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Stetson offers U.S. Legal System and Trial Advocacy Skills for foreign attorneys


Stetson University College of Law is offering a three-week certificate program in U.S. Legal System and Trial Advocacy Skills for foreign attorneys in July and August.

The program, designed to help enhance attorneys’ professional skills and curriculum vitae, teaches the fundamentals of the U.S. legal system, legal analysis, and trial advocacy, taught by faculty at the top-ranked law school in the U.S. for trial advocacy.

During one week of online coursework and two weeks of instruction at Stetson’s Gulfport campus, participants will learn the fundamentals of U.S. torts, constitutional, criminal and civil law; participate in trial exercises; and network with judges, attorneys and fellow participants from around the world.

The online portion takes place July 21-25 completing online coursework and two weeks from Aug. 4-15 on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Extracurricular trips include the Pinellas County Correctional Center, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal, and an optional recreational visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando.

Upon completion of the program, participants receive a Certificate of Participation.

There is limited space, and applications are being considered on a rolling basis. To apply, visit www.stetson.edu/internationalcertificate. For more information, contact international@law.stetson.edu or call +1-727-562-7849.