Stetson University hosts Legal Writing Academy for lawyers in August

Stetson University College of Law is hosting a Legal Writing Academy for lawyers on Persuasive Legal Writing: What Every Lawyer Should Know on Aug. 19 in Tampa. Professor Jason Palmer, who teaches legal writing at Stetson, meets with students to review research and writing projects. WHERE: Stetson University’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. WHEN: Aug. 19, 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. WHAT: Stetson’s Legal Writing… » Read more


Stetson University offers capital litigators crime scene to courtroom training

Litigators who work on death penalty cases immersed themselves in a complimentary two-day crime scene to courtroom training seminar at St. Pete Beach on July 11-12 offered by Stetson University College of Law. Death penalty expert and Temple University Professor of Law Jules Epstein spoke at the crime scene to courtroom seminar. Seminar topics included forensic science 101 for capital litigation; forensic report wording and… » Read more


Recipes for legal writing: Stetson University launches new project at Legal Writing Institute conference

Stetson University College of Law’s Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication is launching “Teaching Legal Writing: Out of the Box Ideas Inside,” an educational service project with legal writing experts around the country. Stetson University Professor of Law Kirsten Davis will introduce the project during the Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference in Portland on July 10-13, with the goal of sharing favorite legal writing… » Read more


Class of 1966 alumni join Florida Bar 50-year member celebration

Stetson University College of Law alumni Frank J. Aloia Sr. J.D. ’66, Anthony A. Balasso J.D. ’66, Kenneth C. Deacon Jr. J.D. ’66, Ernest S. Marshall J.D. ’66, Bruce Thomas McKinley J.D. ’66 and Melvyn Trute J.D. ’66 were among more than a dozen Stetson law school alumni recently honored at the Florida Bar luncheon celebrating 50-year members during the Florida Bar Annual Convention on… » Read more


Corporate campaign money? Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy joins FEC Forum in Washington

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, an election law pundit and author of the new book, Corporate Citizen? An Argument for the Separation of Corporation and State, joined a Federal Election Commission Forum on Corporate Political Spending and Campaign Influence on June 23 in Washington, D.C. Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy (center) joined a panel at the FEC forum in Washington D.C. Professor Torres-Spelliscy presented on a panel that addressed… » Read more


More than 100 Stetson grads listed among Florida’s Legal Elite

A total of 111 Stetson University College of Law graduates were selected for inclusion among Florida’s Legal Elite in the July 2016 Florida Trend magazine. Stetson Law students celebrated commencement in May. Stetson Law alumni Stephen D. Busey, Mark A. Hanley and Rhea F. Law are again included in the Legal Elite Hall of Fame, a distinguished group of attorneys who consistently earn high peer… » Read more


Chapter of the Year: Student groups again recognized at Florida Bar meeting

(L-R): Stetson Chapter of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division members Chantay Perry, Lauren Baio, Natalie Yello, Ciara Willis J.D. ’16, Alison Preston and Zabbdy Lopez. Stetson law school student organizations were again honored as chapters of the year at the Florida Bar Annual Meeting in Orlando on June 17. (L-R): FAWLS executive board members Katie Salemi J.D. ’16, Sadiya Hashem, Chloe… » Read more


Stetson celebrates alumni and friends: Katherine Hurst Miller ’06 new president of Florida Bar YLD

(L-R): Katherine Hurst Miller with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Stetson University College of Law presented its annual awards to outstanding alumni and friends of the college during the Florida Bar meeting in Orlando on June 16. Stetson also celebrated the installation of Katherine Hurst Miller J.D. ’06 as president of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. (L-R): Mac McCoy with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Alumni and friends… » Read more


Stetson grads among highest number of Super Lawyers in the state

Stetson University College of Law graduates are again ranked among the best lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers. Stetson law school ranks third in the state for the highest number of alumni on the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers list. Stetson’s May commencement 2016. This year, more than 300 Stetson Law graduates are named in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers. The 2016 Florida Super Lawyers … » Read more


Seeking justice for veterans: Captain Tanya Mayes J.D. ’03

“I am not one of those who dreamed as a young adult of going to law school and seeking justice for all,” said Captain Tanya Mayes J.D. ’03. “I did not even enter law school until later in life.” (L-R): (Ret.) Navy Captain Dwaine Alexander, 2015-16 committee member of the ABA standing (LAMP) committee; CPT Tanya R. Mayes; and COL Christopher Hedrick, 80th Training Command… » Read more