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
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
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
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
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
Edwin Boyer named the first Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law at Stetson Law
Professor Edwin Boyer has been named the first Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law. Boyer ’78 has taught several classes in Stetson’s J.D. and LL.M. degree programs as an adjunct professor. Professor Edwin Boyer Boyer, who is the immediate past-president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a partner in the Sarasota elder law firm of… » Read more
Adjunct Professor Mary Alice Jackson did an interview with the Orlando Sentinel about a man facing issues with Medicaid due to donations for a new wheelchair.… » Read more
Stetson University College of Law professors Mark Bauer and Rebecca Morgan were invited to the White House for a symposium on June 14 recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Professor Mark Bauer and Professor Rebecca Morgan attended the White House symposium with Hubert "Skip" Humphrey III. The professors attended the day-long symposium that discussed the problem of elder abuse, exploitation and neglect. Morgan is the… » Read more
Elder Consumer Protection Administrator Slade V. Dukes was interviewed about his senior consumer advocacy work for a feature in the April 1 Florida Trend.
CBS MoneyWatch ran news March 21 of Professor Theresa Pulley Radwan and Rebecca Morgan’s latest study into the causes of bankruptcy among seniors.