IN MEMORIAM

Family Creates Award in Memory of Stuart Markus, JD '57
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Miami Law alumnus Stuart Markus began practicing law in Miami in 1958 and worked as a trial attorney for 55 years. He was well-known for representing the “little guy,” often without accepting a fee. He was “the last small-town lawyer in this...

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Miami Law Mourns the Passing of Martin Fine, JD '49, Prominent Attorney and Activist
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Miami Law mourns the passing of alumnus Martin Fine, 86, who was a prominent attorney, community activist, and low-income housing advocate. Fine, a partner at the Holland & Knight law firm, graduated from Miami Law in 1949. A scholarship...

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Miami Law Mourns Passing of J.B. Spence, JD '51
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Miami Law alumnus J.B. Spence, an acclaimed litigator known as the Dean of Torts, died last Saturday (November 26, 2011) in Coral Gables. He was 89.

A specialist in personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases, Spence...

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Miami Law Remembers Thomas Randolph Cox, JD '76
Friday, October 21, 2011

Thomas Randolph Cox, JD '76, who practiced law in West Virginia and worked in the administration of Gov. John D. Rockefeller IV three decades ago, died on Wednesday. He was 62.

Cox's colleagues often referred to him as the people's...

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Miami Law Mourns the Passing of Professor Emeritus Walter Beckham
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Walter H. Beckham, former Miami Law professor and trial attorney, died Tuesday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina.

Beckham, who served as a professor of law from 1968-1982, was a legendary and much-loved torts teacher at Miami...

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Miami Law Mourns the Passing of Philanthropist F.W. "Mort" Guilford, J.D. '56
Thursday, September 15, 2011

F.W. "Mort" Guilford, philanthropist, attorney and devoted University of Miami alumnus, died September 14 at the age of 83.

Guilford, who received two degrees from UM – a B.B.A. in 1951 and a J.D. in 1956 – was a senior partner at the...

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In Memory of Raymond Michael Ranellucci
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Miami Law mourns the passing of Raymond Michael Ranellucci, JD '93, who was killed in a car accident on Monday, June 13, 2011.

Born in Albany, N.Y., Raymond attended Syracuse University and the University of Miami School of Law,...

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Miami Law Mourns Passing of Nancy Benitez
Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Miami Law mourns the passing of Nancy Benitez, who died on April 26 at the age of 88.

Mrs. Benitez was the wife of the late Professor Rafael C. Benitez, who founded the Comparative Law LL.M. program, the Inter-American Law LL.M....

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In Memory of Donna Gayle Bird, Dec. 30, 1964 - April 19, 2011
Thursday, May 5, 2011

Donna grew up in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, her Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from the...

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Students Honor Natasha Pettigrew at Barristers' Ball
Monday, March 28, 2011

Miami Law students presented the South Florida Bike Coalition with a $2,200 check in honor of Natasha Pettigrew – the law student who was struck and killed by a vehicle while riding her bike in the early morning hours last semester....

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