Election 2016: Stetson law experts available for media interviews

The following legal experts are available for election-related interviews. Call Brandi Palmer in the communications office to schedule/ for times available at 727-562-7381 (office) or 727-430-1580 (cell). Professor Paul Boudreaux, topic: Electoral College and the Election Outcome Paul Boudreaux. Boudreaux wrote on the history and present/future of presidential debates and on how the electoral college impacts the presidential election. Professor Lance Long, topic: Amendment 1… » Read more

Stetson inducts three into Hall of Fame

Stetson University College of Law inducted three new members of its prestigious Hall of Fame at a special evening event on Oct. 22. (L-R): Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, Professor Robert Bickel, President Wendy Libby. Professor of Law Robert D. Bickel, Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy A. Quince, and Matt Towery J.D. ’87 are the newest members of the Stetson University College of Law Hall of Fame.… » Read more

Stetson’s star alumni honored

Stetson University College of Law alumni were recently selected for the Tampa Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list and for inclusion in the Business Observer’s “40 Under 40” and the National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer list. Tammy Briant. Tammy Briant J.D. ’06 was selected for the annual “40 Under 40” issue of the Business Observer that highlights the brightest young stars… » Read more

Stetson’s National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law awarded new grant, director honored

The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, was recently awarded an additional grant from the Department of Justice to produce educational in-person trainings and webinars. Professor of Law Carol Henderson spoke in New Zealand. The two-year $400,000 grant was awarded to Stetson’s Clearinghouse by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs at… » Read more

Scientist speaks at Stetson on captive marine mammals

Dr. Naomi A. Rose, a marine mammal scientist with the Animal Welfare Institute in Washington, D.C., delivered the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture at Stetson’s Gulfport campus on Sept. 29. Dr. Naomi Rose spoke at Stetson’s Foreman Biodiversity Lecture. Dr. Rose spoke on the plight of “Captive Marine Mammals: Beneath the Surface” and described how the natural history and biology of marine mammals make them uniquely unsuited… » Read more

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