Stetson’s J.D./M.B.A. students place in Global Top 25

Students in Stetson University’s J.D./M.B.A. program recently placed among the Global Top 25 in the GLO-BUS global simulation competition. Stetson J.D./M.B.A. students participated in GLO-BUS as part of their capstone management course. “Through the use of tools like the GLO-BUS simulation in our capstone course, students are able not only to integrate the functional expertise in business and law they have acquired during their tenure… » Read more

Stetson again ranked #1 in trial advocacy by U.S. News

For the 16th time, U.S. News & World Report ranked Stetson University College of Law first in trial advocacy. Stetson also is ranked sixth in the nation for legal writing and is listed among the top 100 law schools in the country. “It goes without saying that the advocacy program at our College of Law is outstanding and the best known of the many high… » Read more

Stetson announces Carmen R. Gillett PLLC Top Grade Award in Family Law

Stetson University College of Law will award the Carmen R. Gillett PLLC Top Grade Award in Family Law to several students in the spring. The award, named for lifelong Sarasota resident Carmen R. Gillett J.D.’81, recognizes and provides financial support to Stetson Law students who have demonstrated academic excellence by receiving the highest grade in their section of the family law course. “It is very… » Read more

Stetson Law announces this year’s William A. Kaplin and Facilitator Award recipients

Stetson University College of Law announced the recipients of this year’s William A. Kaplin Award and Facilitator Award at the National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Feb. 13-19, in Orlando, Fla. William E. Thro. Photo: University of Kentucky. William E. Thro, constitutional law scholar and general counsel of the University of Kentucky, received the William A. Kaplin Award for Excellence in Higher Education Law… » Read more

Students celebrate World Wetlands Day in the Everglades

First-year students in professors Royal Gardner and Lance Long’s Legal Research and Writing class had an opportunity to study environmental issues up close during a recent trip to the Florida Everglades. Students Alex Nicodemi, Beach Brooks, Tommy Mingledorff, Andrew Long and Professor Royal Gardner visit the Everglades. Photo courtesy Kayli Keough. Students camped and hiked through Big Cypress National Preserve in the Western Everglades. The… » Read more

Amelia Michele Joiner to serve as Stetson University Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy

Renowned trial team coach Amelia Michele Joiner has accepted the position of Associate Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy at Stetson University College of Law starting in July of 2014. Amelia Michele Joiner. Photo courtesy Duquesne University. Joiner is Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy Program at Duquesne University School of Law. She has received numerous awards for outstanding achievement… » Read more

Stetson Law launches new Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication

Stetson University College of Law has recently launched a new Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication. Stetson’s Institute will serve as a nexus of research, teaching and service to improve the quality of legal communication, particularly legal writing, among law students, lawyers, members of the judiciary and other professionals. “The creation of the Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication, combined with the Center… » Read more

Students honored for best event by Florida Bar

Stetson University College of Law students were honored during the Florida Bar’s recent annual meeting on June 28 in Boca Raton, Fla. Stetson members of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division-Law Student Division received the “Best Event Award.” (L-R): Stetson students Angelika Zych, Anisha Patel, Jennifer Tindell and Frank Leung. Stetson was selected from among all Florida law schools for their “Balancing Law and Life”… » Read more

Stetson hosts part-time law school info sessions in July and August

Stetson University College of Law is hosting part-time law school information sessions in July and August for prospective students who wish to learn more about the admissions process. Stetson enrolls new law students annually in the fall. Students interested in the full-time program are also invited to attend. Those interested in attending should RSVP for one of the sessions: Tuesday, July 30, at the Gulfport… » 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