Professor Mary Coombs

Mary I. Coombs, Professor of Law, earned a B.A. in 1965, an M.A. in sociology in 1967, an M.A. in library science in 1970, and a J.D. in 1978, all from the University of Michigan. Following graduation from law school, Professor Coombs served as law clerk to Judge Henry J. Friendly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She was in private practice until she joined the Miami faculty in 1983.

Professor Coombs teaches and writes in the areas of family law, gender, and law and medicine.

G473 Law School 305-284-3616;

Assistant: Ms. Gloria Lastres(284-4438)



Spring 2013 Law & Medicine Materials

Spring 2013 Famly Law Materials

Fall 2011 Law & Medicine Materials

Fall 2010 Family Law Materials

Spring 2012 Health Law Practicum

2012 Placements

Sexual Orientation, Transsexuality and Family Law Seminar

Fall 2011 Torts Materials


Family Law Blog