prior writings

Although qualified to work in various areas, prior topics written on include:

  • Business Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Art Law
  • Dependency
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Bias and Discrimination
  • Temporality


Past President, Society of Bar & Gavel

Historical Service Award, Middle District of Florida Academic Symposium

Jack Ankus '58 Memorial Service Award

Center for Ethics and Public Service Fellow

Judge, University of Miami Ethics Bowl


University of Miami Law Review,

     11th Circuit Editor

      Write-on Member


Executive Editing

Article Selection

Candidate Article Selection

Write-on Candidate Selection

Casenote Workshop Panelist

Community Outreach


Research Assistant, University of Miami School of Law

Research Assistant, University of Miami School of Business  Administration

Law Clerk, Chepenik Trushin, LLP

Intern, University of Miami Children and Youth Law Clinic

Intern, Legal Aid Service of Broward County

HVAC Foreman, B & I Contractors, Inc.


J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 

         magna cum laude

B.A., Political Science, New College of


Brian M. Stewart, Esq.

Lead Mechanic


A pipefitter turned lawyer, I wanted to combine my design and technical skills with my legal training and love for writing. I founded Legal Mechanics to focus exclusively on the writing process and how to make works of legal scholarship function properly.


legal writing

Primary author on three appellate briefs and two reply briefs

Experience drafting motions, writs, and legal memoranda


Head Writer, Miami Law: Sold Out,

     Equity Playhouse, 2013

Assistant Writer/Assistant Director,

      Are You Afraid of the Bar?,

      Equity Playhouse, 2012



Practice & Proficiency: Wills, Trusts and Estates with Profs. Reid K. Weisbord & Stephen K. Urice

(legal treatise/study aid under contract with Carolina Academic Press) (expected release 2016)


Brian M. Stewart, Supreme Soup Strainers: Top Ten Supreme Court Mustaches, 18 Green Bag 2d 453 (2015)

​Brian M. Stewart, Before the Smoke Cleared: Decision-Making Between 9/11/01 and 9/14/01, 68 U. Miami L. Rev. 763 (2014)

Brian M. Stewart, Lives Revisited: Drawing the Line Between History and Hollywood, 92 Fla. Hist. Q. 289 (2013)

Brian M. Stewart, Chronolawgy: A Study of Law and Temporal Perception, 67 U. Miami L. Rev. 303 (2012)

Anita Cava & Brian M. Stewart, Quid Pro Quo Corruption is "So Yesterday": Restoring Honest Services Fraud After Skilling and Black, 12 U.C. Davis Bus. L.J. 1 (2011)

Ryan Grubich, Stephanie Stein, & Brian Stewart, Viability Under Florida Law of Discrimination Claim by Person Perceived to be in a Targeted Group, Anti-Defamation League Fla. Region 2012 Summer Assoc. Research Program Compilation of Summary Memos (2012)