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Stetson announces 2015 Educating Advocates conference

Stetson University College of Law’s 2015 Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference is scheduled for May 18-21, 2015, at the 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport, Florida, campus. The annual conference draws law professors, lawyers and legal practitioners from across the U.S. to learn the Stetson method of advocacy, developing teaching skills, new techniques and networking with some of the most recognized names in advocacy teaching.… » Read more
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Aaron Watson JD ’09: Living the Dream

On Saturday, Jan. 17, 30-year-old Pensacola attorney Aaron Watson JD ’09 will be honored for Living the Dream. Aaron Watson. The special honor is for individuals exemplifying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream. Eight of Pensacola’s rain-makers will accept the honor, named for the incomparable Martin Luther King Jr., Aaron among them. “This award inspires me to continue to push forward,” said Aaron. “I know… » Read more
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Stetson named Military Friendly School

Stetson University College of Law has been named a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media for 2015. The Military Friendly® Schools designation, now in its sixth year, is awarded to 16 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to help military students to succeed in the classroom and after graduation. Stetson University, with campuses in DeLand, Celebration… » Read more
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Lunch, evening sessions introduce part-time law school at Stetson

Stetson University College of Law will host information sessions in January and February about the admissions process for part-time law school applicants. Prospective students may attend lunchtime or evening sessions. Prospective law students interested in attending should RSVP for either one of the lunchtime sessions on Jan. 28 in Tampa or for the evening session on Feb. 11 in Gulfport: Stetson is offering four 20-minute… » Read more
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Free wills for veterans program at Stetson Law

Stetson University College of Law is again partnering with the Community Law Program and the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation in February to prepare free simple wills and advance health care directives for veterans and their spouses. The Feb. 17, 2015, program is designed to assist veterans or their spouses who have limited assets and low incomes and who are age 60 or older. Volunteer attorneys… » Read more
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Stetson among nation’s best law schools for pro bono

Stetson University College of Law has been ranked seventh in the nation among the 2014 Super Lawyers Top 10 Law Schools for Pro Bono Graduation Requirements. Stetson Law students donated 31,719 pro bono service hours to more than 400 organizations in the 2013-2014 academic year. Stetson is one of the first law schools in the U.S. to require pro bono service of its students. “Stetson… » Read more
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Fall degree candidates recognized

Students celebrated December graduation in the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Stetson University College of Law students celebrated their completion of law school on Dec. 18 on the Gulfport campus. A total of 77 degree candidates, including 35 full-time and 30 part-time J.D. students, attended the celebration. The full-time J.D. class included a J.D./M.B.A. and a J.D./Grado student. Two LL.M. in Advocacy, eight LL.M.… » Read more
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Workplace inequality discussed at Stetson Law Review symposium

Should labor and employment laws respond to growing economic inequality? Can employment law reform rebuild the middle class in the face of globalization and the effects of the corporate organizational structure? Questioning how labor and employment laws can address growing workplace inequality is the topic of the Stetson Law Review symposium scheduled for March 6, 2015, at Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St.… » Read more
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Stetson’s student life director honored

Stetson University College of Law Director for Student Life Tammy Briant has been selected as an Outstanding Professional in Graduate and Professional Student Services by the National Association of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, NASPA. Tammy Briant directs student life at Stetson Law. Briant, JD ’06, will be honored with her award on March 24 during the annual NASPA conference in New Orleans. The… » Read more
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Stetson’s Legal Writing Academy for lawyers is January 30

Stetson University College of Law’s Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication is offering its inaugural Legal Writing Academy on Jan. 30, 2015, at the Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. The 2015 Academy will offer presentations and workshops on Persuasive Legal Writing: What Every Lawyer Should Know. The Academy is an advanced legal writing training program for lawyers that will be taught by… » Read more
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Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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Stetson University’s historic campus, founded in 1883 in DeLand, is home to the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music. Stetson also has a satellite center in Celebration that offers advanced degrees.