Stetson and the American Bankruptcy Institute present the 42nd annual Judge Alexander L. Paskay Seminar in Tampa

The late distinguished jurist Judge Alexander L. Paskay is the seminar’s namesake. Judge Paskay is a member of the Stetson University College of Law Hall of Fame who served on the Stetson Law Board of Overseers, and was an adjunct professor at Stetson for decades. Stetson University College of Law and the American Bankruptcy Institute will co-host the 42nd annual Judge Alexander L. Paskay Seminar… » Read more


Stetson invites future law students to open houses in January and February

Stetson law school’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law invites future law students to attend a part-time J.D. open house in either January at the Tampa Law Center or February on the Gulfport campus. Sessions are offered on: Jan. 18 at the Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St.: 12:15-1 p.m., Afternoon General Information Session 1:30-5 p.m., One-on-One Sessions 6-7 p.m., Evening General Information… » Read more


Stetson offers complimentary webinar for lawyers on the process behind forensic science certification, crime lab accreditation

Have you ever wondered about forensic science certification or crime lab accreditation? Stetson University College of Law is offering a complimentary webinar for prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys on Certification and Accreditation Essentials on Dec. 14, from 12-2 p.m. Prosecutors and defense attorneys will learn how to use certification and accreditation information to assist in their litigation preparation. The webinar, offered by Stetson’s National Clearinghouse… » Read more


Scholarship helps student advocate find balance in law school: Carolina Suazo encourages others to find opportunities

Carolina Suazo J.D. ’17 By Kai Su Carolina Suazo J.D. ’17 is dedicated to service. Entering law school with an undergraduate degree in psychology, Suazo wanted to utilize her education to affect change in the area of juvenile justice. Events such as the Andrea Yates trial and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were greatly impactful, motivating her to pursue law school. “I wanted to… » Read more


Stetson launches project working with disaster relief hotline attorneys to assist victims of weather disasters

(L-R): First-year student Peter Lubas works with Professor Cerniglia on the Disaster Research Project. Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, launched a Disaster Research Project during the fall semester to assist with a disaster relief hotline providing Floridians with legal services. Stetson Law students working with the project conduct legal research for attorney volunteers helping the victims of weather disasters through the hotline.… » Read more


Student presents on environmental rights, supporting clean and healthy environment amendment to the Florida Constitution in Tallahassee

Student Kai Su (at podium) presented on environmental rights in Tallahassee. (L-R): Naia Mayder, Kai Su, Aliki Moncrief and Evie Flaugh in Tallahassee. Stetson Law student Kai Su, president of the International Law Society at Stetson, presented in Tallahassee on Nov. 28 on environmental rights during a Judicial Committee Meeting before the Constitution Revision Commission. Su was joined by Naia Mayder and Evie Flaugh, co-founders… » Read more


What is in the future for higher education? Learn with the experts at Stetson’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education in Clearwater, Florida

The Wyndham Grand in Clearwater. Stetson University’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education, now in its 39th year, returns to Clearwater Beach, Florida, Feb. 1-5, 2018. Stetson’s conference, this year at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, focuses on meeting challenges facing higher education during times of transition. The nation’s leading higher education scholars, thinkers, leaders and practitioners will gather to discuss the law and… » Read more


Stetson earns an “A” for curricular offerings in trial advocacy

Stetson’s advocacy teams bring home multiple accolades. Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, earned an “A” for curricular offerings in trial advocacy, according to the winter 2017 issue of preLaw magazine. Stetson is home to the Center for Excellence in Advocacy, and offers a certificate of concentration in trial advocacy and social justice advocacy, clinics and externships, the opportunity to participate in the… » Read more


Spirited volunteers: ABA Law Student Division at Stetson Law coordinates with St. Petersburg Free Clinic

Stetson Law students coordinated with the St. Petersburg Free Clinic to cheer on a participant in the St. Petersburg Run Fest. Photo courtesy Jennifer Hutchins. The American Bar Association Law Student Division at Stetson Law coordinated with the St. Petersburg Free Clinic on Nov. 18-19 to create the most spirited cheer station along the half marathon course during the St. Petersburg Run Fest. Four Stetson… » Read more


Stetson professors co-author the right to a clean and healthy environment amendment to the Florida Constitution

The “right to a clean and healthy environment” proposed amendment to the Florida Constitution, drafted by Stetson University professors Clay Henderson and Lance Long, is one of only six out of 2,000 public proposed amendments advanced for further consideration by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. The proposed amendment will be considered by the Florida CRC Judiciary Committee in Tallahassee on Nov. 28. Clay Henderson. The… » Read more