Group photo of class of 2025

Strongest Credentialed Class in History - Miami Law’s Unparalleled Class of 2025

The University of Miami School of Law’s incoming class of 2025 came in strong, with the highest credentials of any in the law school’s history. Out of a competitive applicant pool of 4,072, Miami Law welcomed 360 J.D. students to campus this fall.


PreLaw Magazine badges

'A’ Grades Awarded to Miami Law for Business, Criminal, Family, Health, Human Rights, Technology Law

PreLaw Magazine’s Back to School and Fall 2022 issues have given high marks to Miami Law in business and criminal law, legal tech, health law, human rights, and child & family law.

 L to R: Judge Beth Bloom, J.D.
 ’88, Gabriella Pinzon, Judge Roy Altman, Gisell Landrian, and Justice John D.
  Photo by Stephen Chang

Amassing Best Moot Court Team – Yearly Competition is Reason Miami Law is 17th in U.S.

To accrue the best Papy moot team, every fall Miami Law hosts the internal John T. Gaubatz Moot Court Competition, the primary moot court contest at the School of Law.

Law students in the new clinics space.

New Clinical Program Facility Unveiled, Will Advance Already Top-Ranked, Robust Program

Miami Law recently inaugurated a new 7,500 square feet clinical program facility to provide state-of-the-art practical training for law students.

Jazmine Vera, J.D.
 '22 & 3L Chelsea Olivera

Miami Law Launches New Focus on Health Law 

To address the need for specialized practitioners, students can now take advantage of a curricular focus related to health law.


Extensive International Law Curriculum Expands

Human Rights Clinic Advocates for the Rights to Food, Health, and Housing at the U.N.

Immigration Clinic Wins in 11th Circuit

Investor Rights Clinic Returns Lost Retirement Savings to Senior Client

Litigation Skills Program Launches Sponsored Continuing Legal Education Program

Externship Programs Serve as Springboard to Careers


Professor Caroline Mala Corbin

Professor Caroline Mala Corbin Elected to the American Law Institute

By participating in the Institute’s work, its distinguished members can influence the development of the law.

Professor Donna Coker

Professor Donna Coker Named Recipient of the Mary E. Doyle Award

Miami Law Women presents the honor to a law faculty member who displays outstanding service, scholarship, and mentorship.

Professor Marcia Narine Weldon

Led by Marica Weldon, Miami Law Launches Transational Law Concentration

Miami Law's program enables students to leave law school with a solid background in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts.

Albert Jan van den Berg

Top International Arbitrator Named Distinguished Faculty Co-Chair of Postgraduate Law Program

Albert Jan van den Berg is a founding partner of the seminal Hanotiau & van den Berg law firm in Brussels.


Scott Rogers Publishes Book on Mindfulness for Law Students

Miami Law Professors Engage at Annual Academic Conference in the Americas

Professor Kunal Parker Writes Essay in Book on Bill of Rights

Professor Bernard Perlmutter Writes Chapter in Book Justice Outsourced

Six Leaders Join Prominent Advisory Board

Tina Portuondo Inducted into the NAEPC Estate Planning Hall of Fame


Frank A.
 Citera, J.D.
 ’83, Deborah Enix-Ross, J.D.
 '81 and B.A.
 '78, Hilarie Bass, J.D.
 '81, Edith G.
 Osman, JD ’83, and Dean David Yellen

Deborah Enix-Ross Installed as New President of American Bar Association

The leading organization of lawyers in the U.S. has had only 11 women presidents in its history and the '81 graduate is the 3rd Miami Law woman to take the helm.

David Humphreys, J.D.
 '83 & Robert C.

Alumnus’ Generous Gift Creates Robert C. Josefsberg Endowed Chair in Criminal Justice Advocacy

A generous $3.45 million donation from David C. Humphreys, J.D. ’83, will honor a legendary criminal defense attorney and commercial litigator.

Scott Kornspan, J.D.
 '90, and Susan Fleischner Kornspan, J.D.

Major Gift from Alumni Couple Establishes Scholarship Program

Scott Kornspan, J.D. '90, and Susan Fleischner Kornspan, J.D. '90, are making a lasting impact by creating three endowed scholarships at the U.

Greg Fritzius, Ally Levy, Chuck Baker, Irwin Raij, Taylor Larson, Greg Levy

Big Law Comes to Miami – Hires Grads and Adjunct Faculty for Sports, Entertainment Law Group

Miami's wave of growth has extended into the legal marketplace as powerhouse firms make their way to South Florida and hire Miami Law alumni.


Donors Meet Scholars and See Firsthand How Support Propels Successful Careers

Anti-Defamation League honors distinguished lawyer, alumnus

Career Support + Miami Law Networks Helps Grad Secure In-House Corporate Job in Fashion Law

Miami Law Alumna Honors Mother with Bequest to Support Student Scholarships

Miami Law Alumni Take Awards from the Hispanic National Bar Foundation

Alumni Coaches Make Real Difference for the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board


Third-year law student Gabriella "Gabby" Teixeira at the COP27 in 
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Miami Law Students Have a Front Seat at United Nations COP27

Students in Miami Law's environmental law program engaged in Egypt at the 27th United Nations Climate Change conference.

Ukrainian lawyer Anastasiia Sydorenko

Ukrainian Lawyer Arrives at Miami Law as International Arbitration Scholarship Student

Ten days after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Anastasiia Sydorenko and her family fled Kyiv to find safe shelter.

Miguel Perez, J.D.

Law Student Establishes Scholarship for First-Generation Students

Miguel Perez, who originally hails from Medellin, Colombia, decided to establish a scholarship fund while still a student at Miami Law.

Florida Supreme Court

Miami Law Students Intern at the Florida Supreme Court

More than 90 Miami Law students have participated in the Florida Supreme Court program over the past 20 years.


First Students Enroll in New SJD Program at Miami Law

Second-Year Law Student Mentors and Fills Need for South Dade Senior High School Students

White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship Awarded to Peruvian Lawyer

Human Rights Clinic Advocates for the Rights to Food, Health, and Housing at the U.N.

Lawyer from the Republic of Georgia is Named the 2022-2023 Young ICCA Scholar


Jan 9-13   Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning | More Information

Jan 26-27   Miami Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum | More Information

Feb 10-11   University of Miami Law Review Symposium | More Information

Mar 2-3   2nd Annual Art of the Sneaker Deal Conference and Competition | More Information

Mar 24-25   InterAmerican Law Review Symposium

Mar 30-31   Global Entertainment & Sports Industry Conference: Sport Law + Sport Industry | More Information

Apr 13   Food, Housing, and Racial Justice Symposium | More Information


Miami Law Explainer Podcast

Our expert faculty gives context, relevance, and significance to the news of the day. The top three podcasts of fall 2022 are:

S9 E1 Two Trials

Two cases in the courts have been closely watched recently -- the Parkland massacre and the Alex Jones/Infowars defamation case brought by two Sandy Hook massacre parents. Miami Law's innocence clinic director Craig Trocino unpacks them both.

S9 E2 Facing Eviction in an Impossible Market

For better outcomes, tenants need representation in eviction proceedings. Miami Law's Tenants' Rights Clinic Director Jeffrey Hearne unpacks the process and the need for more attorneys.

S9 E5 Abortion and Religion in the Sunshine State

The right to choose is in the headlines. Caroline Mala Corbin checks all the angles of the debate.

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