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Professor teaches course on elder law in Israel

Professor Roberta Flowers, co-director of Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law, is teaching elder law practice and education in the U.S. at the invitation of Israel Doran, chair of the geriatric department at Haifa University in Israel. Professor Roberta Flowers is teaching elder law in Israel. “Because elder law is not a specialty in the legal profession in Israel, elder advocates such as Professor… » Read more
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Free wills for veterans program at Stetson Law

Stetson University College of Law is again partnering with the Community Law Program and the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation in February to prepare free simple wills and advance health care directives for veterans and their spouses. The Feb. 17, 2015, program is designed to assist veterans or their spouses who have limited assets and low incomes and who are age 60 or older. Volunteer attorneys… » Read more
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Happy to Help: Student Elder Law Advocate Erica Munz

Second-year law student Erica Munz (née Murburg) came to Stetson University with a specific goal in mind: to prepare people for the inevitable by creating and finalizing their estate plans. Erica Munz. “People can either have a say in the matter, or they can roll over and just let chaos and confusion happen to them and their loved ones when they become ill or pass… » Read more
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Medical marijuana is topic of event, debate at Stetson

Medical marijuana is the topic of two upcoming events: a continuing education program and a public debate at Stetson University College of Law in October. Oct. 10 in Tampa: A full-day educational event for health care professionals and lawyers about medical marijuana is scheduled for Oct. 10, 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. To learn more, and to register,… » Read more
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Professor Rebecca C. Morgan Elder Law Scholarship Fund announced at SNT conference

Attorneys, trustees, estate planners, financial advisers, CPAs and other elder care professionals attended the 15th Annual 2013 Special Needs Trusts – The National Conference held Oct. 16-18 in St. Pete Beach, Fla. The advanced day session opened with a presentation by Associate Dean Kristen D. Adams, announcing the Professor Rebecca C. Morgan Elder Law Scholarship Fund. The newly named scholarship for students enrolled in Stetson’s… » Read more
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Stetson Law hosts national special needs trusts conference in October

Stetson University College of Law’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law is hosting Special Needs Trusts – The National Conference, Oct. 16-18, at the Loews Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Fla. The Center developed the national conference for practitioners and other professionals who work with individuals who have special needs. Now in its 15th year, Stetson’s conference provides professionals who work in the… » Read more
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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
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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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Community Law Program, St. Petersburg Bar Foundation to offer free wills and advance directives for senior veterans and spouses at Stetson Law

Stetson University College of Law is partnering with the Community Law Program and the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation to prepare free simple wills and advance directives for WWII, Korea and Vietnam War veterans and their spouses. WHAT: Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law and Veterans Law Institute will host a daylong program where volunteer attorneys from the Community Law Program will provide free wills… » Read more
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Stetson professor Mark Bauer inducted as Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law

Stetson University College of Law professor Mark Bauer was recently inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. Professor Bauer accepted the new fellowship during the Canadian Conference on Elder Law in Vancouver, Canada, on Nov. 16. Professor Mark Bauer (center) accepted his fellowship in Vancouver, Canada, on Nov. 16. Photo courtesy the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. Professor Bauer frequently… » Read more
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