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  • Small Business Clinic - Law
    Gómez Mary Gundrum Stephen K Harper Phyllis Diane Kotey Laverne Pinkney Supervising Attorneys Request Assistance Community Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law The Small Business Clinic SBC formerly known as the Community Development Clinic is FIU Law s transactional clinic offered for five graded credits The SBC provides basic corporate legal assistance to for profit small businesses entrepreneurs and non profit organizations that cannot afford to pay market rates for legal services The purpose of the SBC is to give students hands on experience handling transactional legal problems while providing assistance to small business owners in the greater Miami area The SBC provides an opportunity for these businesses to implement legal protections and business structures available within our legal system and to obtain guidance in complying with a variety of legal requirements Among the services the SBC offers are entity formation contract review and preparation review and drafting of commercial real estate documents preparation of trademark and copyright applications and preparation of tax exempt applications for 501 c 3 status The SBC represents clients only on business transactions and does not work on litigation matters The SBC provides FIU Law students with the unique opportunity to acquire skills training and practical experience in working with business clients These experiences which include counseling real businesses entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizational clients help students bridge the gap between law school and the practice of law in a transactional legal environment Credits Five credits Time Commitment Average 17 hours a week minimum of 238 hours for the semester which includes case work supervision and seminar Faculty Adjunct Professor John Little Prerequisite 45 credits Professional Responsibility and Business Organization Co Requisite Professional Responsibility and Business Organization Certification Not required Contact Phone Number 305 348 3482 Admissions Juris Doctor

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/clinical-program/small-business-clinic/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Judge Aaron B. Cohen Judicial Externship Program - Law
    Aid 11200 SW 8 Street RDB 1055 Miami FL 33199 305 348 8006 phone lawadmit fiu edu e mail Quick Search Search for 2015 Publications 2015 Viewbook 2015 Factsheet A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and New York University Law School Judge Aaron B Cohen was admitted to the New York Bar in 1941 He served as a Family Court Judge in New York State before retiring to South Florida Named in his honor the Judge Aaron B Cohen Judicial Externship Program reflects the commitment of Judge Cohen and FIU Law to providing students opportunities to gain firsthand experience as judicial externs The stipend is awarded to students who participate in non paid judicial externships Judge Cohen Oral History The College of Law and the Judge Aaron B Cohen Charitable Foundation have produced an oral history of Judge Cohen Judge Aaron B Cohen Externship Scholarship Requirements Enrolled at the College of Law in good academic standing with at least one year of course work completed U S Citizen or permanent resident who has demonstrated long lasting ties to either Palm Beach Broward Miami Dade or Monroe counties in Florida Unmet financial need as determined by the federal financial aid form FASFA Exemplary community service as determined by the applicants personal statement Shares a dedication to support the education of the next generation of lawyers To Apply Submit a typed personal statement double spaced two page maximum that describes the applicant s educational goals and how the externship will help fulfill those goals One 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher professor other professional who can attest to the student s academic potential leadership qualities and or community services within the past two 2 years Admissions Juris Doctor Program LL M Program Transfer Applicants Request Information Scholarships Financial Aid Visiting

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/lawadmit/scholarships/cohen/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Center for Professionalism & Ethics presents Guest Lecture Series - Law
    Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law Medical Legal Partnership Clinic Dannette Willory Domestic Violence Project NeighborhoodHELP Project Veterans Project Small Business Clinic Legal Externship Program Judge Aaron B Cohen Judicial Externship Program Pro Bono Program Center for Professionalism Ethics Center for Professionalism Ethics presents Guest Lecture Series Forms Experiential Learning Procedures Forms Experiential Faculty Michelle D Mason Juan Carlos Gómez Mary Gundrum Stephen K Harper Phyllis Diane Kotey Laverne Pinkney Supervising Attorneys Request Assistance Community Support Supporters Exp Learning Giving Florida Center for Capital Representation at FIU Law TOPIC Professionalism and Practice Expectations WHEN September 1 2015 at 5 30 p m RDB 1008 RSVP to Zoraya Ledesma at ledesmaz fiu edu Judge Thomas J Rebull 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida Judge Andrea Wolfson 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida Marsha G Madorsky Carlton Fields Jorden Burt Whitney Marie Untiedt Akerman LLP Admissions Juris Doctor Program LL M Program Transfer Applicants Request Information Scholarships Financial Aid Visiting Applicants Academics Registrar s Office Curriculum International Graduate Studies Legal Skills Values Academic Excellence Program AEP Experiential Learning Pathways to the Profession FIU Law Review Competition Teams Trial Advocacy Program Library About the Library Research Collections Library Student Services Faculty Services Information Technology

