August 2018
2018 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Boot Camp
August 9 – 11, 2018 - RSVP to VIP Reception and Free Training
In Collaboration with the Shepard Broad College of Law, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, and the College of Engineering and Computing, the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic will offer the first annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp. The program is designed to immerse entrepreneurs in the skills and disciplines needed to successfully launch a start-up business, with particular focus on those companies built on research, design, or innovation.
Over 400 alumni, NSU students, faculty and staff have preregistered for the Entrepreneur Boot Camp to be held on the Davie Campus of NSU.
Registration is open. Participants may attend for free or support the event with a VIP ticket that includes the VIP reception ($50). This training will also be streamed live to those that register.
Questions, please contact  Karen Rose Director of Alumni Relations, at NSU Law or call (954) 262-6303 .
Students News
On Campus Interview (OCI) Fall 2018

NSU Law students are invited to participate in our Fall 2018 On-Campus Interview Program (OCI) Session 1, held from August 27 – September 14, 2018. OCI allows students to apply to government, public interest and law firm employers for summer associate, law clerk and permanent employment.

Employers may also choose to participate in our Resume Collection Program. This program allows employers to receive resumes and application materials from students. The employers then have the opportunity to contact interested students directly to schedule interviews.
Bidding for the program began in Symplicity on July 12. To prepare, students should review the employer list and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to have their resume reviewed and to discuss their bid list.  
Practice Interview Program
August 8, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The Office of Career and Professional Development invites you to participate in the Summer Practice Interview Program . This exciting program will allow you to hone and develop your interview skills in preparation for Fall On-Campus Interviews. Attorneys from the following firms will be conducting practice interviews.
  • Kelley Kronenberg
  • McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya P.A.
  • Greenberg & Strelitz, P.A.
  • The Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi
  • Florida Entrepreneur Law, P.A.
  • Prieto Law Group
  • North Miami Beach City Attorney’s Office
  • Office of the Attorney General, 15th and 17th Judicial Circuits
Mentoring Breakfast
Friday, September 21, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Continental breakfast is included

  • Douglas M. McIntosh (J.D. 1981), President, McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya, P.A.
  • Alison Smith (J.D. 2003), Partner, Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Cole & Bierman
  • Jeffrey M. Wank (J.D. 2009), Partner, Kelley Kronenberg
Join us for a panel discussion and networking event with attorneys and students. Our distinguished alumni panelists will address key business principles, and the financial factors that impact attorney and law firm success.

Attending the Mentoring Program breakfasts is one of the Pillars of Professionalism required for the NSU Law Dean's Certificate of Professionalism.
Immigration Legal Screening Clinic
Saturday, September 29 | 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.

NSU Law students - This service opportunity will count towards the Mandatory Service Graduation Requirement and/or the Pro Bono Honor Program.

NSU Law, Americans for Immigrant Justice, Catholic Legal Services, and Hispanic Unity of Florida are partnering to provide free legal screenings to the community. 

