For the love of the game: Scholarship celebrates classmates who balanced life with law school

Students Marissa Marchena and Joey Nemeh celebrate with Nenezian and Jones family and friends at the scholarship banquet. Photo courtesy Marissa Marchena. Students and alumni enjoy a beautiful, windy afternoon of softball to celebrate the Rich Nenezian and Jim Jones Memorial Scholarship. Photo by Marissa Marchena. Students Marissa Marchena and Joey Nemeh were recently selected for the Rich Nenezian and Jim Jones Memorial Scholarship. The… » Read more

Stetson celebrates Pride scholarships

On the evening of Oct. 23, the Stetson Law community gathered on the Gulfport campus to celebrate the Pride scholarship recipients at a reception in the Mann Lounge. (L-R): Michele Hintson JD ’02 with Professor Jason Palmer at the Pride Scholarship celebration. Faculty at Stetson joined the Pride Scholarship committee to support law students who participate in extracurricular activities and services related to LGBTQIA issues.… » Read more

Student Starcee Brown receives Single-Parent Scholarship Award

Student Starcee Brown, a single parent in Stetson University College of Law’s part-time J.D. program, received a scholarship from the law firm of Katz & Phillips, P.A. on March 3. The essay-based scholarship benefits high-achieving single parents who plan to attend or are currently attending law school. Student Starcee Brown. Scholarship applicants were asked to write about how single parenthood has affected their education, an… » Read more

Faculty papers top the charts for clinical law education

Three faculty papers by Stetson Law professors were recently listed among the Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten download list for: Clinical Law Teaching & Practice eJournal. Professor Cynthia Batt. Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox, director of Stetson’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic, wrote the fifth-ranked paper, “Lightening the VA’s Rucksack: A Proposal for Higher Education Medical-Legal Partnerships to Assist the VA in Efficiently and Accurately Granting Veterans Disability… » Read more

Book launch benefits Frederick B. Karl Scholarship for Veterans at Stetson

A book launch at the John F. Germany Public Library in downtown Tampa on May 22 benefited the Frederick B. Karl Scholarship for Veterans at Stetson University College of Law. A group gathered at the Frederick B. Karl book launch in Tampa. The Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County, Inc., celebrated the publication of Karl’s book, “Python Tales: World War II Memories of a… » Read more

Professor Rebecca C. Morgan Elder Law Scholarship Fund announced at SNT conference

Attorneys, trustees, estate planners, financial advisers, CPAs and other elder care professionals attended the 15th Annual 2013 Special Needs Trusts – The National Conference held Oct. 16-18 in St. Pete Beach, Fla. The advanced day session opened with a presentation by Associate Dean Kristen D. Adams, announcing the Professor Rebecca C. Morgan Elder Law Scholarship Fund. The newly named scholarship for students enrolled in Stetson’s… » Read more

Stetson Law faculty receive awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship

Stetson University College of Law faculty Mark Bauer, Timothy S. Kaye and Ellen S. Podgor were honored on May 17 on the Gulfport campus with awards for outstanding teaching and scholarship. Professor Bauer was presented the Branton Excellence in Teaching Award, given annually to a full-time professor who has made outstanding teaching contributions inside and outside the classroom, and by example. Professor Kaye received the… » 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

George Edgecomb Bar Association recognizes Stetson Professor of Law Bruce Jacob with diversity award

Stetson University Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob ’59 received the Delano S. Stewart Diversity Award on April 29 in Tampa, Fla. Stetson Law graduate George Hunter ’99 presented Jacob the award during the George Edgecomb Bar Association 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet. Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob. While serving as Stetson’s dean, Jacob greatly increased the number of minority full-time… » Read more

New agreement with Stetson University College of Law shortens path to law degree for qualified USF undergraduates

Aspiring attorneys can reduce the time they spend earning a law degree through a new “3+3” program announced today by the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law. (Seated L-R): Stetson University President Wendy Libby signs the new 3 + 3 agreement with University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft. Photo by Aimee Blodgett for the University of South Florida. Students seeking… » Read more