Recent law grad cited in federal court

Brandon Breslow J.D. ’16, recently published an article in The Federal Lawyer, the official publication of the Federal Bar Association, that was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in the case of John R. Turner v. U.S. (L-R): Brandon Breslow and Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz at the May 2016 Honors and Awards ceremony at Stetson. Breslow began working on… » Read more


Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute partners with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Area Legal Services and Gulfcoast Legal Services to assist veterans

Stetson University College of Law’s Veterans Law Institute celebrated the launch of a new medical-legal partnership on Feb. 15  with the Bay Pines Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Bay Area Legal Services and Gulfcoast Legal Services to help veterans. The program officially launched Feb. 1, with hundreds of veterans already signed up for assistance. Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz signed a new medical-legal partnership to help… » Read more


Minority Mentoring Picnic brings students, judges and attorneys together for annual networking event

By Brielle Tucker On Feb. 4, members of Stetson’s Black Law Students Association attended the 13th Annual Minority Mentoring Picnic in Hialeah, Florida. Ten Stetson students attended this year’s annual networking event, coordinated by the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation. Students and family gather at the Minority Mentoring Picnic. Photo courtesy Brielle Tucker. Upon arrival, law students were greeted with a sticker that read “I Need… » Read more


Stetson Law’s moot court, bar prep among the best in the nation

The winter 2017 issue of the National Jurist magazine again lists Stetson University College of Law’s moot court among the best 20 programs in the nation during this decade. Stetson is also mentioned in the article, “Best schools for bar exam preparation.” Stetson advocacy teams prepare in the Florin Roebig Courtroom, one of the law school’s teaching courtrooms. Stetson’s Moot Court Board is currently ranked… » Read more


Stetson named regional co-champion at National Trial Competition

National Trial Competition winners (L-R): Daniel Christopher, Haley Coet, Ashleigh Brooks and Carlos Manresa. Stetson University College of Law was named regional co-champion of the Region 6 rounds of the National Trial Competition on Feb. 3-5 at the Pinellas County Justice Center in Clearwater, Florida. The Stetson team of Ashleigh Brooks, Daniel Christopher, Carlos Manresa and Haley Coet defeated a team from Cumberland University in… » Read more


Stetson honors William Proctor and Amy Gajda at National Conference on Law and Higher Education

Stetson University’s annual National Conference on Law and Higher Education celebrates 38 years in February, honoring two leaders in higher education. This year’s conference honors William Proctor, Ph.D. with the Facilitator Award, created for educators who embody the values and principles articulated in The Rights and Responsibilities of the Modern University. Professor Amy Gajda will receive the William A. Kaplin Award, named for Professor William… » Read more


Stetson wins Chester Bedell Trial Competition for 22nd time in 34 years

Stetson University College of Law has won the Chester Bedell Trial Competition for the 22nd time in 34 years. Stetson sent two teams to the premier state competition, who both advanced to compete against each other in the final round. Twenty teams of students from 10 law schools across the state of Florida competed. (L-R) Laura Rose, Courtney Olivier, Carolina Suazo, Kaitlyn Dugas, Skylar Stewart,… » Read more


Outstanding volunteers: Alumnae honored for pro bono service at the Florida Supreme Court

Several Stetson Law alumnae were honored at the Supreme Court of Florida on Jan. 19 by the Florida Bar for their work on behalf of poor and indigent clients. Florida Bar President William J. Schifino Jr. presented the 2017 Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Awards during a special ceremony to recognize and raise awareness about lawyers who are committed to public service and to… » Read more


Stetson honors Pamela Wiener Dubrule and Kathleen S. McLeroy for public service, civil rights advocate Judith Browne Dianis presents

Stetson University College of Law presented this year’s prestigious William Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award to both Pamela Wiener Dubrule and Kathleen S. McLeroy during the annual Inns of Court Banquet and William Reece Smith Jr. Distinguished Lecture in St. Petersburg on Jan. 18. Pamela Dubrule. Dubrule has dedicated decades to providing public service to low-income individuals. She committed her career to public service,… » Read more


Stetson’s Black Law Students Association celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stetson University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered to march in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade, one of the nation’s largest, in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Jan. 16. Stetson’s BLSA students also volunteered for the MLK Dream Big Family Fun Festival in Tropicana Field in downtown St. Petersburg. Approximately a hundred marching bands from across the… » Read more