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New dean greets students during first week of fall classes at Stetson Law


Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz greeted Stetson University College of Law students this morning in Gulfport with a cup of coffee as they returned to campus for the first week of fall classes. Students enjoyed coffee with the dean as they headed to class.

Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz greets students during the first week of classes at Stetson Law in Gulfport.

Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz greets students during the first week of classes at Stetson Law in Gulfport.

Dean Pietruszkiewicz joined Stetson Law in June after serving as vice chancellor for business and financial affairs and as the J.Y. Sanders Professor of Law at Louisiana State University-LSU Law Center.

Dean Pietruszkiewicz holds national leadership positions in legal education. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Law School Admission Council and chair of its Investment Committee. Dean Pietruszkiewicz is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, where he served as president in 2005-2006. He has served in various leadership positions for the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.

Stetson combines a rigorous academic curriculum with practical training and community service.  Stetson Law students may specialize their elective curriculum to earn a certificate of concentration in advocacy, elder law, environmental law, international law or social justice advocacy.

The law school has two beautiful Mediterranean-style campuses in the Tampa Bay area. Stetson University’s historic campus is located in DeLand with a satellite center in Celebration offering advanced degrees.