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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. (L-R): Will Casey, Elizabeth Finizio, Daniel Miles, Judge Gary Farmer Sr.,… » Read more
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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. (L-R): Kayla Cash, David Wright, and Madison Kebler. 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… » 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. Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus William Eleazer 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… » 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. Amelia Michele Joiner. Photo courtesy Duquesne University. 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… » 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 wins John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law

Stetson University College of Law’s moot court team of students Jonathan Hart, Brandon Pfluger and Melaina Tryon won the 32nd Annual John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law on Oct. 26 in Chicago. This is the second time that Stetson has won this competition. The first time was in 2009. Moot Court winners coach Larry Miccolis, Brandon Pfluger,… » Read more
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Louisiana State University Wins Stetson’s National Pretrial Competition

A team of students from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center won Stetson University College of Law’s Sixth Annual National Pretrial Competition on Oct. 13 in Gulfport, Fla. Teams from 16 law schools around the country competed at Stetson for a chance to win the competition, coordinated annually by Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Advocacy. Awards Students from Louisiana State University Paul M.… » Read more
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Stetson Law launches new Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication

Stetson University College of Law has recently launched a new Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication. Stetson’s Institute will serve as a nexus of research, teaching and service to improve the quality of legal communication, particularly legal writing, among law students, lawyers, members of the judiciary and other professionals. “The creation of the Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication, combined with the Center… » Read more
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Stetson students win National Workers’ Compensation Moot Court Competition

Stetson University College of Law students Kayla Cash, Paul Crochet and Tyler Egbert won the 2013 E. Earle Zehmer National Workers’ Compensation Moot Court Competition on Aug. 19 in Orlando. (L-R): Paul Crochet, Judge T. Kent Wetherell II, Kayla Cash, Judge Scott D. Makar, Tyler Egbert and Judge Timothy Osterhaus. Photo courtesy Michael Crochet. Stetson’s moot court team, coached by Associate Dean and Professor of… » 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.