ALUMNI

Michael Higer, JD '85, Named President of the Florida Bar for 2017
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Florida Bar has named Michael J. Higer, J.D.’85, president for 2017. The Miami Beach native will be sworn in at the Florida Bar Convention in Orlando in June to lead the more than 100,000 member organization.

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H.T. Smith, JD '73, Urges Graduates to Use Knowledge as 'Rocket Fuel'
Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Alumnus H.T. Smith tells 900 graduates at the 2015 fall commencement to chase their dreams.

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Civil Rights Champion H.T. Smith, JD '73, Speaks at Commencement
Wednesday, December 16, 2015

University of Miami trustee and alumnus H.T. Smith Jr., who withstood “the withering cold of Jim Crow” to become one of Miami’s most distinguished lawyers and civic leaders, will be the speaker at the University’s fall commencement ceremony on...

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Judge A. Jay Cristol Makes Leadership Gift to Endow Chair in Bankruptcy
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Judge A. Jay Cristol, who graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1959, and is Chief Judge Emeritus of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, recently made a $2 million commitment to create the Judge...

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Former HOPE Fellow Thomas Hart, JD ’10, Does Health Advocacy for Disabled and Underserved
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Inspired by people in Washington, D.C. who had all the “cool” jobs, Thomas Hart, JD ’10, decided to pursue a legal education. Hart searched diligently for schools that had a range of public interest programs, professors with practical...

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Former Miami Scholar Kevin Probst, JD '07, Still Committed to Public Interest Law at Legal Services of Greater Miami
Thursday, November 19, 2015

There are some lawyers who are consumed by righting the wrongs a client has experienced. They work tirelessly to channel their frustration about systemic flaws into advocacy to improve a client’s situation.

Miami Law alumnus Kevin...

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Law School Building Named in Honor of Laurie Silvers, JD ’77, and Husband Mitchell Rubenstein
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered at the School of Law last week to dedicate the Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Hall.  The E building, which houses some of the law school’s award-winning clinics, was renamed in a...

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Miami Law Alumnus Horacio Gutierrez Named General Counsel of Microsoft
Monday, November 9, 2015

Horacio Gutierrez, JD '98, was recently named the new General Counsel of Microsoft.

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Alumni Receive Awards at Miami-Dade Judicial Reception
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Six prominent Miami Law graduates were honored by the Law Alumni Association on Oct. 21 at the annual Miami-Dade County Judicial Reception. The Honorable Stanford Blake, JD ’73, the Honorable Kevin Emas, JD ’82, and Abigail Price-...

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Miami Law Alumna Is a Force Fighting Discrimination in Washington D.C.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Mindy Reinstein, JD ’08, is a natural leader who has long sought to pursue a career in public service.  In her current position as the Anti-Defamation League’s Associate Director of Government & National Affairs, Reinstein represents the...

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