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Hundreds of Stetson Law alumni named in Super Lawyers Business Edition

More than 150 alumni of Stetson University College of Law were recently named in the Super Lawyers Business Edition. Super Lawyers Business Edition, distributed annually in November to more than 55,000 executives and in-house counsel in the U.S. and London, serves as a resource for making legal hiring decisions. The magazine features the top firms of all sizes specializing in: Business and Transactions; Construction, Real… » Read more
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Stetson, U.S. Attorney’s Office host Caribbean Law Clinic

On Nov. 13, Stetson University College of Law welcomed law students and faculty from the Bahamas, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and U.S. law schools to campus for the American and Caribbean Law Initiative’s Caribbean Law Clinic. The American and Caribbean Law Initiative’s Caribbean Law Clinic brought students and faculty from the U.S. and Caribbean to Stetson. Clinic participants collaborated on researching and presenting solutions to… » Read more
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Protecting Florida wetlands discussed at Stetson Law

The impacts of phosphate mining, oil and gas exploration on Florida’s wetlands were discussed at the second annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop on “Wetlands Enforcement: Mining, Mitigation, and More” sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and Stetson University College of Law on Nov. 13. Professor Royal Gardner addressed the crowd at the ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop. The workshop explored how enforcing wetland permits and mitigation can protect… » Read more
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Stetson volunteers improve veterans’ residence

Stetson University College of Law’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic volunteered to help improve a group residence for veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on Nov. 11 in St. Petersburg. Veterans Advocacy Clinic paralegal Shirley Wells volunteered Nov. 11 to help with landscaping a veterans’ home. U.S. Representative David Jolly led the effort to improve the Martin Lott Residence with assistance from volunteers from Stetson University, the… » Read more
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Stetson sweeps Region V of NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students Alyssa Cory, Ryan Hedstrom and Ashley Panaggio swept the regional round of the New York City Bar’s 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition on Nov. 8 in Gainesville, Fla. Stetson’s team not only won the regional, but the team also won the best brief award and Panaggio won the best oralist award. Moot Court winners from left to right:… » Read more
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Congressman David Jolly speaks with veterans at Stetson

Stetson University College of Law hosted a town hall on veterans’ health care issues with Congressman David Jolly on Nov. 10. Congressman Jolly answered questions from veterans in the audience on questions ranging from the responsiveness of health care to accessing records. “We’re going to be investigating real solutions,” said Congressman Jolly. Congressman Jolly represents Florida’s 13th Congressional District, which covers most of Pinellas County.… » Read more
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Stetson is Diversity Outreach Champion

Stetson University College of Law was honored with a Diversity Outreach Champion Award during the Honors and Appreciation Luncheon at the 10th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 24. Carmen Johnson J.D. ’12 accepted the honor for Stetson. Stetson was honored as a Diversity Outreach Champion for its “sustained commitment to reaching out to Black prospective applicants through… » Read more
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Stetson launches campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault

Stetson University College of Law launched an “It’s On Us” program on Nov. 5 in Gulfport to raise awareness about guarding against sexual assault on college campuses. Tammy Briant, director of Student Life at Stetson Law, coordinated program activities. The “It’s On Us” campaign empowers college communities across the country to be aware and vigilant in stopping sexual predators and abuse on campus. College and… » Read more
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Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame inducts three alumni

Stetson University College of Law inducted three extraordinary alumni into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 1 in Gulfport. Hall of Fame inductees are selected for having a profound and positive impact on Stetson Law and the legal profession. This year’s inductees included: (L-R): Joshua Magidson accepting his Hall of Fame honor from Dean Chris Pietruszkiewicz. Joshua Magidson JD ’80 has served as president of… » Read more
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Rich McKay talks with students

Rich McKay ’84 visited Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus on Oct. 31 for a luncheon program for students. McKay, president and CEO of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, talked with law students about how his Stetson education prepared him for a stellar career as a leader in the NFL. Alumnus Rich McKay spoke with students. McKay described how his foundation in property law and… » Read more
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Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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