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/center-for-professionalism-ethics-presents-guest-lecture-series/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Experiential Learning Procedures/Forms - Law
    classroom and out in the field Students can not exceed more than 20 credit hours of experiential courses with a maximum of 12 credit hours in trial advocacy courses 12 credit hours of clinical courses or 12 credit hours of externship placements Legal Clinic The Legal Clinic allows students to represent clients in litigation and transactional work under the close supervision of the clinical faculty Students wishing to enroll will be required to complete an application and meet with the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Education Experiential Learning and Engagement to discuss her his academic and career plan Veterans Project Students will be working at the VA Hospital where they will provide intake services application assistance for benefits and other legal matters that affect veterans Domestic Violence Project Students will be working with victims of domestic violence in a wide range of legal matters This is a great opportunity for those interested in family law Externships Externships allow students to work in non profit law offices governmental agencies judicial chambers and general counsel offices Students wishing to enroll will be required to complete an application and meet with Professor Phyllis Kotey Director of the Legal Externship Program New Externship Placements Child Welfare Judicial Externship Students will be mentored and supervised by Judge Alan S Fine Interns will rotate through three legal residencies with the Department of Children and Families Regional Conflict and Guardian Ad Litem Program Experiential Courses Trial Adovcacy Trial Advocacy is an intensive course of study that teaches the legal mechanics and human dynamics of trying a lawsuit Appellate Advocacy Participation as a member of the Appellate Advocacy Team helps to develop brief writing and oral advocacy skills Pro Bono Requirement All students are required to complete 30 hours of pro bono service Pro bono programs offer opportunities

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/academics/learning/experiential-learning-proc/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Michelle D. Mason - Law
    New Jersey J D Rutgers University School of Law Camden Senior Associate Dean Mason joined FIU Law as founding Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Services in 2001 Mason s responsibilities have included the supervision of enrollment management operations admissions financial aid and registration the student development areas student affairs career planning and placement as well as oversight for the law school s various student outreach programming and pipeline initiatives Prior to joining the FIU Law Mason worked as Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment at Phillips Exeter Academy Associate Director of Admissions at Seton Hall Law School and Director Assistant Dean for Admissions at Vermont Law In 2010 Mason was tapped to serve as founding director for the FIU Law Center for Professionalism and Ethics The Center is dedicated to advancing research in the domain of ethics and to training individuals to embrace professionalism through accountability and a spirit of service to the community In the 2014 2015 academic year Mason changed administrative roles at the law school and was appointed as Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Education Experiential Learning and Engagement Mason has served on numerous committees including the Florida Bar Association Continuing Legal Education CLE Committee the Miami Dade County Public Schools Ethics Advisory Committee Vice Chair and the American Association of Law Schools AALS Section on Student Services Chair Currently she co chairs the FIU Fostering Panther Pride Initiative a college success program for former foster care students and the Algebra Project Miami Council an advisory board dedicated to assuring that Miami students have the ability and opportunity to fully access quality educational programs The strategic leveraging of civic engagement opportunities is a common thread in Mason s work As principal investigator she secured a national grant and directed the 2010 Council on Legal Education Opportunity CLEO Summer

