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Alumni serving the public interest

According to a September/October 2014 National Jurist article, a recent job satisfaction survey of 6,200 lawyers in four states has revealed that factors like personal satisfaction, autonomy and making a difference in people’s lives rank highly in lawyers’ happiness. Editor Mike Stetz wrote in the article “What makes a lawyer happy?” that “Lawyers working in public service–such as those in legal aid, public defenders, prosecutors,… » Read more
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Hundreds of Stetson Law alumni named in Super Lawyers Business Edition

More than 150 alumni of Stetson University College of Law were recently named in the Super Lawyers Business Edition. Super Lawyers Business Edition, distributed annually in November to more than 55,000 executives and in-house counsel in the U.S. and London, serves as a resource for making legal hiring decisions. The magazine features the top firms of all sizes specializing in: Business and Transactions; Construction, Real… » Read more
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Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame inducts three alumni

Stetson University College of Law inducted three extraordinary alumni into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 1 in Gulfport. Hall of Fame inductees are selected for having a profound and positive impact on Stetson Law and the legal profession. This year’s inductees included: (L-R): Joshua Magidson accepting his Hall of Fame honor from Dean Chris Pietruszkiewicz. Joshua Magidson JD ’80 has served as president of… » Read more
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Stetson Lawyers Association honors eight law alumni and friends

The Stetson Lawyers Association presented awards to eight outstanding alumni and friends of Stetson University College of Law during the Florida Bar Annual Meeting in Orlando on June 26. Nestor M. de Armas B.B.A. ’73 and Congressman David W. Jolly received the Distinguished Service Award for their significant, meritorious and continuing contributions to Stetson Law. Former president of the Stetson University Alumni Association, de Armas… » Read more
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Stetson University tops Florida Super Lawyers list again

Stetson University College of Law alumni again top the list of Florida Super Lawyers. Stetson Law is among the top 10 law schools in the state producing the highest number of Florida Super Lawyers this year. Graduates walk at Stetson Law commencement. This year, 298 Stetson Law alumni are among the Florida Super Lawyers and 181 Stetson Law alumni are honored among the Florida Super… » Read more
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Stetson University names Ulmer Vice President for Development

Stetson University has named Jeffrey A. Ulmer vice president for development and alumni engagement. Ulmer joins Stetson from the University of Central Florida where he serves as assistant vice president overseeing fundraising at multiple academic colleges. Prior to that Ulmer was responsible for setting the strategic direction for UCF’s Athletic Development Program. Jeffrey A. Ulmer, vice president for development and alumni engagement at Stetson “I… » Read more
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Three inducted into Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame

Stetson University College of Law inducted three outstanding alumni into its Hall of Fame on Oct. 26 in Gulfport. Hall of Fame inductees are selected for having a profound and positive impact on Stetson Law and the legal profession. » View photos on Flickr (or see slideshow below) (L-R): Hall of Fame inductees Paul Barnard, Judge Raphael Steinhardt and James Martin. This year’s inductees included:… » Read more
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Stetson Law students head to DeLand for Hatter football

A busload of Stetson Law students headed to the DeLand campus on Saturday, Sept. 21, for Stetson University’s second football game of the season. (L-R): Stuart Boone (3L), Joe Gear (3L), Danielle Creech ’13, Hatters mascot “John B,” and Nick Wise (2L) in DeLand for the Hatters football game on Sept. 21. Photo by Kayla Minton (2L). Stetson Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz joined the Stetson… » Read more
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Super Lawyers, Florida Trend list Stetson law alumni at the top

Hundreds of Stetson University College of Law alumni have recently been recognized among Florida Super Lawyers and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite. Stetson is listed third among the top 10 law schools across the country producing the most Florida Super Lawyers this year, with 278 Stetson law alumni selected for inclusion. Six Stetson alumni, Stephen A. Barnes, Troy J. Crotts, Mark A. Hanley, Steven H. Mezer,… » Read more
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Stetson University College of Law presents annual awards to alumni, friends

Stetson University College of Law Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz and Stetson Lawyers Association president Jenay Iurato JD/MBA ’00 presented five annual awards to alumni and friends on June 27 in Boca Raton, in conjunction with the Florida Bar’s annual meeting. View photos here>> (L-R): Jenay Iurato, Vincent Citro, Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz and Joshua Magidson. Clara and George Nenezian received the Distinguished Service Award for their significant,… » 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.