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Duties of Non-profit Board Membership

Non-profit organizations are frequently governed by board of directors. Directors for a non-profit are considered “fiduciaries.” A fiduciary is a person who owes to another a duty of “loyalty, civility, self-sacrifice, vocational excellence, and high standards of honesty.”[1] When non-profits are governed by a board, their acts typically require a board of directors approval and monitoring. Since non-profit board Read More

Muir Elected to Dade County Bar Association Executive Committee

For the fourth time, Jane Muir has been elected to serve on the executive committee of the Dade County Bar Association. The association is a 501(c)6 trade association, otherwise known as a voluntary bar association. Attorneys and law students are allowed to take part in the organization, and there is a special membership designation for paralegals. The association is the largest voluntary bar association in Florida. Read More

UM Law Alumni Leadership Award

On Tuesday, October 22, 2013, the University of Miami Law Alumni Association held its annual Miami-Dade County Judicial Reception. There, four graduates received awards. Judge Jonathan Goodman, JD '83, Saif Y. Ishoof, JD '00, Judge Bertila A. Soto, JD '89, each were given the Alumni Achievement Award, while attorney Jane Muir, JD '09 received the Alumni Leadership Award. The Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni Read More