December, 2014

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Brendan Corrigan was destined to practice public interest law where it intersects with politics. He formed a students’ union, in fourth grade, at his Pennsylvania Catholic school. Then he represented his union in presenting a list of grievances...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Third-year law students Diana Jordan and Bethany Bandstra successfully petitioned the Juvenile Division 11th Circuit Court of Florida on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who fled her native Honduras due to a horrific family life. The court found that...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

For Jessalynn Rubio, 3L, the Miami STREET LAW Program taught her how to command the attention of high school students – a challenging task, according to Rubio.

“High school students are incredibly transparent,” said the Miami...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Left to right (front row): Dartmouth Ethics Institute Director Aine Donovan, Dartmouth students Vungelia Glyptis, Erin Weldon, Sera Kwon, Michelle Li, Jake Bayer. (back row): Dartmouth students Terren Klein, Evelyn Weinstein, Sarah...

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Miami Law is launching a three-part CLE* series, “Mindfulness for Lawyers,” exploring the connections between mindfulness and the practice of law, the science of mindfulness, and a selection of mindfulness practices.

Two...

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Cuban-born Miami Law student Jose Vazquez has served as an intern for the Miami STREET LAW program, helping to teach high school students about law, crime prevention, conflict resolution, youth advocacy, and the fundamental principles of...

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Vanessa Joseph has a huge heart. She is a smart, driven, no nonsense beauty. The triple ‘Cane earned a B.A. in Political Science before tucking in to a Masters degree in Public Administration. Upon completion, Joseph determined that two degrees...

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Joseph Matthews (3L), Coach Andrew Riccio, Benjamin Keime (2L) & Abirami Ananthasingam (3L) in Frankfurt, Germany. Full-Size Photo

From Las Vegas, Nevada to Frankfurt, Germany to Madrid, Spain, the moot court teams...

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Left to right: Brittany Brooks, Jacqueline Frisch, Sam Bookhardt, Gina Raijman, Assistant State Attorney & Director of Training, Tom Headley, Jan L. Jacobowitz, Andrew McCarten​

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility...

Monday, December 01, 2014

The University of Miami School of Law partners with fifteen schools in nine countries in its International Exchange Programs, and entails not just Miami Law students heading overseas, but also international students from those same...

Monday, December 01, 2014

Pictured from left: Shanise Lawrence, Bethany Bandstra, Trinity Jordan, Donald Guerrazzi, Jacqueline Frisch, Yuliya Novik, Frank LoGrippo, and Alexis Alvarez

 

Miami Law's Litigation Skills Program ...

Monday, December 01, 2014

Bernard Mandler, class of 1951, died last month at the age of 87. He practiced law in Miami Beach for over 60 years and was actively representing clients until last year.

Mandler started a law firm on Lincoln Road with his fraternity...

Monday, December 01, 2014

Law students Nejla Calvo, 3L, Tara Irani, 2L, and Nancy Shalhub, 3L, have won scholarships from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Calvo received the Leesfield Scolaro, P.A. Scholarship, Irani was awarded the Alexandra Bach...

Monday, December 01, 2014

Ukrainian Liliia Iemchenko, a graduate of the Yaroslav the Wise National Law University – the top law school in Ukraine – was named the 2015 Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholar.

The scholarship was established in 2012 and is the only full...