Sean Werkheiser
Sean Werkheiser

University of Miami School of Law

1311 Miller Dr.
Coral Gables, FL 33146



Sean Werkheiser

Sean Werkheiser is originally from North Attleborough, Massachusetts. He graduated from Emerson College in 2012 with a B.S. in Political Communication: Politics, Leadership and Social Advocacy. He earned an M.S. in Education: Bilingual Childhood Education from Hunter College, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2016. While pursuing his master’s degree, Sean taught full time in a high-needs school as part of the NYC Teaching Fellows Program and also taught at a dual language school for international students in Brooklyn. A Fulbright Grant recipient, he taught English to university students in Bogotá, Colombia for three years. After returning to the U.S., he worked as an immigration paralegal for a firm in San Francisco before coming to Miami Law. This past summer, Sean worked at Fragomen, the world’s largest immigration law firm. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue a career that incorporates criminal defense and immigration law. When he is not busy studying, Sean enjoys hiking, cycling, and salsa dancing. He is fluent in Spanish and acted in several speaking roles in telenovelas while living in Colombia.

Areas of Interest

Criminal Defense


J.D. expected May 2024 – University of Miami School of Law
M.S.Ed. – Hunter College
B.S. – Emerson College


Fluent in English and Spanish