November, 2017

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Every semester, the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits with legal service organizations in Miami to present customized CLE legal ethics trainings. In October, PREP’s director, Jan L. Jacobowitz, and PREP students visited both...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Racial profiling and police killings will be the focus Professor Donald Jones’s discussion at the 2017 Miami Book Fair International, in conjunction with his latest book, Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A panel discussion about human trafficking in the Caribbean was hosted by the Association of Caribbean Law Students in conjunction with the Children and Family Law Society on Thursday in Miami Law’s Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge....

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Lauren Quattromani, Jeremy Ben-David & Benjamin Wolkov

Nestled among the art-covered walls of Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, a unique law firm resides. Founded in early 2016, AXS Law Group stands out from the traditional...

October, 2017

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A unique feature of Miami Law's LL.M. programs is the select program size and the mentoring students receive from faculty. Juan Pablo Moyano Garcia, who received his LL.M. in International Law (U.S. and Transnational for Foreign-Trained Lawyers)...

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Fred S. McChesney, a leader in applying economics to the study of law, and the holder of the de la Cruz-Mentschikoff Endowed Chair in Law and Economics at the University of Miami School of Law, died Thursday morning in Maryland after battling a...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Students are drawn to Miami Law’s White & Case LL.M. in International Arbitration not only because it is taught by the top arbitrators in the world and offers intern and externships at the most prestigious firms, but graduates of...

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

When a lawyer is committed to advocating for others who are marginalized in our legal system, it often leads to a lifelong career of public service. Allen Popper, JD ’85, is a public defender who has served The Legal Aid Society in New York...

September, 2017

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Picture this: A lawyer is conferring with a client. The attorney is behaving in a manner that serves her interests, rather than that of her client. An observer calls a halt to the meeting, and a replacement takes the place of the offending...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Students in the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. program jump started their post-graduate careers by spending the summer at firms and institutions around the world. The program develops practitioners that are well rounded and...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Miami Law launched LawWithoutWalls to foster team-created, innovative solutions to problems in legal education and practice, and the 2017 LawWithoutWalls winning Project of Worth — “Ithaca” — does just that. The in-house innovation hub Fuse at...

August, 2017

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville rallies, many of us find ourselves wondering if the right to free speech protected under the first amendment is working exactly as it should. Miami Law hosted a forum featuring a panel of six distinguished...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wifredo Fernandez, or Wifi (pronounced wee-fee) as he is known, is guided by persuasive personalities and oblique connections.

Wilfredo Fernandez, 1L

As an undergrad at the...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

First Assistant County Attorney Geri Bonzon Keenan, Assistant County Attorney Erica Zaron, Noelia Vaccaro, Alessandria San Roman, County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams, Justin Boyd

Every semester Miami Law’s Professional...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Environmental preservation has always been important to Miami Law alumna Kelly Cox, who received a joint degree in Law and Marine Ecosystems and Society in 2016. Cox, a Staff Attorney and Program Director at Miami Waterkeeper, and current Interim...

July, 2017

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Each semester the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics seminars. This Spring, PREP presented at the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, alongside three...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center’s Fellows Program grants stipends and provides support to dedicated law students who spend a summer serving marginalized populations through unpaid internships at non-profit and governmental organizations...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

James Valencia

A cold war has raged in the brain of James Valencia since high school.

The left side, entrenched in math and science, marches steadfastly toward a career in medicine. The right side stayed busy...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Lawyers in Florida have a new leader - Michael Higer, a South Floridian has taken over as the Florida Bar's 69th president.

Higer is in his first month of a one-year term leading the 104,000 lawyers in the...

June, 2017

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Moot court success is synonymous with the University of Miami School of Law.

In the 2016-17 academic year, Miami Law students travelled across the globe arguing in some of the most prestigious international moot competitions in English...

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Miami Law’s Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program provides a platform for law school students to interact with attorneys, judges, and legal professionals regarding the ethical challenges that confront today’s legal profession....

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The monthly intake meeting at the South Florida AIDS Network had a decidedly different flavor last week when students from Miami Law’s Health Rights Clinic visited with Scottish counterparts from the University of Strathclyde Law...

