Law, the STREET LAW Program served as a way to become involved in the local community.

“STREET Law turned out to be the perfect option...

Sexual Assault on Campus – Panel Hosted by Law Students for Reproductive Justice and Miami Law Women

Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Dr. Tony Lake

Law Students for Reproductive Justice and Miami Law Women recently sponsored a discussion titled “It’s On Us –Survey Results and Debrief.” The purpose of the...

International Maritime Organization IMO Director Speaks on Shipping & Environmental Law

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Admiral Kenney with members of the USCG District 7 Legal

Frederick Kenney, Jr., the Director of Legal and External Affairs at the International Maritime Organization, London, was the...

JD ‘81 Leaders – ABA Nominates Hilarie Bass to President-Elect and Deborah Enix-Ross to House of Delegates Chair

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Diversity is winner as the ABA begins selecting next class of leaders.