Medical marijuana is topic of event, debate at Stetson

Medical marijuana is the topic of two upcoming events: a continuing education program and a public debate at Stetson University College of Law in October. Oct. 10 in Tampa: A full-day educational event for health care professionals and lawyers about medical marijuana is scheduled for Oct. 10, 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St. To learn more, and to register,… » Read more


Stetson University offers new joint degree in advocacy

Stetson University College of Law will offer a new joint degree program starting spring 2015, allowing students to earn both a J.D. degree and an LL.M. degree in advocacy from Stetson in seven semesters. Students in Stetson University’s new program will save a semester of full-time study by applying up to 12 hours of prescribed J.D. courses towards the LL.M. degree, allowing them to complete… » Read more


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. Elisabeth Fontugne Fontugne’s writing addresses the intersection of law… » 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


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


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