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Dean White

Dean Patricia D. White: A Decade of Visionary Leadership

Throughout an academic career that began in 1979 while still a practicing tax attorney, Dean Patricia D. White has been in the forefront of legal education. At Miami Law, she has repeatedly been recognized for her innovative strategies and influential thinking. Miami Law honors Dean White as she steps down as dean at the end of the Spring 2019 academic semester.
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Christopher Demos-Brown

On Broadway: '94 Playwright Sees Name in Lights

Christopher Demos-Brown loves to practice law and enjoys the life and the trial practice firm he and his wife have built. But he also has a not so secret passion as a playwright. His latest play, American Son, had a Broadway run this season.

Guillermo & Christina Levy

Alumni Couple Establishes 1st Generation Scholarship

Attorneys Guillermo Levy, J.D. '00, and Christina Ceballos-Levy, J.D. '00, created a scholarship fund that helps first-generation law students finance their education. "We felt it was a duty to be able to give back in some measure," said Levy.

MORE ALUMNI STORIES

11th Circuit Chief Judge Bertila Soto, J.D. ’89: Teaching at Alma Mater

Chief Judge Laurel M. Isicoff, J.D. ’82: A Leader in Bankruptcy

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

Bernard Perlmutter

Professor Bernard Perlmutter: Representing the Children

"I believe it is vital to give a child an opportunity to speak," says Bernard "Bernie" Perlmutter. The J.D. '83 who is co-director of the Children & Youth Law Clinic, as well as professor of legal education, is an influential advocate for children whose voices need to be heard in the legal system.

Marcia Weldon

Professor Marcia Weldon: Teaching Effective Legal Writing

A former litigator and in-house counsel for Ryder System, Professor Marcia Narine Weldon brings real-world experience to her courses. As a professor of legal writing, she has taught classes on negotiating and drafting contracts, corporate compliance, governance, and social responsibility.

Anthony Alfieri

Black, Poor and Gone: Professor Anthony Alfieri

"In the post-civil rights era, emerging urban research casts an important light on the past, present and future work of inner-city black churches, university-housed legal clinics, and anti-poverty and civil rights organizations," writes the founder and director of the Center for Ethics and Public Service.

Kathleen Claussen

Miami in Crosshairs of U.S. Trade Policy: Professor Kathleen Claussen

"At the crossroads of both north-south and east-west trade lanes and with the highest numbers of international freight traffic of any city in the United States, Miami feels the impact of developments in the global marketplace," writes Professor Kathleen Claussen.

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Professor Andrew Elmore Examines the Intersection of Employment, Labor, and Tort Law

Forward Thinker Comes Full Circle – Michael Chiorazzi Leads Law Library as New Director

STUDENTS & PROGRAMS

Clinics

Miami Law’s In-House Clinics Give a Voice to the Unheard

If Marvel comics or Hollywood was doing the naming, Miami Law's clinics might be known as the "Social Justice League." They don't wear capes, but to the people they represent, Miami Law's legal clinic programs are heroes.

Malik Thurgood Ramelize

Wayward Path to Law Plays Role in Future as Public Defender

3L Malik Thurgood Ramelize is determined to make a mark, beginning with the lives of individuals, and especially since he knows the people he meets in jail and defends in court. It could easily have been him.

Kellie Portie

Kellie Portie Brings Truly International Background to International Arbitration

The J.D./LL.M. in International Arbitration learned English in Mozambique, moved back to her native Cuba, became a lawyer, and after competing in her home country's first moot, followed her fascination with arbitration to Miami Law.

Angel Sanchez

2L Races Toward Redemption

Combating felony disenfranchisement is an issue close to Angel Sanchez's heart. The Miami Law student is one of the disenfranchised - in 1999, at just 16 years of age, Sanchez was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison for gang-related attempted murders.

MORE STUDENT STORIES

Circuitous Route to Law School Makes Sense for Biologist and Environmental Advocate

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 26-29   Managing Compliance Across Borders Program

July 15-26   Global Summer Academy: Legal English and Skills Program

October 3-4   44th Boyer Institute on Condo & Cluster Development

November 6-9   Homecoming & Reunions | More Information Coming Soon

November 14-15   Second International and Comparative Insolvency Law Symposium

December 12   Fall Commencement

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