Stetson University

Center for Excellence in Advocacy

The Center for Excellence in Advocacy promotes the continuing development of unparalleled advocacy skills through teaching, scholarship and research.

Stetson Law's Advocacy Resource Center offers instruction to a worldwide audience through online video presentations by experts in the field of advocacy.

The Stetson Law community is committed to the concept of the complete advocate - one who commands a superior understanding of the law, the ability to persuasively present evidence, and the humanity to know when to do the right thing.

For more information, please contact us at 727-562-7317. See Advocacy at a Glance for an overview of the numerous strengths of our advocacy program.

Center For Excellence In Advocacy Academic Programs

Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy
Certificate of Concentration in Social Justice Advocacy
Clinics and Internships
Advocacy Skills Courses
Joint J.D./LL.M. Degree
Online LL.M. in Advocacy

Center For Excellence In Advocacy - Advocacy Programs

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Board
Trial Team
Moot Court Board
Advocacy Board Tryout Information

Center For Excellence In Advocacy Online Resources

Advocacy Resource Center
NCSTL: National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law

Center For Excellence In Advocacy Programs And Competitions

Competition Schedule
Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills
National Pretrial Competition

Excellence in Competition

No law school can match Stetson's record during the past three decades of interscholastic competition:

• 17 #1 rankings since 1995
• 5 world titles
• 67 national championships
• 64 regional championships 
• 43 state titles
• 43 best briefs 
• 111 best advocate/oralist awards 

Statistics are listed as of Jan. 26, 2015, and only include top awards for each competition.

Charlie H. Rose III Director's Message
Our Center provides learning opportunities across a broad continuum, and if you are serious about finding your own unique voice as an advocate for others, then let me bid you welcome to a place where you will immediately feel at home. 
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VIDEO: What is Advocacy?

Stetson Law has again been ranked first in the nation for trial advocacy by U.S. News and World Report. Effective advocacy is one of a successful lawyer's most important skills, and Stetson's commitment to teaching advocacy is unmatched.

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