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Panel features Florida Bar president Greg Coleman

A panel of five distinguished lawyers and leaders talked with Stetson Law students about “Balancing Life and the Law” on Oct. 6 in Gulfport. Stetson Law students gathered to hear a panel discuss balancing life and the law. Approximately 90 students attended the presentation on balancing a successful career with a personal life featuring Florida Bar President Greg Coleman B.B.A.’85, J.D ’89 .; Carlton Fields… » Read more
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Stetson’s Biodiversity Lecture focuses on Sargasso Sea conservation

Kate Killerlain Morrison kicked off the fall 2014 Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series at Stetson on Oct. 2. Morrison is deputy executive secretary for the Sargasso Sea Commission, a partnership effort led by the Government of Bermuda to protect the Sargasso Sea. The Sargasso Sea Commission was established to encourage and facilitate voluntary collaboration on Sargasso Sea conservation efforts. The Commission was established… » Read more
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Stetson University and USF Health form first-of-a-kind partnership to help veterans

Contact: Brandi Palmer, Stetson Law Communications, 727-562-7381 Anne DeLotto Baier, USF Health Communications, 813-974-3303 Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida are joining forces to help Florida veterans through supportive clinical services, collaborative student training and joint research.  The collaboration will help veterans negotiate an often complex system so that they may secure disability benefits to which they are entitled. This… » Read more
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Happy to Help: Student Elder Law Advocate Erica Munz

Second-year law student Erica Munz (née Murburg) came to Stetson University with a specific goal in mind: to prepare people for the inevitable by creating and finalizing their estate plans. Erica Munz. “People can either have a say in the matter, or they can roll over and just let chaos and confusion happen to them and their loved ones when they become ill or pass… » Read more
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Stetson hosts veterans town hall with Congressman David Jolly in November

Stetson University College of Law will host a town hall on veterans’ health care issues with Congressman David Jolly on Nov. 10. Members of the public are invited to attend the town hall program from 1-2 p.m. at Stetson’s Gulfport campus, located at 1401 61st St. S. Congressman Jolly, who represents Florida’s 13th Congressional District, has spoken at college campuses across the state on issues… » Read more
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Medical marijuana is topic of event, debate at Stetson

Medical marijuana is the topic of two upcoming events: a continuing education program and a public debate at Stetson University College of Law in October. Oct. 10 in Tampa: A full-day educational event for health care professionals and lawyers about medical marijuana is scheduled for Oct. 10, 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. To learn more, and to register,… » Read more
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Greenlight Pinellas debate includes community, Stetson students

Stetson University College of Law hosted a noontime debate on the Greenlight Pinellas Plan on Sept. 29 on the Gulfport campus. Dozens of students and community members attended the event in Stetson’s Great Hall. The debate on the Greenlight Pinellas Plan drew a crowd to Stetson’s Gulfport campus Sept. 29. Representatives of No Tax for Tracks and Vote Yes on Greenlight debated the future of… » Read more
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Dean Pietruszkiewicz speaks on leadership

Dean Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz addressed the Student Leadership Development Program luncheon on Sept. 24. A capacity crowd packed the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus to hear the dean speak on the importance of effective management in leadership. Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz spoke with Stetson Law students on Sept. 24. Dean Pietruszkiewicz spoke on the “Management Pillar” of leadership. He talked with students about his first… » Read more
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Stetson’s bar passage among top in state

Stetson University College of Law graduates had a 78 percent bar passage rate on the July administration of the Florida Bar Examination, exceeding the statewide average by more than seven percent. “We take very seriously our responsibility to help our students prepare for lives as professionals, who make a difference in our profession, our communities, our state, and beyond. We will continue to work with… » Read more
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Talk with L.A. filmmaker brings crowd to Stetson

A talk with Los Angeles-based filmmaker John Wellington Ennis and showing of his new film “PAY 2 PLAY” brought a crowd of more than 70 law students and members of the public to Stetson University College of Law on Saturday night, Sept. 20. John Ennis spoke at Stetson on Sept. 20. Ennis answered questions from the audience on topics ranging from the impact of Supreme… » Read more
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