With the help of partnering organizations, this pro bono immigration clinic will offer participants the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families with Know Your Rights presentations.   
NSU Law News
How to Build a Fictional World: Legal and Business Aspects of Pop Culture and Creative Industries
July 13, 2018
A vibrant group of attorneys and friends attended the Florida Supercon’s first panel program exclusively for lawyers. The presentations focused on a wide range of legal issues involved in creating, licensing, and managing the creative works involved in comic books, video games, films, and merchandise. 
L-R Presenters Dean Jon Garon, Susan Stephan, John Taddeo, Zoom Suit, Vicenç F. Feliú and Michael Uzdavines
2018 International Faculty Training Conference: Engaging, Advising & Assessing the Next Generation of Law Students
July 24 – 27, 2018
Over 150 legal educators from across the globe attend online and in person for the Third Annual International Faculty Training Conference. This year’s program focused on how educators can better understand their student body to effectively educate this generation of students and anticipate the one that follows. Legal educators from around the world came together to expand their knowledge of teaching law students, as well as to share their experiences.
Links to video recordings of each speaker, PowerPoint presentations will be posted on the conference web page by August 15, 2018.
Upcoming Events
Continuing the NSU Law Connect Plus Seminar Series
Fall 2018
The practice of law is a lifetime commitment to learning which requires ongoing training to improve legal skills and knowledge. Our commitment to our alumni includes providing training and resources to support them beyond the classroom. 
Law Connect Plus, formerly Law Center Plus, continues to provide ongoing skills training and other resources for our alumni, especially our newest members. A series of ten seminars each year will include practice skills that will build confidence among new attorneys and educate all our alumni seeking to improve their knowledge and techniques in a variety of areas. These seminars continue to be free to alumni in their first two years after graduation. All other alumni and friends may attend for a registration fee. All attendees will receive a continental breakfast and CLE credits. Join us so you can build the successful career you envisioned when you first came to NSU Law. A listing of the upcoming CLE events will be in next month’s newsletter.
Nova Law Review Symposium
Progression 2018: Using Law to Facilitate an Efficacious Innovative Economy
Friday, October 5, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join us for the annual Nova Law Review academic symposium, offering 6.0 CLE credits and presentations from leading lawyers and faculty across the nation. This year’s symposium issue’s theme is: Progression 2018: Using Law to Facilitate an Efficacious Innovation Economy. The panels will address the intersection of law and business, focusing on new technologies, ethics, and regulation.
The Symposium presents an opportunity for academics, practitioners, and students in a variety of legal, business, and technology fields to exchange ideas and explore emerging issues.
6.0 CLE credits pending approval
Speaker Panels and RSVP will be posted soon. See more at LAW REVIEW
Alumni Reunion – Celebrating the Classes of 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Join your classmates and alumni from other decades at the NSU Law annual "On the Fives" Class Reunion. Reminisce with classmates and enjoy cocktails, fare, music, and dancing. Class Captain’s and Co-Captains are needed. Sponsor your class or decade. Please contact Karen Rose via email, or call (954) 262-6303.
Faculty & Staff News
Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Conference will be held August 5-11, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The following NSU Law Faculty will be presenting, a member of a panel, or moderating a panel.

  • Timothy T. Arcaro, Program Director for AAMPLE, Director of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Law Clinic, Director of Legal Incubator Program & Professor of Law
  • Heather Baxter, Professor of Law
  • Kathy Cerminara, Professor of Law
  • Jane Cross, Professor of Law
  • Michael Dale, Professor of Law
  • Olympia Duhart, Associate Dean for Faculty And Student Development & Professor of Law
  • Vicenç Feliú, Associate Dean for Library Services, Panza Maurer Law Library & Professor of Law
  • Amanda Foster, Professor of Law
  • Jon Garon, Dean and Professor of Law
  • Shahabudeen Khan, Associate Dean of International Programs & Associate Professor of Law
  • Joel Mintz, Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law
  • Debra Moss Vollweiler, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law
  • Kate Webber Nuñez, Professor of Law
  • Beth Parker, Assistant Director, Operations and Collections Panza Maurer Law Library & Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Roma Perez, Professor of Law
  • Marilyn Uzdavines, Professor of Law
Professor Robert Jarvis

Was interviewed by the South Florida Business Journal in July 2018 concerning the approval of summer jai alai at a downtown Miami site. 
Associate Dean of International Programs & Associate Professor of Law Shahabudeen Kahn

Was interviewed by the Tampa Bay Times on July 24, 2018 concerning the Florida “stand your ground” law as it relates to an incident in Orlando, Florida.
Assistant Dean & Professor of Practice Chance Meyer

Published his article Death Penalty “Trump Effect” , 9 Law. J. Soc. Just. 65 (2018) in the Law Journal for Social Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.
Contact Us
For questions, suggestions, and to submit news for any future editions of the Student Newsletter please contact:
Lynn Acosta
Assistant Dean for Student Services
E:            | P: 954-262-6127 | (954) 262-6303 |