Brian Tannebaum J.D. ’94 discusses The Practice

Brian Tannebaum J.D. ’94. Brian Tannebaum J.D. ’94 visited Stetson’s Gulfport campus on Feb. 26 to meet with the Stetson community and discuss his new book, The Practice: Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering.   The book offers advice on how to operate a law practice and develop into a top professional lawyer. Tannebaum is a criminal and bar defense lawyer in Miami and managing partner… » Read more

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

Panel features Florida Bar president Greg Coleman

A panel of five distinguished lawyers and leaders talked with Stetson Law students about “Balancing Life and the Law” on Oct. 6 in Gulfport. Stetson Law students gathered to hear a panel discuss balancing life and the law. Approximately 90 students attended the presentation on balancing a successful career with a personal life featuring Florida Bar President Greg Coleman B.B.A.’85, J.D ’89 .; Carlton Fields… » Read more

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

First-year student Phylicia Pearson received Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers scholarship

The Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers awarded Stetson University College of Law first-year student Phylicia Pearson a scholarship during their May 8 luncheon at the University Club of Tampa. Pearson was one of five students selected from the Tampa Bay area for the scholarship. Student Phylicia Pearson received the HAWL scholarship on May 8. Photo by Laura Zuppo. She explained that she is passionate about… » Read more