Stetson wins Hermes Creative Awards for video features

Stetson University College of Law’s communications team in Gulfport, Florida, has been honored with multiple Hermes Creative Awards for its video features spotlighting students and alumni. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals who work on concept, writing and design using traditional materials and emerging technologies. Stetson won a platinum and a gold Hermes Creative Award for its video series. Stetson’s video… » Read more

Aaron Watson JD ’09: Living the Dream

On Saturday, Jan. 17, 30-year-old Pensacola attorney Aaron Watson JD ’09 will be honored for Living the Dream. Aaron Watson. The special honor is for individuals exemplifying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream. Eight of Pensacola’s rain-makers will accept the honor, named for the incomparable Martin Luther King Jr., Aaron among them. “This award inspires me to continue to push forward,” said Aaron. “I know… » Read more

Adlin Tuya: advocating for immigrant justice

by Alexandria Nicodemi, 2L “My passions in life aren’t put on hold when I go into the office,” says spring 2013 Stetson University College of Law alumna Adlin Tuya. “Every day I am working toward something that is important to me. And when you are working in an environment that you are passionate about, productivity skyrockets.” Tuya says she has found that when balanced with… » Read more

Best-selling author, animal rescue advocate David Rosenfelt speaks to standing-room only crowd at Stetson

Stetson University College of Law’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida presented a talk and book-signing by best-selling mystery novel author and animal rescue advocate David Rosenfelt on April 14 on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. David Rosenfelt spoke at Stetson Law in Gulfport on April 14. Animal rescue advocates gathered with author David Rosenfelt on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. Rescue dog… » Read more

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

Stetson graduate named among National Bar Association’s top 40 lawyers under 40

Stetson University College of Law 2003 graduate Monica D. Barnes has been named one of the 2013 “40 Lawyers under 40” by the National Bar Association and IMPACT. Barnes will be recognized among the Nation’s Best Advocates during the association’s 88th annual convention on July 27, in Miami. Assistant City Attorney Monica Barnes. Barnes is an assistant city attorney for the City of Miami Gardens,… » Read more

Stetson Educates Advocates

Stetson is Educating Advocates at a three-day conference in May.

Veterans Advocates

Stetson Law students won the Veterans Law Appellate Advocacy Competition in Washington, D.C.

Stetson hosts national championship for hundreds of top student advocates

Stetson University College of Law hosted the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament this year. It was the first time the national competition was held at a law school outside the state of Iowa.

October 17- Decorated colonel and military judge advocate to address Stetson international law class

Decorated colonel and military judge advocate to address Stetson international law class 2003 10 17Frank KlimExecutive Director of Communications(727) 562 7889Gulfport, Fla. U.S. Army Col. Katherine Stone, commanding officer of the Judge Advocate General office at Southern Command, will speak