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


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


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


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


Stetson’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy was presented to Loyola professor Susan G. Poehls

Stetson University College of Law’s  prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy was presented to Loyola Law School professor Susan G. Poehls this year. Professor Susan Poehls, winner of Stetson’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy. Poehls is the director of trial advocacy programs and the William C. Hobbs Professor of Trial Advocacy at Loyola Law School, where she developed the… » Read more


Stetson Professor of Law Roberta Flowers elected to the NAELA board: LL.M. in Elder Law alumni, faculty distinguish themselves as NAELA leaders

Professor Roberta Flowers, a member of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Professor Roberta Flowers. Professor Flowers is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of ethics in elder law and elder abuse. Flowers teaches courses on ethics in an elder… » Read more


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


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


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


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