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Miami Law’s International Moot Court team of Javier Roldan Cora, 2L, Alejandra Chinea, 2L and Leticia Mora, J.D. ’17, placed six out of 65 teams from around the world at the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition at The Hague,...

May, 2017

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Mariana Briceño (Photo courtesy of Sandy Campbell/Vanderbilt University)

As the gateway to Latin America, students at Miami Law have access to the unparalleled network of 150+ multinational companies with headquarters in...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

After the devastating Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Pauline Green, JD ’14, was one of many dedicated AmeriCorps teachers who pushed to stabilize a torn-apart school system in the heart of Louisiana. Working on the ground in Louisiana...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

PREP Interns Haley Moss, Marissa Shulman, & Matt Dennison

Each semester, the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Danny Sullivan took the long way home. The 27-year-old estate planning and tax attorney from the San Gabriel Valley of California grew up in La Verne and now practices in nearby Pasadena at Anglin Flewelling Rasmussen Campbell & Trytten LLP,...

April, 2017

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Third-year law student Jean Phillip “J.P.” Shami was recently named a 2017 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award winner. Shami, who serves as Executive Editor of the University of Miami Law Review, was one of ten law students across the...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

3L Jeffrey Mark Pierce

The road to Miami Law and ultimately to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office may have begun one day while Jeffrey Mark Pierce was standing for too long in a sweltering “foamy.”

For those of...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2L Jean Strickland and 3L Joshua Bautz had the spotlight when they squared off recently for an audience of securities attorneys and arbitrators at the Palm Beach County Bar Association Securities Law Committee’s annual seminar....

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Four students from Miami Law’s International Moot Court team advanced to the semifinal rounds and won two Honorable Mention awards at Moot Madrid 2017, an international commercial arbitration competition that is conducted entirely in Spanish....

March, 2017

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Monday, March 06, 2017

The University of Miami School of Law’s first interdisciplinary course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement will be open to all students and faculty March 9 when Alicia Garza, one of the founding members of BLM, will come to campus and talk...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Second-best team award

Part 1 of 2 Stories Volodymyr Ponomarov, a 2017 White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. candidate, recently won best oralist – and a $1,000 cash prize – at the Florida Bar International...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises hosted the University of Miami Law School on their ship Enchantment of the Seas for a panel discussion around trending issues in maritime law to celebrate the launch of Miami Law’s Master of Laws program in Maritime Law....

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

There is not much Freddie Brackin enjoyed more growing up than spending time playing sports or attending sporting events with his father, Brice. They were hardcore Auburn football fans, but really, most any game would do. They even started a...

February, 2017

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Performing well in courts takes smarts, skills, dedication, and perseverance. The National Jurist looked at schools that have excelled in moot court competition.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Francisco Reyes Villamizar, LL.M. ’93, has helped change the legal landscape in his native Colombia, smoothing the way for increased trade, investment, and business activity. Internationally recognized for his dedication to public service,...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Arrest records can prevent young people from getting their first jobs or qualifying for certification in certain fields.  Recently, Miami Law’s Children and Youth Law Clinic educated youth on sealing and expunging arrest records at the...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Professor Michael Reisman, the Myers S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, recently spoke at the second annual Carolyn Lamm/White & Case International Arbitration Lecture at Miami Law where he discussed “The Empire...

January, 2017

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Friday, January 20, 2017

This year's list of The Most Influential People in Legal Education recognizes leaders who are shaping the future of law schools.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Like most good sons, Luiz Miranda always wanted to make his father proud. The senior Miranda is a legend in his son’s mind: a highly respected attorney on two continents, a charismatic leader who draws admirers like a Pied Piper, and a trusted...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Each semester the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program visits local bar associations to provide legal ethics seminars. This fall PREP presented at the South Miami-Kendall Bar Association and the Coral Gables Bar Association....

Thursday, January 12, 2017

German native Luca Thönes was awarded the first-ever International Arbitration LL.M. E-Fellows Scholarship, which provides a half-tuition award to a participant of the E-fellows LL.M. Day in Frankfurt, Germany.   ...