Mark J. Wolff
Professor of Law
B.A., Wadhams Hall Seminary-College
J.D., Nova Southeastern University School of Law, magna cum laude
LL.M. (in Taxation), New York University Graduate School of Law
Professor Wolff received his B.A. magna cum laude from Wadhams Hall Seminary-College, his J.D. magna cum laude from Nova Southeastern University School of Law, and his LL.M. (in Taxation) from New York University Graduate School of Law. Professor Wolff is admitted to the Florida Bar, Southern District Court of Florida, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court of Florida, United States Tax Court and Supreme Court of the United States.
After being engaged in the private practice of tax, corporate and securities law for almost a decade, he was appointed in 1984 as a founding faculty member and Assistant Dean at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida. Professor Wolff now enjoys the rank of tenured full Professor of Law, and over the past twenty-one academic years has specialized in teaching courses in various areas of Federal Income Taxation, Comparative International Taxation, Tax Policy, Agency and Partnership, and Corporations, Corporate Taxation, Contracts as well as Advanced Jurisprudence Seminars. As a professor at Saint Thomas University School of Law he was the recipient of the University-wide John Cardinal Newman Award for Excellence in Teaching. In the domestic arena, Professor Wolff was elected to public office in 1987, serving as Vice Mayor and Commissioner for the City of Coral Gables. During his elected tenure he served as Chairman of the Municipal Finance and Taxation Committee for the Florida League of Cities, Member of the Finance Administration and Inter-Governmental Affairs Committee of the National League of Cities, and on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of the Miami-Dade County League of Cities, and as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Wadhams Hall Seminary-College. He is currently Executive Director of the Miami-Dade County Educational Facilities Authority, Area Chair, American Association of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, General Counsel and a member of the Board of Directors of Pax Romana-USA, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Human Rights Institute at St. Thomas University.
In the international arena, Professor Wolff currently serves as an International Vice President of Pax Romana/International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and as Main Representative of Pax Romana to the United Nations. He also founded and is Director of the STULS/ Pax Romana United Nations Internship Program at the Main Offices of the United Nations in New York. The program involves twenty (20) credentialed by permanent missions, inter-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations as representatives to the United Nations in New York and Geneva. He has also served as a member of and the head of delegations on behalf of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta at United Nations World Conferences and International Consultative Conferences, and has addressed the plenary sessions of these Conferences and the General Assembly.
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