Administration & Staff
Ana Bierman, Assistant Dean of Career Planning and Placement
Ana has more than seven years of experience advising students and attorneys about their career choices. Following law school, Ana worked in the corporate departments of a national law firm and a major technology company. She also opened the Miami office of a national attorney search firm. Ana received her juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania, and her BA from Cornell University.
Randee Godofsky Breiter, Assistant Director
Randee received her juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. She has worked in Career Planning and Placement for over 15 years and has also done private recruiting. Randee has practiced family law in the public sector and taught various legal courses to pre-law undergraduates.
Jessica Michelle Ciminero, Employment Coordinator
Jessica received her juris doctor from FIU College of Law, and her BA from University of Florida. During her time at FIU Law, Jessica worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Hannibal Travis in the areas of intellectual property, cyberspace law, and international law. Some of her research focused on theories of norm development for digital media as well as Internet censorship and regulation.
Alina Rivero, Office Manager
Jessica Hernandez, Office Assistant
The Florida International University College of Law is dedicated to enhancing student’s exposure to and knowledge of various practice areas. The faculty members who serve as advisers to the CP&P are experienced lawyers who advise students on the practical realities of working in a particular area of law. The faculty advisers are available to assist students who are interested in pursuing opportunities in a particular practice area, be it a summer internship, or a post-graduation career. The addition of faculty advisers allows students access to both individuals and networks that complement the services of the CP&P advisers and staff.
H. Scott Fingerhut, Assistant Director, Trial Advocacy Program
Professor Fingerhut counsels students who are interested in careers focusing on criminal law – with an emphasis on positions with the offices of the state attorney and the public defender.
Angelique Ortega Fridman, Assistant Professor of Legal Skills and Values
Professor Ortega Fridman advises students who are interested in positions with large and mid-sized law firms.
Juan Carlos Gomez, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Gomez counsels students who are interested in careers in immigration law.
Ila J. Klion, Assistant Professor of Legal Skills and Values
Professor Klion advises students who are interested in judicial clerkships – both in federal and state courts.