October, 2020

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HOPE Fellow Finds Home in the World of Environmental Justice

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Before she started law school, you could probably find 3L and HOPE Fellow Natalie Cavellier in the water. A former college swimmer at UC Santa Cruz (where she wrote a thesis on Marine Protected Areas), one of the first things she did when she...

Miami Law and Miller School of Medicine Engage in Environmental Health Debate

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Whether working in a hospital or a court room, students at the University of Miami School of Law and Miller School of Medicine are confronted with systematic policies and practices within institutions that disadvantage certain racial...

Alumna’s Career in International Trade Law Spans the Globe

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Andrea Ewart, J.D. '00

Andrea Ewart’s career has taken her from her native Jamaica to Patrice Lumumba People’s Friendship University in Moscow, Russia, for her B.A., to the University of Miami, where she...

Moot Court Team Experiences Success at Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

3Ls Kassandra Cabrera and Fahim Gulamali

The Charles C. Papy Jr. Moot Court Board team of Fahim Gulamali and Kassandra Cabrera, both 3Ls, were semi-finalists out of thirty-two teams in the 2020 Emory Civil...

Lawyers Speak on their Experiences and Empowering Others in the Workplace at the Women’s Powerhouse Panel

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Pictured: Danielle Garno, Jaime Vining, Allison Freidin, and Cristina Scarano

Miami Law Women and the Entertainment and Sport Law Society hosted the Women’s Powerhouse Panel once again this...

Pro Bono Advocacy Runs Through the Veins of Miami Law Alumna

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lesley Mendoza, J.D. '02

In law school, even one class can have a tremendous impact on a student’s future career. For alumna Lesley Silverio Mendoza, JD ’02, that class was Public Interest Law with Professor...

Miami Law Alumnus Finds Passion in Protecting Imperiled Species

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Andrew Carter, J.D. '06

Andrew Carter, JD ’06, accepts that we will be engaging in an “existential fight” for the environment for the rest of his life. However, he feels it’s a battle that we just have to...

3L Committed to Social Justice Addresses Prisoners’ Rights and Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Lindsey Johnson, 3L

Lindsey Johnson entered law school with a long-held passion for criminal justice reform, prisoners’ rights advocacy, and death penalty defense. In fact, she has been working with people...

Alumna Actively Fighting for Social Change through Work at Miami-Dade Public Defender

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Devon Frampton, JD ’17

While some prospective law students may major in Political Science or English, Devon Frampton, JD ’17, arrived at Miami Law with a performing arts background. She attended an arts high...

HOPE Fellow Jason Clark Turns Passion for Protecting the Environment into Hands-On Advocacy

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jason Clark,3L

Growing up in Broward County as the son of two environmental scientists, 3L and HOPE Fellow Jason Clark always had a passion for the environment, whether fishing in South Florida’s waters or...

45th Annual Ralph E. Boyer Condo and Development Law Conference at Miami Law

Monday, October 26, 2020

 

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami Law and the Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium Law present the virtual 45th Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development conference on Thursday & Friday, October 29 & 30,...

Recent Miami Law Graduate Clerks for Honorable Mindy A. Mora on the Bankruptcy Court

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

 

Nicole McLemore, J.D. '19

Miami Public Interest Scholar alumna Nicole McLemore, J.D. ‘19, was first exposed to bankruptcy prior to applying to law school, when she worked as a bankruptcy...

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Accordance with Amicus Curiae Brief Drafted with Help from International Arbitration LL.M. Students

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Eleven students from the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program, under the supervision of Sandra Friedrich, lecturer in law and director of Miami Law’s International Arbitration Institute and LL.M. Program, assisted...

From Miami Law to Spotify, Alumnus and Expert in Intellectual Property Law Pays Forward and Pays Back

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Horacio Gutiérrez

As head of global affairs and chief legal counselor for the music behemoth Spotify, Horacio Gutiérrez is fully engaged in intellectual property law, joining the makers of Fortnite, and...

Miami Law Leadership Course Kicks off with NFL Legends

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 13, 2020) – NFL and Miami Law grad Marc Trestman, J.D. ’82, and NFL and UM grads Jim Kelly and Bernie Kosar will be joined by Peter Carfagna, co-director of the sports track in Miami Law's ...

Racial and Gender Bias Training for Law Students Focuses on Diversity

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Conducted virtually by the School of Law and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the session covered racial and gender bias and the ways in which stereotypes and negative societal views become internalized.