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/michelle-d-mason/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Juan Carlos Gómez - Law
    T Smith joins several other local leaders in a roundtable discussion on this week s hot topics Hear what he has to say Professor Howard M Wasserman on the Supreme Court s decision on congressional districting December 9 2015 Read Professor Wasserman s recent SCOTUSblog Professor Ryan Stoa participating in COP 21 climate change talks in Paris December 7 2015 Professor Stoa is representing FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris Juan Carlos Gómez Director of Clinical Programs Director of the Carlos A Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic 305 348 3179 j cagomez fiu edu B A Florida International University with honors J D University of Pennsylvania Law School Juan Carlos Gómez has been defending the rights of individuals in immigration matters for the last twenty years During this time he has represented persons before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit the United States Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in complex immigration matters Within the field of immigration law he has helped thousands of individuals in situations including removal and deportation proceedings family immigration and the transfer of professionals and executives to the United States Mr Gómez counsels international and national corporations on compliance with immigration laws He also has coordinated teams of attorneys in multi forum conflicts to effectively resolve clients problems As an attorney for a Central American Refugee Project he coordinated the representation of thousands individuals in the Southeastern United States in a national class action He has represented refugees from every part of the world where there have been conflicts over the last two decades As director of East Little Havana Legal Services he led a team of attorneys to resolve the series of problems faced by clients in a holistic manner Mr Gómez is a highly sought

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/juan-carlos-gomez/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Mary Gundrum - Law
    several other local leaders in a roundtable discussion on this week s hot topics Hear what he has to say Professor Howard M Wasserman on the Supreme Court s decision on congressional districting December 9 2015 Read Professor Wasserman s recent SCOTUSblog Professor Ryan Stoa participating in COP 21 climate change talks in Paris December 7 2015 Professor Stoa is representing FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris Mary Gundrum Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor 305 348 7389 mgundrum fiu edu B A Alverno College cum laude J D University of Wisconsin Law School Mary M Gundrum is clinical visiting professor for FIU s Immigrant Children s Justice Program She comes to FIU from Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center where she was managing attorney litigation director for over 8 years Before that she was Associate Director at Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee and in two other legal services programs in Wisconsin and Florida doing impact litigation including class actions in state and federal court on behalf of low income and persons of color She also worked at the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York City a national civil rights group representing low income women of color She graduated cum

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/mary-gundrum/ (2016-01-02)
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  • Stephen K. Harper - Law
    Professor Howard M Wasserman on the Supreme Court s decision on congressional districting December 9 2015 Read Professor Wasserman s recent SCOTUSblog Professor Ryan Stoa participating in COP 21 climate change talks in Paris December 7 2015 Professor Stoa is representing FIU at the ongoing climate change talks in Paris Stephen K Harper Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor 305 348 7215 B A Haverford College J D Northeastern University School of Law Stephen K Harper teaches a course on the death penalty and is the supervising attorney in the death penalty clinic For 29 years he worked at the Miami Dade Public Defender Office the last 17 as Co coordinator of the Capital Litigation Unit He was primarily responsible for the gathering and presentation of mitigation evidence in capital cases From 1989 1995 he served as the Chief of the Juvenile Division In 2002 he took a two year leave of absence to coordinate the Juvenile Death Penalty Initiative a project ending with his oversight of the drafting and filing of amicus briefs in Roper v Simmons Harper has lectured nationally and internationally on both juvenile and death penalty issues He worked on the American Bar Association s American Bar Association s Guidelines Advisory Committee and participated in the revision of ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Counsel in Death Penalty Cases He has consulted with and advised the military defense team in case involving a child soldier in Guantanamo under the Military Commissions Act USA v Omar Ahmed Khadr and has consulted in the death penalty cases of Abdul Kabir v Quarterman and Brewer Quarterman In 1998 he received the American Bar Association s Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award for outstanding dedication and advocacy on behalf of delinquent youth In 2005 he received the Southern Center for Human

    Original URL path: https://law.fiu.edu/faculty/directory/stephen-k-harper/ (2016-01-02)
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