April, 2021

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Children and Youth Law Clinic Interns Work with Crossover Youth Inspires Them to Change Criminal Justice Law

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Children and Youth Law Clinic students

A 19-year-old Guatemalan immigrant, "Gustavo," was grappling with his place in the world as a crossover youth (those involved in the criminal justice and foster care...

Virtual Hoffman Forum Event Addresses Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Art Museums & Universities

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Art museums, universities, and colleges are vitally critical educational institutions in the United States. In the face of the intertwined crises of 2020, these sectors have redoubled their equity, anti-racism, and social justice...

Billboard Names Miami Law Alumni to Best Music Lawyers of 2021 List

Monday, April 12, 2021

The University of Miami School of Law’s programs in Entertainment and Sports Law have garnered recognition, and this year our alumni, adjunct faculty, and program cohorts stand out in Billboard Magazine’s list of the nation’s best...

Alumna Uses Joint Degree to Land NY Dream Job at Universal Music

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Samantha Finkel, J.D./LL.M.'19

Samantha Finkel, a 2019 graduate of the J.D./LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Program, is the business & legal affairs manager for the East Coast labels at...

March, 2021

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Miami Law Alumna Chosen to Serve on Biden Environmental Law Team

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Craig Kronenthal, J.D. '09, and Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09

President Joe Biden recently named Sara Gonzalez-Rothi, J.D. '09, as the White House's first adviser focused solely on water.

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Miami Law Joins Pulitzer Center, Howard University Law, Squire Patton Boggs, in 1619 Project

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

 

The University of Miami School of Law partnered with the Pulitzer Center, the Howard University School of Law and the Racial Justice initiative by the Squire Patton Boggs Foundation and its Deans’ Circle to launch...

Investor Rights Clinic Fellows Conduct Clinic’s First Virtual Mediation

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Yelan Escalona, 3L (top left); Katie Johnson, 2L (top right) and Andrea Ochoa Lozano, 3L (bottom). 

In mid-February, a little over a month before a scheduled three-day arbitration hearing against a...

Next Generation of Miami Law Women in International Arbitration

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Noozyara Eshaba, Natalia Jaramillo , Arundathi Venkataraman, Ana Sarmento, & Thaís Dourado

This month, for Women’s History Month, the White & Case International Arbitration...

February, 2021

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Miami Law’s Trial Team Wins Region 6 Finals - Heads to National Championship

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Known for its strong trial advocacy programs, Miami Law's trial team of Ashley Meyer and Andres Chinchilla, both 2Ls, made it to the Region 6 finals of the National Trial Competition (NTC). Hosted by the Texas Young Lawyers Association...

Toy Story 2: Revisiting Miami Law's Alumni Toymakers Extraordinaire

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Laura and Judd Zebersky, J.D. '93

When we last left the Toymakers Zebersky "Lawyers in Toyland," in October of 2014, the Miami Law alums were raising three children, designing licensed toy lines and...

Chilean Lawyer Selected as Young ICCA Scholar for 2020-2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

 

Cristian Zannier

Cristian Zannier has been named the 2020-2021 Young ICCA Full-tuition Scholarship winner. Born in Bolivia but raised in Chile, Zannier is the first Young ICCA Scholar to...

PreLaw Magazine Gives ‘A’ Rankings to Miami Law for Technology Law, International Law & Trial Advocacy

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The PreLaw Magazine Winter 2021 issue has once again given high numbers to Miami Law in a variety of areas.

‘A’ for Tech Law

The law is increasingly tech-driven - from the way law firms do business, to the way...

January, 2021

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International Arbitration LL.M. Alumni Feature:  Elena Fontanelli, Deputy Counsel, ICC Court of Arbitration, Paris, France

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

 

Elena Fontanelli, LL.M. '18

Name: Elena Fontanelli

Year of International Arbitration LL.M.: 2018

Country of Origin: Italy

Law School attended: University of...

Jaret Davis, JD ’99, Reaffirms Commitment as Social Justice Advocate at Miami Law Workspace Rededication

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Jaret Davis, J.D.'99 & B.A.'96

Jaret Davis, J.D. ’99 and B.A. ’96, saw 2020 as an inflection point for social justice in the United States. In the wake of the murder of 46-year-old George Floyd in...

Students Hone Social Justice, Public Interest, Criminal Law and Family Law Skills Participating in Alternative Winter Break Projects

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Myles Crandall, Hayley Goodman & Jillian Kushner

During the winter break, over 30 Miami Law students helped to build their legal skills in the areas of social justice and public interest, family law, and...

Professor Kunal Parker Discusses President Biden’s Immigration Executive Order

Friday, January 22, 2021

Professor Kunal Parker

Many of President Biden’s day one executive order targeted turning back the previous administration’s immigration policies. Professor Kunal Parker, author of Making Foreigners:...