April, 2022

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For the First Time in Miami Law's History, Five Women Lead All Law Reviews

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Kayla Bokzam, Maggie Marquart, Megan Norris, Ashley Rahaim & Alyssa Vincent

The editors-in-chief of all five law reviews at Miami Law are women for the first time.

"It is a testament of...

Patricia Redmond, J.D. ’79, Bankruptcy Clinic Director, Elected Chair of American College of Bankruptcy – First Woman to Hold Position

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Patricia Redmond, J.D. '79

Patricia Redmond, J.D. ’79, was recently elected chair of the American College of Bankruptcy Board of Regents – the first woman to hold this position. Redmond, who directs Miami...

Hands-on Externship in Alcohol Law and Startup Clinic Leads Alumnus to Secure Position

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Rocky Vazquez, J.D. '21

Miami School of Law alumnus Rocky Vazquez credits much of his current success to his time at the University of Miami. Vazquez has a “sincere appreciation” for the Miami Law faculty,...

Miami Law and Partners Host Symposium on Holistic Approaches to Gender Violence

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

 

Reem Alsalem, Melissa Scaia, Interim Dean Nell Jessup Newton, Kalliope Mingeirou, Gloria Estefan, Denisse Córdova Montes

In April 2022, the Human Rights Program and...

Federal Bar Association Newsletter Features JD/LLM Student Awarded FBA Scholarship

Monday, April 25, 2022

Miami Law student Goel Damkani

Joint degree student Goel Damkani, who is working on his J.D./LL.M. in international arbitration and who completed his undergrad and legal education in Israel, won the...

Internships in Dubai and at UN Jump-Start International Law Careers for Recent Graduates

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Gita Howard, J.D. '21 and Anna Dellapa, J.D. '21

Gita Howard, J.D. '21, and Anna Dellapa, J.D. '21, understand how an internship through Miami Law can help start a career in international law. For Howard, it...

 Exonerees Inspire Innocence Clinic Students at Phoenix Innocence Network Conference

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Madison Monzon 2L, Victoria Touzinsky 2L, Jillian Kushner 3L, Director, Craig Trocino, Ashley Garcia 2L, Reunie Faustin 2L

The Miami Law Innocence Clinic traveled to Phoenix, Arizona, for the 2022 Innocence...

Recent Graduate's Research Paper on Sustainability Reporting Cited by the SEC

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

 

Kenya Rothstein, J.D. '21

A research paper written by Kenya Rothstein, J.D. ’21, when she was a Miami Law student in Professor Ileana Porras’ climate change law and policy course, was...

Foreign-Trained Lawyers Benefit from Career Development through Practicums and Externships

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Nieves Guzman, Juan Ariccio & Luis Guillen Martinez

On of the advantages foreign-trained lawyers enjoy at University of Miami School of Law is their ability to get practical experience. Amidst the...

Investor Rights Clinic Presents at 2022 SEC Investor Advocacy Clinic Summit

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Alfredo Dally, Peter Sitaras, Rayaan Hossain, Scott Eichhorn, Nicolas Geraci, Austin Booth, Michelle Adams

One avenue to gain experience in business and corporate law is via Miami Law's Investor Rights...

Miami Law and Florida Bar Tax Section Host National Tax Moot

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Miami Law's Team: Luis Blanco, Coach Mark P. Miskolczi & Marc A. Rodriguez Cue

The University of Miami School of Law hosted the 2022 National Tax Moot Court Competition, in cooperation with the Florida Bar's Tax Section, in person...

Miami Law Team Places Second in Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Evan Gilbert, 2L & Savannah Valentine, 2L

Through moot court competitions students get hands-on experience in specific areas of law like criminal law. Miami Law’s team of Evan Gilbert, 2L, and Savannah...

During Earth Month Miami Law and the Explainer Podcast Raise the Specter of Climate Change

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Environmental law is an area of strength for the law school, and all month, the law school along with the broader university community are engaging in events and advocacy to raise awareness of the urgency of addressing climate change...

Multinational Corporate Counsel Seminar on Post Pandemic Change Management & Role of In-House Counsel, Miami Law Hosts

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

The only school to be part of the Juncadella Corporate Counsel Group, the University of Miami School of Law is partnering with the JCCG and Morgan Lewis for a one-day CLE-approved corporate council seminar “Post Pandemic Evolution:...

Students Gain Legal Experience through HOPE's Pro Bono Legal Advocacy Alternative Spring Breaks

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

 

Jennifer Jimenez, Laura Curry & Omar Guzman-Toro

For many law students, spring break is an opportunity to catch up on reading and, if the weather is nice, head to the beach. In Miami,...

Alumna and Chief Diversity Officer + Shareholder at One of Largest U.S. Law Firms Speaks to Student Organizations

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

 

Nikki Lewis Simon, J.D. '99

Nikki Lewis Simon, J.D. ’99, and former adjunct in the litigation skills externship program, spoke at two events held at the University of Miami School of...

First-Generation Student Optimizes Career and Student Resources to Reach Goal to Create

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

2L Nicholas Pierre-Paul

Second-year law student Nicholas Pierre-Paul describes his experience at Miami Law as “incredible.” The Dean’s Merit Scholar, born in Brooklyn, New York, but raised in Pembroke Pines...

 Women Leaders Address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Global Entertainment and Sports Law + Industry Conference

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

It’s been called the hashtag that changed the Oscars.

After the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded all 20 acting nominations for the 2015 Oscars to white actors, activist April Reign tweeted “#OscarsSoWhite they asked...