STUDENT NAME: Noel Christian Pace
LAW SCHOOL: University of Miami School of Law and U.S. Army War College (attending concurrently)
STATUS: J.D. – 3L full-time; Master of Strategic Studies, 2nd Year, part-time
UNDERGRADUATE: B.S. in management, Tulane University, New Orleans; Army ROTC Scholarship: Distinguished Military Graduate
OTHER DEGREE/INSTITUTION: Master’s in health administration, Baylor University, Waco, Texas; Master’s of Business Administration, University of Denver.
HOME CITY/STATE OR COUNTRY: Originally Fayetteville, New York (before being commissioned in the U.S. Army in 1993); now a resident of El Portal, Florida.
Think of Noel Christian Pace as a paladin fighting for health justice in the U.S., particularly for giving military veterans the services they deserve. The image of a knight is more appropriate than many might think: This Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and third-year law student at the University of Miami School of Law is concurrently a second-year master’s student at the U.S. Army War College; an Equal Justice Works/AmeriCorpsJD Veteran’s Rights Fellow with the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement (highest grade) for his work in the University of Miami Health Rights Clinic in 2013-2014, and has a history as a leader with health-care organizations in and out of law school. Continue reading