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(MIAMI, Florida, August 26, 2019) FIU College of Law Professors H. Scott Fingerhut and H.T. Smith have been recognized once again by The Best Lawyers in America for their courtroom prowess as trial lawyers.

Best Lawyers highlights the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the United States and is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  For more than three decades, in almost 70 countries, Best Lawyers has earned the respect of the bar, media, and public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

“With Passionate Principled Advocacy as our guidepost, we continue to insist that our Trial Lawyers-in-Residence demonstrate a consistent commitment to excellence.  And as mentors and coaches for our students, Scott and I strive to lead by example,” Professor Smith said.

Professor Smith is the Founding Director of the Trial Advocacy Program and teaches Advanced Trial Advocacy and Trial Advocacy.  Professor Fingerhut serves as Assistant Director of the program.  He teaches Trial Advocacy, Pretrial Practice, and Criminal Procedure.  The two professors also lead the FIU Law Trial Team.

To find out more about Professors Fingerhut and Smith and the FIU Law Trial Advocacy Program, visit here or call 305-348-8095.