May, 2017

With JD/LLM in Tax, Venezuelan Attorney Prepares to Practice in U.S., Keeps Caracas Practice

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Whether it is a matter of nature or nurture, it seems that Leopoldo Escobar was destined to be a tax lawyer. The J.D./LL.M. in Taxation Venezuelan-born lawyer is the son of a retired tax lawyer and tax judge mother, and his father was a lawyer at...

Former Miami Scholar Addresses Youth Homelessness in Miami

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

After the devastating Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Pauline Green, JD ’14, was one of many dedicated AmeriCorps teachers who pushed to stabilize a torn-apart school system in the heart of Louisiana. Working on the ground in Louisiana...

LLM Students Secure Great Jobs - Upshot of Course with In-House Counsel as Mentors

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Mariana Briceño (Photo courtesy of Sandy Campbell/Vanderbilt University)

As the gateway to Latin America, students at Miami Law have access to the unparalleled network of 150+ multinational companies with headquarters in...

Immigrant Youth Benefit as Miami Law Professors Prevail in FL Supreme Court

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court ruled recently that juvenile courts cannot reject the dependency petitions filed on behalf of immigrant children without an evidentiary hearing. Professors Bernard Perlmutter and Rebecca Sharpless wrote amicus briefs in...

PREP Students “Weed” Between the Ethical Lines in the Cannabis Conversation

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Jennifer Perez, Carlos Alvarez, Jan L. Jacobowitz, Daniel Celaya and Amanda Fernandez

Students in the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program and Director Jan L. Jacobowitz routinely present legal ethics CLE programs...

#UMGrad 2017 - 3L and Former Ireland President to Address Miami Law Students

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

In a rite that signals the beginning of a new chapter in their lives, nearly 400 Miami Law students will receive their J.D. and LL.M. degrees at the Watsco Center on Thursday, May 11 at 5:00 p.m.

3L Suarez to Address Class...

Heckerling Institute Entices Attorney to Enroll in Miami Law Estate Planning LLM

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Danny Sullivan took the long way home. The 27-year-old estate planning and tax attorney from the San Gabriel Valley of California grew up in La Verne and now practices in nearby Pasadena at Anglin Flewelling Rasmussen Campbell & Trytten LLP,...

14 Students Nominated to Who’s Who in American Universities & Colleges

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Every year, a select group of students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow — selection to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. This exclusive...

PREP Students Present Ethics Seminar at the Key Biscayne Bar Association

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

PREP Interns Haley Moss, Marissa Shulman, & Matt Dennison

Each semester, the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics...