August, 2017

PREP Students Present Ethics Training to Miami-Dade County Attorneys and Public Defenders

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

First Assistant County Attorney Geri Bonzon Keenan, Assistant County Attorney Erica Zaron, Noelia Vaccaro, Alessandria San Roman, County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams, Justin Boyd

Every semester Miami Law’s Professional...

Entrepreneur and Former Teacher - 1L Brings an Abundance of Experience to Miami Law

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wifredo Fernandez, or Wifi (pronounced wee-fee) as he is known, is guided by persuasive personalities and oblique connections.

Wifredo Fernandez, 1L

As an undergrad at the...

Miami Law Professors Discuss Free Speech and the Charlottesville Melee

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville rallies, many of us find ourselves wondering if the right to free speech protected under the first amendment is working exactly as it should. Miami Law hosted a forum featuring a panel of six distinguished...

Dennis Scholl, JD ’81, Named President and Chief Executive of ArtCenter/South Florida

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dennis Scholl, J.D. `81, was recently named as the president and chief executive of ArtCenter/South Florida, the nonprofit supporting artists and advancing the knowledge and practice of contemporary visual arts in South Florida.


3L Gains Wealth of Experience Fighting Discrimination and Inequality @ERA Internship

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

As a HOPE Fellow and Miami Scholar Carly Starkey continued her work advancing economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls in her 2L summer as a legal intern with Equal Rights Advocates in San Francisco, CA. During her 1L...

Environmental Law Joint Degree in Hand, Alumna Protects Waterways and Marine Life

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Environmental preservation has always been important to Miami Law alumna Kelly Cox, who received a joint degree in Law and Marine Ecosystems and Society in 2016. Cox, a Staff Attorney and Program Director at Miami Waterkeeper, and current Interim...

Incoming 1Ls Participate in Community Outreach, HOPE Day of Service 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

In spite of the rainy weather, Miami Law’s class of 2020 continued the annual tradition of beginning the law school experience with a day of community outreach. Miami Law’s HOPE Public Interest Resource Center organized the event...

New Students Exposed to Real-Life Law in 15 Mini-Lectures at Semester Start

Friday, August 04, 2017

What does free speech mean in the age of the Internet? Do our First Amendment values dictate that Colin Kaepernick stand up or kneel down?

“Living Law” is a series of dynamic, concurrent 10-minute faculty talks that give students an...

13 Public Interest Fellowships + 1L Summer = Hands-On Learning for Future Careers

Friday, August 04, 2017

The summer following the first year of law school can be a pivotal moment in a legal career. The Summer Public Interest Fellowship meets public-interest minded students at this significant juncture to engage them with an opportunity that has the...

Growth of LL.M. Practicum Broadens Opportunities for International Arbitration Students

Friday, August 04, 2017

Last year, the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. program launched a new and exciting opportunity for its students to gain practical hands-on experience while studying – the International Arbitration LL.M. Practicum. The practicum,...

LL.M. Alumna is Co-Founder of Investment Immigration Firm STEP America

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Preeya Malik is an entrepreneur, U.S. licensed attorney, immigration rights advocate and Co-Founder of investment immigration firm STEP America.  At STEP America, she helped expand the firm’s reach to Dubai, Qatar, Mumbai, New Delhi, and...

First Star Academy Supports Foster Care Youth

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bringing such an ambitious program that works with at-risk youth to a college campus requires both visionary leadership and committed partners. The effort has been fueled by the passion of School of Law Professor Kele Stewart and the planning...