February, 2018

1st Place and Best Oralist in CKP Circuit Bankruptcy Competition

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Miami Law’s Charles C. Papy Moot Court team of Dan Halperin, 3L J.D./M.B.A., Adam Stolz, 3L, and Luis Reyes, 3L, won first place at the regional 11th Circuit Bankruptcy competition for the 2018 Cristol, Kahn, Paskay Cup.  Halperin was also...

Students Simulate Sports Venue Agreement Negotiations with Attorneys in Unique Course

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Accomplished sports industry attorneys Charles Baker and Irwin Raij helped to co-teach and participate with students in the hypothetical purchase of a baseball team in Professor Peter Carfagna’s short course, “Negotiating and Drafting Sports...

Parsing the Second Amendment After Parkland

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

One came bearing the message of who can carry and what they can carry; the other came with an interpretation of the founding framers’ words and witness to a culture that vilifies those with whom it doesn’t agree in a debate at the University of...

Intellectual Property & Fashion Law – Highlights in First Part of Entertainment Sports Law Conference

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In the fashion industry, attention to the ebb and flow of hemlines and seasonal color palettes is far outpaced by rigorous attention to intellectual property protections and legal actions against counterfeiting actors internationally, Danielle...

Miami Law Clinics - Students Deliver Victories, Experience Breakthrough Moments 2017-18

Thursday, February 22, 2018

For many students, participating in a clinic is one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences in law school. In the past academic year, Miami Law students and faculty have advocated for the underserved locally, nationally and across...

University of Miami Law Review Explores the Impact of Technology in the Legal Profession

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The University of Miami Law Review explored the growing presence and impact of technology in the legal profession during its annual symposium, this year titled “Hack to the Future."

Will McGoveran, David...

You Too Can Soar: 8 LL.M. Programs, Limitless Potential

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Join us March 6 for an LLM Open House and learn more how the accomplishments of our students and alumni reflect our exceptional LL.M. programs.



PGA Golfer Jason Dufner and Agent Give Students Sports Law Lowdown – It's All About Trust

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Five-time PGA-Tour-winning golfer Jason Dufner and his agent Ben Walter recently spoke to UM students as part of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law LL.M. program during Professor Peter Carfagna’s week-long course, “Representing the...

$1 Million in Client Recoveries - Investor Rights Clinic Hits Milestone

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

As the only securities arbitration clinic in Florida providing free assistance to small claim investors, current and former student interns celebrated a notable milestone for Miami Law’s Investor Rights Clinic -  reaching and crossing the $1...

White & Case Scholar Transmits Love of Language into Passion for Legal Writing

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

White & Case Scholar Sydney Feldman grew up in South Florida and has already lived in Spain, Buenos Aires, and Paris. At 24, she is fluent in French and Spanish. Not bad for someone who grew up in an English-only speaking household....

PREP Kicks Off the Semester at the Caribbean Bar with a Focus on Lawyer Well-Being

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Every year, Miami Law’s  Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits with the Caribbean Bar Association (CBA) to present customized CLE ethics trainings. This year, the Caribbean Bar asked PREP to include lawyer well-being...

HOPE Fellow Awarded Equal Justice Works Fellowship at Legal Services of Greater Miami

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Liberty City needs Teiya Emenike.

3L Teiya Emenike

As Liberty Square, the oldest housing project in Miami, inches closer toward demolition and renovation, the almost 2,000 current...

NCAA Regulatory Affairs Executive Vice President Teaches Short Course on Intercollegiate Athletics

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Miami Law offered a week-long course exploring current legal challenges in intercollegiate athletics co-taught by a number of executives from the National Collegiate Athletic Association during the week of Monday, January 22nd. The primary...

Law Students Assist Asylum Seekers During Winter Break

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

After some well-deserved rest, relaxation, and time with family and friends, nine Miami Law students spent four days over winter break assisting asylum seekers through Catholic Legal Services’ Asylum Clinic. The alternative break was developed by...

Alumnus Leaves Mark in Africa on International Tax Law

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

“Get your passport out and travel,” suggests James Deiotte, J.D. ‘88, a former Senior Partner at Ernst & Young. Since leaving Miami in 1988, he has traveled the world and lived in many different U.S. cities. He has led international tax and...

Miami Law Alumnus Xavier Cortada Bridges Conflict, Inspires Action

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Miami in the 1980s was epic, and University of Miami alumnus Xavier Cortada, A.B. ’86, J.D. ’92, M.P.A. ’92, grew up in the thick of it. Drug wars, murders, riots, refugees—it was the perfect breeding ground for a fledgling activist to soak...