Stetson finishes second, as national finalist at Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition

Jahanna M. Azarian finished second at the competition. Stetson University College of Law student Jahanna M. Azarian finished second place and as a national finalist in the Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediation Competition on Oct. 7 at the University of Houston Law Center. This is the first time a Stetson Law team has competed in this event, now in its sixth year. This is one… » Read more

Stetson students bring Florida leaders together for Black Lives Matter panel discussion

Professor Judith A.M. Scully (left) moderated a discussion about the Black Lives Matter movement with panelists (l-r) Naji Mujahid, Dr. Bennie Small, Kene Anusionwu, and Anthony Holloway.   Stetson Law community members listen to the Black Lives Matter panel discussion at the Gulfport campus on Sept. 6, 2016. NAACP Hillsborough chapter president Dr. Bennie Small, criminal defense attorneys Kene Anusionwu and Naji Mujahid and St.… » Read more

Eckerd students can earn direct admission to Stetson law school, scholarships

Starting in the fall, high-performing Eckerd College students, including students and graduates of Eckerd’s Program for Experienced Learners, can earn direct admission to Stetson law school. Eckerd College’s Fox Quad. The partnership with Stetson University will also offer $15,000 or more in scholarship opportunities to accepted Eckerd College students based on qualifications and credentials. Through the new program, eligible Eckerd College students who have completed… » Read more

Best for career opportunities: Stetson’s LL.M.

The International Jurist magazine article, “The Best LL.M. programs,” by Sherry Karabin, lists Stetson’s LL.M. program among the top nine law school programs in the country for career opportunities. The article focused on international students coming to the U.S. for an LL.M. degree. Last year’s LL.M. in International Law graduates gather with international programs staff for a photo during commencement in May. Stetson University’s law… » Read more

Student advocates take home multiple accolades this spring

Stetson University College of Law’s student advocacy teams took home multiple accolades during the spring semester. Student Kasey Feltner tied as the best oralist at the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship in January in Houston, Texas. This is the second year in a row that a Stetson student has won the best oralist award in this prestigious national championship. (L-R): Nathan Bruemmer, Dan Kavanaugh,… » Read more

Students from the Philippines win International Environmental Moot Court Competition at Stetson Law

The winning International Environmental Moot Court Team is from the University of San Carlos in the Philippines. A team of students from the University of San Carlos, Cebu, in the Philippines, won the 20th Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition on April 16 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. For two decades, students from across the globe have honed their skills as… » Read more

Joshua Karton receives lifetime achievement in advocacy award, Elizabeth Lippy professionalism award from Stetson law school

Stetson University College of Law has selected Joshua Karton for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy and American University Washington College of Law Professor Elizabeth L. Lippy for the Edward D. Ohlbaum Award. Both awards will be presented during the Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference at Stetson law school in May. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes people who have fundamentally… » Read more

Stetson’s teams win National Ethics Trial Competition, three awards at ABA competition

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team members were named champions and won three awards at national competitions this past weekend in California and Illinois. (L-R): Nathan Bruemmer, Dan Kavanaugh, Silvia Amador and Kishantevia Carson. Stetson’s trial team of Silvia Amador, Nathan Bruemmer, Kishantevia Carson and Dan Kavanaugh won the National Ethics Trial Competition at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in… » Read more

Stetson No. 1 Trial Advocacy, No. 3 Legal Writing in U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Stetson University College of Law No. 1 in Trial Advocacy for the 18th time. Stetson ranked third in the nation for Legal Writing in the U.S. News 2017 “Best Grad Schools” issue. Stetson Law’s beautiful Gulfport campus. “Stetson’s commitment to excellence in advocacy is exemplified by our graduates,” said Stetson University President Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D. “When Stetson… » Read more

Student trial team member, mom and student leader receives multiple scholarships

Student Starcee Brown, a member of the Stetson law school trial team and single parent to her two-year-old son, recently received the Bar Study Scholarship from the Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association. The bar association awards scholarships to well-deserving third-year African American students preparing to sit for the Florida Bar exam. Student Starcee Brown and son Brynson. Photo courtesy Starcee Brown. Brown received the scholarship … » Read more