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Stetson Law wins awards for written and oral advocacy at international competition in Hong Kong

Stetson University College of Law students received awards for excellence in written and oral advocacy at the Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong on April 6.
The team, including Stetson Law students Jeremy Bailie, Paul Crochet, Alisa French, Carmen Herrera Valverde, Yesica Liposky, Raquel Sanchez Lopez and Davis Watson III, received honorable mention awards for both the Claimant’s Memorandum and … » Read more

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University of California, Hastings College of Law wins Stetson’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition

The University of California, Hastings College of Law won the 18th Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition on April 12 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla.
The University of California defeated the National Law University, Jodhpur, India, in the final round for the international championship.
Ateneo de Manila Law School, Philippines, received the best memorial award, and Vinayak Panikkar, National Law University,… » Read more

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Stetson wins Robert Merhige Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition

The Stetson University College of Law Alternative Dispute Resolution team won the Robert Merhige Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition at the University of Richmond Law School in Virginia, March 21-23.
Stetson sent two teams of students. The Stetson team of Rachel Ellis and Charlyne Topiol beat 19 teams from across the country.
The team of Amber Cain and Aimée Canty also competed successfully in the… » Read more

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Stetson students win National Voir Dire Tournament

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team of Ashley Goodman, Khalil Madani and Victoria San Pedro won the National Voir Dire Tournament on April 5 in Kansas City, Mo. The team also won the professionalism award in the competition.
Goodman was named Best Advocate and San Pedro was named Best Chair in the competition.
Joseph Murray ’08, Stetson’s advocacy center director Professor Charles Rose and… » Read more

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Stetson wins American Association for Justice regional mock trial competition

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team of Will Casey, Jean-Pierre Gilbert, Daniel Miles and Lisa Ungerbuehler won the American Association for Justice southeast regional mock trial competition in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on March 23. The team will advance to compete in the AAJ national championship competition in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 10.
Stetson sent two teams to the regional competition.
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Stetson again ranked #1 in trial advocacy by U.S. News

For the 16th time, U.S. News & World Report ranked Stetson University College of Law first in trial advocacy. Stetson also is ranked sixth in the nation for legal writing and is listed among the top 100 law schools in the country.
“It goes without saying that the advocacy program at our College of Law is outstanding and the best known of the many high… » Read more

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Stetson’s ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition team to compete in national finals

Stetson University College of Law’s moot court team was named co-champions of the Washington, D.C., regional on March 1 and will advance to the National Finals of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
A total of 202 teams from 118 law schools are competing during a three-week period in six regional rounds of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Only 24 of those teams will… » Read more

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William Eleazer selected for Stetson’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy

Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus William Eleazer will receive Stetson University’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy on May 21 on the Gulfport campus.
Professor Eleazer will be presented with the lifetime achievement award during Stetson’s annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference, May 20-22 in Gulfport, Fla.
Professor Eleazer helped establish Stetson’s reputation for excellence in ethical and effective trial advocacy, building… » Read more

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Amelia Michele Joiner to serve as Stetson University Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy

Renowned trial team coach Amelia Michele Joiner has accepted the position of Associate Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy at Stetson University College of Law starting in July of 2014.
Joiner is Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy Program at Duquesne University School of Law.
She has received numerous awards for outstanding achievement in the area of trial advocacy, and… » Read more

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Stetson Law launches online advocacy journal: Florida Supreme Court justice joins editorial board

Stetson University College of Law has launched the inaugural issue of the Stetson Journal of Advocacy and the Law, a unique law review designed to be read entirely online to meet the needs of the modern reader.
Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince has joined the new journal’s editorial board.
The Stetson Journal of Advocacy and the Law includes a range of articles related to… » 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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