July, 2019

Humans of HOPE Summer 2019: Through Public Service Students Effect Change

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

This summer through the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, students are working and expanding advocacy across the globe as HOPE Fellows, Summer Public Interest Fellows and Miami Scholars.



With Tax LL.M., Grad Makes Brisk Move from Corporate Tax to Private Client Services

Friday, July 26, 2019

Alex Lewis, LL.M. '15

Graduates of Miami Law’s Tax LL.M. Program consistently credit their professional success to the network, career opportunities and knowledge they acquired during their time at Miami Law...

Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala Meets with Foster Youth in First Star UM Academy

Friday, July 26, 2019

Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala addressing students at First Star UM Academy

“You need to plan your own strategy. Don’t wait for someone else to plan your future for you,” said Congresswoman Donna E. Shalala...

2L Miami Scholar Named Elizabeth Schwartz Scholar by Aqua Foundation for Women

Friday, July 26, 2019

2L Hannah Hays 

The Aqua Foundation for Women Scholarship recently named Miami Public Interest Scholar Hannah Hays their inaugural Elizabeth Schwartz Scholar. 

“The Aqua Foundation...

Hailing from Cuba, Lawyers Intern in Health Rights Clinic to Represent Struggling Clients

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Omar Del Olmo, Marisel Marrero, Joseph Vargas, Lietty Mejias

A group of J.D. and J.D./LL.M. students in this summer’s Health Rights clinical course share a similar legal journey with one another – they...

New President of Public Interest Board Aims to Further Pro Bono Ethic at Miami Law

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Maddie Seales

The Public Interest Leadership Board is proud to introduce its President for the 2019-2020 school year: 3L Miami Scholar. PILB is a student-run leadership board overseen by the HOPE Public...

Broadway Play Commemorates Human Rights Clinic Case Town of Castle Rock v. Jessica Gonzales 20th Anniversary

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The 2019 season's runaway hit, "What the Constitution Means to Me," is a 15-year-old girl's journey of discovery through "a chronicle of the legal subjugation of women by men," according to The New York Times.

Recently, a...

Three Miami Law Clinics Recognized for Immigrant Child Advocacy

Tuesday, July 02, 2019


Bernard Perlmutter, Kele Stewart, Romy Lerner, and Melissa Swain

A collaboration between three of Miami Law’s clinics is named second runner up for The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2019 Paul...

Dean-Designate Varona Reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

It was a hot June night in New York City when the people hanging out inside the Stonewall Inn decided enough was enough. Scuffles broke out with police, riots ensued, and a revolution was born.

“This was one of several points in LGBTQ...