August, 2021

Panel Discusses Emerging Ethical Issues in Virtual Pretrial and Trial Practice

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

As the global pandemic descended, a sudden technological shift occurred within the practice of law. Miami Law’s Legal Profession Program at the Center for Ethics and Public Service and the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association recently...

Miami Law Adds Value to Student Support Teams and Legal Writing Faculty

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Steven Maxwell, Erin Okuno, Odetta Clarke, and Jack Townsend

As Miami Law ramps up again for a brand-new academic year, numerous new hires round out and complement available services for students.


Miami Law Launches New Transactional Skills Program

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Marcia Weldon

The University of Miami School of Law recently rolled out a Transactional Skills Program with Marcia Narine Weldon at the lead.

The program enables students to leave law school with a...

Fundamentals of U.S. Law Summer Program Designed for International Law Students

Wednesday, August 25, 2021


This summer, Miami Law created a new online program – U.S. Law in Action - uniquely designed for international law students and recent foreign-trained law graduates looking to develop a basic understanding of how U.S....

Strong Incoming Class Reflects Miami Law’s Legacy of Illustrious Women Lawyers

Monday, August 23, 2021

Miami Law held its first in-person orientation in more than a year and welcomed its academically strongest class ever of 393 students and the highest representation of women in Miami Law History.

With 43% more applications...

Longtime Adjunct, Extraordinary Lawyer Peter Lederer Dies

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Peter Lederer

Legendary global lawyer and LawWithoutWalls co-founder Peter Lederer died suddenly at home in New Milford, Connecticut Sunday, August 8, 2021.

Lederer’s association with Miami Law...

Top 10 -  In Four Areas, Miami Law LL.M. Programs Make Lists in Worldwide Rankings

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The University of Miami School of Law has been selected among the top ten schools in 2021 on LL.M. Guide's Top LL.M. Programs By Speciality. Miami Law’s Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law LL.M. was listed for Sports Law and for...

Rising 2L Interns at the Department of Justice in New York; Experiences Criminal Law First-Hand

Wednesday, August 18, 2021


During her post-1L summer, Miami Law student and Miami Public Interest Scholar Lauren O’Neil has been interning with the office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, the chief federal law...

Entertainment Track of the EASL Graduate Program Announces Exciting Changes in Leadership

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Ivy Kagan Bierman and Gwen Marcus

Ivy Kagan Bierman, entertainment partner and chair of the Entertainment Labor Practice at Loeb & Loeb, LLP, has been appointed as the new director of the Entertainment,...

New Directors Named for Startup Clinic 

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Daniel Barsky and Jaime Rich Vining

Miami Law named Jaime Rich Vining and Daniel Barsky co-directors of the Startup Clinic, formerly known as the “Startup Practicum.”

Law students in the clinic –...

Law Reviews Class – UMLR, Business, Inter-American, Int'l & Comparative, and Race & Social Justice - Announced for 2021-22

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

After the successful completion of the 2021 Law Review Writing Competition, Miami Law’s five law reviews are pleased to announce their incoming candidate class for the 2021-2022 academic year.

University of Miami Law Review...

Rising 2L Interns at Salesforce; Experiences Technology Law Up Close

Wednesday, August 11, 2021


Kayla Lawless, 2L

Miami Law rising 2L Kayla Lawless has spent her summer as an intern in the legal department of Salesforce, a cloud-based, customer-relationship management software company...

The Miami Law Explainer Podcast is Back with Season Seven

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Miami Law’s own legal affairs podcast, the Miami Law Explainer, returns on August 23 with season seven of experts diving into, drilling down, and sussing out the context and relevance of in-the-headlines issues.

The season...

Real Property Development LL.M. Program Participates in Miami Law’s 2021 Summer Legal Academy

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

For a second year in a row, faculty members and leaders from Miami Law’s Real Property Development LL.M. Program participated in the highly successful Miami Law’s Summer Legal Academy, a virtual program for college students- primarily...

International Arbitration Alumni Feature: Ndifreke “Ndi” Uwem, J.D./LL.M. ’19, Associate, Akerman LLP, Miami, FL, USA

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Ndifreke “Ndi” Uwem, J.D./LL.M. '19

Name: Ndifreke “Ndi” Uwem Country of Origin: Nigeria Year of J.D./LL.M.: 2019 Law School(s) attended: Bachelor of Laws, University of Jos, Nigeria; Barrister-at-Law,...

In 85 Countries and All 50 States, Miami Law Alumni Base Surpasses 25,000

Thursday, August 05, 2021

The University of Miami School of Law is proud to announce that the Miami Law tried-and-true alumni base has reached a milestone and passed 25,000 (25,812 graduated alumni as of July 2021). With graduates living and working in all...

Biden Administration Appoints Miami Law’s Caroline Bettinger-López to Gender Policy Council

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

President Joe Biden with Professor Bettinger-López

The White House has appointed Caroline Bettinger-López as a Special Advisor on the White House Gender Policy Council, charging her with assisting in...

Former Notre Dame Law School Dean to Serve as Miami Law Interim Dean

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Nell Jessup Newton, a female trailblazer in legal education, will steer the School of Law during the search for its new dean.

As the University of Miami School of Law welcomed first-year students for orientation on Monday, President...