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Part-time J.D. student takes on credit card giant in patent trial

Part-time J.D. student Stephen Lewellyn is not a typical law student in Stetson’s law program. Lewellyn balances law school at Stetson with working at the Maxey Law Offices, PLLC in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has been practicing administrative patent law since 2002, when he was admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Part-time Stetson Law J.D. student Stephen Lewellyn. “Administrative patent law… » Read more
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Student Starcee Brown receives Single-Parent Scholarship Award

Student Starcee Brown, a single parent in Stetson University College of Law’s part-time J.D. program, received a scholarship from the law firm of Katz & Phillips, P.A. on March 3. The essay-based scholarship benefits high-achieving single parents who plan to attend or are currently attending law school. Student Starcee Brown. Scholarship applicants were asked to write about how single parenthood has affected their education, an… » Read more
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Students honored for pro bono service

(L-R): Stetson Law students Kelly Green, Rebecca Watts and Tamara Major were honored for their extraordinary pro bono service. Stetson University College of Law student Rebecca Watts won the Law Student Pro Bono Award and students Tamara Major and Kelly Green received honorable mention from Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit for their commitment to creating pro bono service opportunities for students at Stetson. Watts was nominated… » Read more
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Stetson celebrates Earth Day

Stetson University College of Law students, faculty and staff celebrated Earth Day on April 20 on the Gulfport campus. Live music accompanied gardening tips, electronics recycling, field games and exercise in the lush, Mediterranean courtyard Monday afternoon. “The event gets better every year, ” said Professor Lance Long, who teaches research and writing and environmental advocacy at Stetson. Watch this brief video to learn more… » Read more
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Former White House Ebola response coordinator speaks at Stetson

Ronald Klain speaks at Stetson’s commencement in May. Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ronald A. Klain will address Stetson University College of Law commencement on May 16 in Gulfport, Florida. Stetson’s commencement takes place at 8:30 a.m. in the courtyard on the law school’s Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Klain was appointed Ebola response coordinator last year by President Barack Obama. He served… » Read more
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Law Society of Ireland wins Stetson’s International Environmental Moot Court

The Law Society of Ireland won the 19th Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition on April 18 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. Michelle Ryan of the Law Society of Ireland was named Best Oralist in the Final Round. This is the third time the Law Society of Ireland has won the competition. The Law Society of Ireland won Stetson’s International Environmental… » Read more
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Stetson wins AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Stetson University College of Law won the American Association for Justice National Student Trial Advocacy Competition on April 19. Stetson’s team of Brooke Batton Charlan, Stanton Fears, Phylicia Pearson and Kyle Ross beat George Mason University in the final round of the national competition. Stetson’s trial team L-R: Kyle Ross, Phylicia Pearson, Brooke Batton Charlan and Stanton Fears. The AAJ is one of the two… » Read more
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UN’s Bradnee Chambers addressed international students at Stetson

On April 16, Bradnee Chambers, executive secretary of the United Nations Environment Programme Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, delivered the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture at Stetson. Bradnee Chambers spoke at Stetson. Chambers spoke to law students at Stetson and student teams who traveled from around the world to attend the 19th International Environmental Moot Court Competition at Stetson… » Read more
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Destination Ireland: Stetson’s July CLE

Stetson University College of Law is partnering with the Law Society of Ireland to offer a continuing legal education program (CLE) for U.S. lawyers and legal practitioners July 13-15 in Ireland. The two-and-a-half-day, 14-credit CLE, “Technology in Litigation in the Silicon Valley of Europe,” is being offered in the destination city of Dublin, Ireland, an international hub for business, law and technology. Topics cover the… » Read more
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Stetson professor calls for policymakers to protect the world’s wetlands

Take immediate action to conserve and restore the world’s wetlands, the director of Stetson University’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, professor Royal Gardner, urges in a briefing note he recently co-authored with scientists from around the world. Professor Royal Gardner directs the Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson. The “State of the World’s Wetlands and their Services to People: A compilation of… » Read more
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