At this year’s 1L Orientation Student Organization Fair, the FIU Trial Advocacy Program and Trial Team were well represented, by Trial Team members Jackson Shuford, Elizabeth Utset, and Trial Team President Annasofia Roig.
Professor H.T. Smith recently lectured at the Second Annual Civil Trial Advocacy Boot Camp.
The Education Fund recently presented Professor H.T. Smith with the Sapoznik Insurance Public School Alumni Achievement Award at its 2018 “For the Love of Art” Charity Auction.
Professor H.T. Smith lectured on advanced theories and mechanics of cross-examination to 200 lawyers and judges during a Trial Skills Boot Camp.
Rafael Torres, outgoing president of the FIU College of Law Trial Team, has been awarded the Alex Alvarez Scholarship in Trial Advocacy.
Professor H.T. Smith spoke recently during a guided tour of Miami’s historic Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum.
Professor H.T. Smith, Founding Director of the FIU College of Law Trial Advocacy Program, recently participated as a guest commissioner in the Florida State Hearing for the National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ).
FIU College of Law Trial Team member Bertha Santana recently received a scholarship in trial advocacy from the Miami Chapter of ABOTA – the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Trial team champion Justin James Duran, has been awarded a scholarship by the Miami Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.