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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

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Stetson Law part-time student Elisabeth Fontugne honored for excellence in writing

Stetson University College of Law student Elisabeth Fontugne was recently honored with two awards for excellence in writing. Fontugne won the Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration, hosted by Florida State University. She took second place in the American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics.
Fontugne’s writing addresses the intersection of law and medicine.… » Read more

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Stetson’s Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication hosts inaugural Distinguished Speaker

Stetson’s new Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication hosted Noah Messing of Yale Law School as its first Distinguished Speaker on Jan. 16. Messing is Lecturer in the Practice of Law and Legal Writing at Yale.
While at Stetson, Messing addressed more than 150 first-year law students on the basics of written persuasion. He encouraged Stetson moot court team members and alumni to challenge… » Read more

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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

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Student Kevin Crews won the Florida Law Student Essay Contest

Third-year law student Kevin Crews recently won the 2013 Florida Law Student Essay Contest. Crews won a cash award and complimentary registration at the Seventh Annual Solo & Small Firm Conference, and his essay on the topic of maintaining confidentiality with technology was published in the June Florida Bar Journal.
Crews’ essay outlined how Florida lawyers can develop best practices to protect client confidentiality when… » Read more

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Stetson Law students write ethics newsletter, hone writing skills

Stetson University College of Law students recently honed their client development writing skills while becoming published authors in a unique class newsletter project for Stetson’s new Advanced Legal Writing: Successful Writing for Law Practice course.
The newsletter project gave Stetson Law students the opportunity to learn about writing to retain clients and develop a business while writing articles for the newsletter, Florida Ethics Update.
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National Jurist – Nov. 9, 2012 – Professor Brooke Bowman

Professor Brooke Bowman is quoted in the November National Jurist article, “Bragging Rights,” which describes Stetson’s unparalleled Moot Court and top-ranked legal writing program.… » Read more

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Stetson again ranked #1 for trial advocacy, #3 for legal writing by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked Stetson University College of Law as the top law school in the nation for trial advocacy and number three for legal writing, in its 2013 “Best Graduate Schools” issue.
Stetson Law has been ranked the top school in the United States for advocacy 14 times and has consistently ranked among the top programs for legal writing by… » Read more

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Stetson Law Team Wins Legal Writing Award

Stetson Law students won a series of awards at the Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

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First in Trial Advocacy, Third in Legal Writing

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked Stetson Law first in trial advocacy and third in legal writing.  

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Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.

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Stetson University’s historic campus, founded in 1883 in DeLand, is home to the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music. Stetson also has a satellite center in Celebration that offers advanced degrees.