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First-year student Phylicia Pearson received Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers scholarship

The Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers awarded Stetson University College of Law first-year student Phylicia Pearson a scholarship during their May 8 luncheon at the University Club of Tampa. Pearson was one of five students selected from the Tampa Bay area for the scholarship. Student Phylicia Pearson received the HAWL scholarship on May 8. Photo by Laura Zuppo. She explained that she is passionate about… » Read more
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Stetson Law offers LL.M. degrees in advocacy, elder law and international law

Stetson University College of Law, home to the top-ranked trial advocacy program in the country, is offering three LL.M. degrees to help lawyers distinguish their expertise in advocacy, elder law and international law. Stetson Law will launch an online LL.M. in Advocacy starting in August 2013. Courses leading to the advanced degree will be offered part-time over two years through a distance-learning platform designed to… » Read more
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Students test their advocacy skills in Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition

Fourteen Stetson University College of Law students had an opportunity to test their oral-advocacy skills at the Carlton Fields First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition last week on the Gulfport campus. The top two oralists from each Research and Writing II class had an opportunity to compete for cash prizes and interview for a position on Stetson’s award-winning Moot Court Board. Students Sunai J. Edwards and Melaina… » Read more
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Stetson Law students win international advocacy awards in Austria

Stetson University College of Law students Paul Crochet, Meagan Foley and Alexander Zesch all received Honorable Mention Best Oral Advocate Awards at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria. The Stetson students were among a group of 40 advocates selected for the awards. More than 1800 students from 67 countries competed. Stetson’s Vis team (L-R): Michael Rothfeldt, Paul Crochet, Meagan Foley,… » Read more
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Stetson students win AAJ Regional Mock Trial Championship

Stetson University College of Law students won the American Association for Justice Regional Mock Trial Championship on March 10 in Miami, Fla. AAJ Regional winners (L-R): Charles Strauss, William Gower III, Erica Emas and Andona Zacks-Jordan. Photo by Austin Miniard. Sixteen teams competed in Miami. Stetson students Erica Emas, William Gower III, Andona Zacks-Jordan and Charles Strauss won the regional and a chance to compete… » Read more
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Stetson students to compete at largest international competitions in the world

Stetson University College of Law students will compete at some of the largest international competitions in the world in March and April. Stetson students will compete in the international finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the largest moot court competition in the world, March 31-April 6, in Washington, D.C. Stetson students will also compete at the Willem C. Vis International… » Read more
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Stetson introduces Social Justice Advocacy Series to the Gulfport campus

Robin Rosenberg addressed students as the inaugural Social Justice Advocacy series speaker on Feb. 6 in Gulfport. On Feb. 6, Stetson University introduced the Social Justice Advocacy Series to students on the Gulfport campus, featuring Robin Rosenberg, deputy director of Florida’s Children First. Rosenberg, who fights for the rights of at-risk children and youth in Florida, talked with Stetson Law students about the importance of… » Read more
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Stetson wins Best Brief Award at Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship

Stetson University College of Law students Chad Burgess, Erin Okuno and Morgan Vasigh won the Best Brief Award at the prestigious Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship on Jan. 26 in Houston, Texas. (L-R): Erin Okuno, Chad Burgess and Morgan Vasigh won the Best Brief Award at the prestigious Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. The invitation-only law school competition, hosted by the University of… » Read more
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Stetson students sweep Florida Bar Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition

Two squads on Stetson Law’s Trial Team, coached by Professor Lee Coppock, met in the finals of the Florida Bar Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition. Photos by Michael Cairns. Stetson’s Trial Team won first place at the Florida Bar Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition. (L-R): Claudette Goyanes, Adriane Ovcharenko, Diego Novaes and Brandon Blake. Stetson University College of Law students won the Florida Bar Chester… » Read more
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Stetson Law students win awards for best brief, best cross-examination at weekend east and west coast competitions

Stetson University College of Law students won awards this past weekend for best appellate briefs in Washington, D.C., and best cross examination in San Francisco, Calif. Stetson’s Moot Court teams won top awards for their appellate briefs at the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition on Nov. 3-4 in Washington, D.C. Stetson students Amar Agha and Erik Johanson won the Best Petitioner’s Brief Award and… » Read more
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Stetson Law

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.

Stetson University

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.