July, 2020

Environmental Law and Advocacy – Labor of Love for Alumna at Everglades Law Center

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16

Miami Public Interest Scholar and alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16, seems to have cracked the code for “walking the walk” when it comes to public interest study and...

Race and Collegiate Sports - Law Students and Athletes Unpack the Relationship

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Two of Miami Law’s student organizations, the Black Law Students Association and the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, recently hosted a virtual panel titled “The Intersection of Race, Law & Sports: A Virtual Conversation with...

Children & Youth Law Clinic’s Robert Latham Continues Charting FL Foster Care System During Pandemic

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Robert Latham, associate director and practitioner-in-residence at the Children & Youth Law Clinic, built an interactive website last year mapping the placements of every single child who passed through Florida’s Department of Children and...

Law Alumna Effects Change in DC Through Role in Government Affairs and Relations

Wednesday, July 29, 2020


Amanda Darlington, J.D. '12 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. ’12, is the Director of Government Relations for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). A licensed attorney and experienced...

Student with Healthcare Law Focus Interns Remotely at Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Emely Sanchez, a rising third-year law student who received her Master’s in Public Health in 2018, is spending her summer internship at the center of the pandemic universe. She is combining her law and healthcare...

Alumnus Forged Civil Rights Career Path through Groundbreaking Work with Immigration Clinic

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

As a law student, former Miami Public Interest Scholar Abraham Rubert-Schewel, J.D. ’14, focused on the areas of immigration law and human rights law, both of which laid the foundation for his career as an advocate.


Miami Law Hosts 30th Annual Bankruptcy Skills Workshop

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The 30th Annual Bankruptcy Skills Workshop focuses on where the practice of consumer bankruptcy is going and more complex issues that arise in the Southern District of Florida on Friday, August 7, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m...

Miami Law Alumna Creates Advocacy Program for High School Students

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Leah Storie, J.D. ‘07

What does every little kid want as a gift for the holidays? As an eight-year old in a small town on Christmas morning, Leah Storie, J.D. ‘07, couldn’t wait to get her hands on a new...

PREP Students Zoom with FL Association for Women Lawyers and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program conducted ethics training via Zoom with both the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. The conference topics highlighted...

Miguel A. Zaldivar, Jr., J.D. '95 Leads One of World's Largest Law Firms

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Miguel A. Zaldivar, Jr., J.D. '95

After decades of success as an international lawyer, Miguel A. Zaldivar, Jr., J.D. '95, now stands at the peak of his career. On July 1, 2020, he will become global CEO of...

Via Human Rights Clinic, 3L Fights Criminalization of Food Sharing for Miami’s Homeless

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

David Stuzin, 3L

After bringing home a master's degree in publishing from New York University and putting in time at Conde Nast, Scholastic, and Mashable, as well as building a brand for a wine startup,...

Professor Kathleen Claussen Appointed to US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement Roster

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Professor Kathleen Claussen

Professor Kathleen Claussen is one of ten Americans recently appointed by the parties to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to the USMCA dispute settlement chapter...