Stetson Law alumnus Gary Trombley honored

Stetson University College of Law alumnus Gary R. Trombley J.D. ’73 of Trombley & Hanes, P.A. in Tampa, has been elected to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and was recently honored with the Goldburg-Cacciatore Inn of Court Award. Gary Trombley J.D. ’73. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated… » Read more

Full-day education program at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center explains process of reporting abuse and exploitation

Stetson University College of Law is hosting “A Day in the Life of an Exploitation Report,” a continuing legal education program for attorneys dealing with cases of abuse and financial exploitation. Stetson’s Tampa Law Center. The full-day program, co-sponsored by the Florida Bar Elder Law section, Florida Securities Dealers Association, Aging Life Care Association Florida Chapter, the Office of the Attorney General Pam Bondi, and… » Read more

Stetson’s July bar passage rate among top three in the state

Stetson University College of Law’s pass rate for first-time takers of the July 2016 Florida Bar Examination was 80.5% and 12 points above the statewide average of 68.2%. Stetson’s bar passage is no. 3 in the state. Stetson is also in the top three of all Florida law schools who took the exam, very close to tying for second place.  … » Read more

Trial advocacy expert presents CLE for trial lawyers at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center in October

Trial advocacy expert, longtime trial advocacy fellow and visiting law professor Lee A. Coppock presents a three-hour continuing legal education program for trial lawyers at Stetson University College of Law’s Tampa Law Center in October. Professor Lee Coppock. Professor Coppock will present persuading a jury to want to do right by the client, as well as preparing questions on the verdict form for both plaintiff… » Read more

Stetson’s Special Needs Trusts Conference is Oct. 19-21

Stetson University College of Law’s 18th Annual Special Needs Trusts-The National Conference returns to the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club on Oct. 19-21. Professor Rebecca C. Morgan. This year’s conference offers a comprehensive review of major issues presented in special needs planning and in the creation, administration and monitoring of special needs trusts. The conference also features two pre-conference intensives on Oct.… » Read more

Sea turtle course at Stetson features guided visit to sea turtle nest at Fort DeSoto Park

Students in Stetson University College of Law’s special summer course on Sea Turtle Law and Policy visited a sea turtle nest at Fort DeSoto Park on Aug. 28. Students and professors gather at a hatched sea turtle nesting site at Fort DeSoto Park on Aug. 28 as part of a special summer course on sea turtles. Photo by Frank Klim. Students in Stetson’s sea turtle… » Read more

Stetson students, faculty, staff kick off the fall with two days of community service

The Stetson volunteers at the Habitat for Humanity build site on Aug. 19 The Stetson volunteers gather on Aug. 18 at Community Preschool. Students, faculty and staff at Stetson University College of Law kicked off the fall semester by volunteering for two days to help people and pets through community organizations in the Tampa Bay region. (L-R): Second-year law students Danny Jacobo and Taofikat Ninalowo… » Read more

Alumni named to Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” list

H. Amos Goodall LL.M. ’09. The Best Lawyers in America  has just released its “Lawyer of the Year” list, which includes several Stetson University College of Law alumni working in the greater Tampa Bay, Florida area. The list includes alumni Debra L. Boje J.D. ’92, Tae Kelley Bronner J.D. ’94, Thomas H. Dart J.D. ’77, Aileen S. Davis J.D. ’83, Aubrey O. Dicus Jr. J.D.… » Read more

Top advocate Natalie Yello named first Ms. JD Fellow from Stetson University

Stetson University College of Law third-year student Natalie Yello was awarded a fellowship by Ms. JD for 2016. The competitive fellowship was only awarded to 15 law students from around the country. Yello is the first Stetson student to receive the fellowship. Natalie Yello is a Ms. JD Fellow. This year’s Ms. JD Fellows were selected for their academic performance, leadership, and dedication to advancing… » Read more

Stetson University’s biodiversity institute receives ABA environmental achievement award

Stetson University’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy has received the American Bar Association’s 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award. “This award recognizes the contributions of the Stetson community and our partners in wetland, wildlife conservation, and environmental issues around the world,” said Professor Royal C. Gardner, director of Stetson’s Institute and an internationally recognized expert in wetland law and policy. Stetson’s… » Read more