May, 2020

Grad Heads to D.C. for Fellowship at Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Gabrielle Wynn

For Gabrielle Wynn, law school had never been her goalpost.

As the daughter of a Maryland congressman and lawyer, she experienced law and admired leadership up close, having met...

Real Property Development LL.M. Program Celebrates Graduates Virtually

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Michael Ricci & Mahalaxmi Subramanian

The pomp and circumstance were missing, but the milestone of the accomplishment wasn't, as the ceremony went forward virtually for the graduates of the Robert...

Miami Law Offering Summer Course - “COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic”

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law is offering an online summer course, “COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic.”

The for-credit class will include two components: a doctrinal 2-credit course, taught by a different faculty...

Recent Graduate Awarded Prestigious Justice Catalyst Fellowship with Texas Civil Rights Project

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Alexis Bay

Recent graduate Alexis Bay, an active participant in Miami Law’s HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, was selected to receive the highly competitive Justice Catalyst Fellowship, a project-based...

Passion for International Law Takes Miami Public Interest Scholar to Supreme Court of Israel

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Maia Dombey

Maia Dombey, a Miami Public Interest Scholar and recent graduate, entered Miami Law with a determination to broaden her commitment to international law and international human rights.


Miami Law Launches COVID-19 Impact on Sports and Entertainment Summer Course

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The University of Miami School of Law is launching a timely course, “The Law of Force Majeure: The Impact of the COVID-19 on Sports and Entertainment,” as an online offering this summer.

Miami Law’s award-winning...

Commencement Speaker Heads to the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Meredith Shea, J.D. '20

Meredith Shea revels in challenges, from polo grounds to higher education.

This year’s chosen spring commencement speaker for the class of 2020 (ceremony now postponed until...

Students Virtually Flex Litigation Skills Muscles at Final Trials

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Virtual Litigation Skills Final Trials 

Right on schedule, the Litigation Skills Program held its final trials for the Lit Skills I class on April 18, 2020. Instead of taking place at the Gerstein...

Miami Law Takes Top Honors in The FL Bar Pro Bono Law School Challenge

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The Florida Bar Foundation announced the winners of the 2020 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge on April 29. The University of Miami School of Law won the top honor, the MVP Pro Bono Champion Award, for matching the most students...

Miami Law Wins Best Defendant’s Memo in Premier International Tax Moot Competition

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Miami Law team with Zacarias Quezada, J.D. / LL.M. '16, in the middle

A team from the International Moot Court Program —made up of 2L’s Rachel Ruffalo and Matthew Slootsky and 3L’s Harold Dantes-...

Miami Law’s Startup Practicum Dives In to Help Small Businesses in COVID-19 Frontline

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Miami Law’s Startup Practicum continues to dig in to help its clients deal with the impact of COVID-19. The first thing the Startup Practicum did was advise its startup clients on the new loan programs created by the CARES Act. Startup...

New Scholarship Honors Law Graduate Colonel Alice A. Kerr, Supports Veteran Students

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

A decorated veteran who served for 30 years in the United States Army, Colonel Alice A. Kerr, M.A.L.S. ’97, is about to reach another life milestone: graduating from the University of Miami School of Law.