Stetson law grad hosts golf tournament in May to raise money for veterans scholarship

Centonzio addressed a crowd gathered for the dedication of Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute in 2012. Stetson University College of Law alumnus Javier Centonzio J.D. ’12, LL.M. ’14 is coordinating the third annual Sgt. Jessie Davila Memorial Classic Golf Tournament on May 6 to benefit a scholarship for veterans and the St. Petersburg Vet Center. The golf tournament begins at 11 a.m. the Belleview Biltmore Golf… » Read more


Modeling the U.N. of the future: two Stetson Law students participate in intergenerational community-building at Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Kai Su and Riya Khan worked together to present during the model U.N. session. Two Stetson University College of Law students participated in a model intergenerational U.N. session on April 8 about global issues related to aging. Stetson students Riya Khan, a student in the LL.M. program, and Kai Su, a first-year J.D. student, joined the session at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston… » Read more


Students in International Business Transactions visit the Port of Tampa

(L-R): Sebastian Martinez, Charles Brady, Chloe Wells, Tobias Wetzel, Franziska Kues, Lukas Wienke, Roxane Olivier, Anna Liedl, Bansari Amin, Professor Luz Nagle. Professor Luz Nagle recently visited the Port of Tampa with students in her International Business Transactions class to observe delivery of goods firsthand. “This was a unique opportunity for our foreign students to see how what we are learning in class is applied… » Read more


Stetson students win awards in three categories at international moot court competition in Hong Kong

  (L-R): Front row: Kara Rogers, Reshma Pharsi, Vanessa Denk. Back row: E. Alan Brock, Associate Dean Stephanie Vaughan, Bart Kubiak, Dale Tan. Photo courtesy E. Alan Brock. Stetson University College of Law students won honorable mention awards in three categories, for claimant’s memorandum, respondent’s memorandum and oralist, at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (East) Competition held March 27-April 2 in Hong… » Read more


Legal and business professionals: Network in Cuba with Stetson program June 28-July 2

  Stetson University College of Law invites legal and business professionals from across the U.S. to join a destination Continuing Legal Education program in Havana, Cuba, June 28-July 2. Program attendees network with legal industry professionals while exploring Cuban culture and learning about the legal system and business communities in Cuba. The destination CLE, “Explore Cuban Legal Systems in Havana,” includes an all-inclusive package with… » Read more


Student presents with judge at Tampa Bay Lawyers Guild’s Law Day

(L-R): Judge Edward C. LaRose, Mary Gantert and Dean Kent of Trenam Law. Photo courtesy Jesuit High School. Second-year Stetson Law student Mary Gantert recently joined Judge Edward C. LaRose to address Jesuit High School students in Tampa on the topic of the Fourteenth Amendment during the annual Tampa Bay Lawyers Guild’s Law Day on March 30. In addition to explaining the Fourteenth Amendment, Gantert… » Read more


Nationally recognized defense attorney Cristina C. Arguedas receives 2017 White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL and Stetson Law

  Cristina Arguedas (left) received the White Collar Criminal Defense Award  from NACDL president Barry J. Pollack (right) at Stetson. On Saturday, March 18, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and Stetson University College of Law presented Cristina C. Arguedas with the 2017 White Collar Criminal Defense Award. Ms. Arguedas received her award during NACDL’s White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson Law… » Read more


Up close with Cuba: Students and professor travel to Havana during Spring Break

Students, professors and administrators visited author Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fishing village. (L-R): First row – Caridad Acosta (FAMU), Professor Deleso Alford (FAMU). Second row – Francisco Lopez (Stetson), Jason Birdsong (FAMU), Kristen Overstreet (Stetson), Professor Jason Palmer (Stetson), Ashley Fields (Stetson), Kelley Parks (Stetson), Aman Dhaliwal (Stetson), JR Swanegan (Stetson), Troy Lewis (Stetson). Third row – Kristen Nasser (Stetson), Erin Domaracki (Stetson). Back row –… » Read more


Stetson no. 1 Trial Advocacy, no. 4 Legal Writing in U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Stetson University College of Law no. 1 in Trial Advocacy for the 19th time in 23 years. Stetson ranked fourth in the nation for Legal Writing and has consistently ranked among the top six legal writing programs since the inception of the Legal Writing rankings. Stetson law school’s Gulfport campus. “At Stetson, we are dedicated to teaching the… » Read more


Women in the Law: Student Natalie Yello

(L-R): Irene Mo from Michigan State University and Natalie Yello discussing being a first-generation law student at the conference. Ms. J.D. Fellows with Ms. JD President Raychelle Tasher (bottom left corner in black suit and purple shirt) and Fellowship Coordinator Maleaha Brown. Third-year student Natalie Yello recently presented a brief segment at the Ms. JD’s Ninth Annual Conference on Women in the Law in Chicago,… » Read more