Panel addresses careers of state attorney, public defender

A panel of six lawyers discussed their varied careers as state attorneys and public defenders during a noontime lecture for students at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. Panelists (L-R): Ashley Roura, Irene Maslanik, Howardene Garrett, Douglas Covington, Fred Schaub and Craig Schaeffer. Douglas Covington ’83 of the Office of the State Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit, Howardene Garrett of the Office… » Read more

Alumna crosses the bridge to practice: returns home to Jacksonville as newest assistant public defender

Alumna Ashley Goggins JD/MBA ’12, a recipient of Stetson University College of Law’s Bridge to Practice Fellowship, was hired as an assistant public defender working in the Juvenile Court Unit in the Fourth Judicial Circuit in July. Ashley Goggins Goggins shared that she has always had a passion for public service.  “That passion was cultivated during my time in law school,” said Goggins, who served… » Read more

Tampa Bay Times – July 29, 2012 – Professor Roberta Flowers

Professor Roberta Flowers is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times and Ledger article about teen killers having a chance to get sentences reduced in the wake of a recent Supreme Court decision.… » Read more