Jeffrey M. Hearne is the Director of Litigation at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., where he oversees the firm's significant litigation and provides a strategic focus to the firm's advocacy in all its practice areas. Mr. Hearne previously served as the Advocacy Director for the Tenants' Rights unit and is the Director of the Tenants’ Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law. He currently serves on the Florida Bar’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee and is a former co-chair of the Florida Housing Umbrella Group, the statewide association of tenant advocates. He has received several honors for his work representing tenants, including the Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year from the Florida Bar’s Consumer Protection Law Committee (2018), and the Housing Justice Award from the National Housing Law Project (2015) for his “successful and dynamic pursuit of housing justice for people most in need.” Mr. Hearne earned a B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.