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Texas Tech wins Stetson’s Seventh Annual National Pretrial Competition

Texas Tech University School of Law won Stetson University College of Law’s Seventh Annual National Pretrial Competition on Oct. 19 in Gulfport, Fla. The Texas Tech team with the competition judges. Back row: Julie Walbroel, the Honorable Caroline Tesche, and Stetson Law Associate Dean Michael Allen. Front row: John Roddy Pace, Katherine Handy (Best Advocate, Final Round), Delaney Crocker, and Caleb Miller. “All of the… » Read more
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Christie Letarte: Serving the public interest through education and the law

by Alexandria Nicodemi, 2L Spring 2013 alumna Christie Letarte is a staff attorney for the Florida Senate Committee on Education. Her career combines her passion for education and the law. “I knew in some capacity that I wanted to be in public interest,” said Christie. “My undergraduate school [College of the Holy Cross] had a mission statement that was about being men and women for… » Read more
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Stetson University and USF Health form first-of-a-kind partnership to help veterans

Contact: Brandi Palmer, Stetson Law Communications, 727-562-7381 Anne DeLotto Baier, USF Health Communications, 813-974-3303 Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida are joining forces to help Florida veterans through supportive clinical services, collaborative student training and joint research.  The collaboration will help veterans negotiate an often complex system so that they may secure disability benefits to which they are entitled. This… » Read more
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Dean Pietruszkiewicz speaks on leadership

Dean Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz addressed the Student Leadership Development Program luncheon on Sept. 24. A capacity crowd packed the Great Hall on Stetson’s Gulfport campus to hear the dean speak on the importance of effective management in leadership. Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz spoke with Stetson Law students on Sept. 24. Dean Pietruszkiewicz spoke on the “Management Pillar” of leadership. He talked with students about his first… » Read more
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Stetson University offers Advocacy Training in Ireland

Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, offered an advocacy training program to a sell-out crowd in Dublin, Ireland, July 17-18. The two-day program for law students, law professors and legal practitioners taught the renowned Stetson method of trial advocacy at the University College of Dublin Sutherland School of Law. Participants in Stetson’s July 2014 advocacy program in Ireland. “This new program reinforces Stetson’s… » Read more
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Ukraine rejoins Stetson University’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition

Ukraine will host a regional round of Stetson University’s International Environmental Moot Court Competition again this year after a hiatus from the competition. The 2014 IEMCC winners: University of California-Hastings team with Professor Royal Gardner, director of Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy. Ukraine hosted the first Central and Eastern European rounds of the IEMCC in 2010. “Ukraine has experienced many challenges in the… » Read more
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Stetson University named best student chapter by Florida Bar

The Florida Bar recently honored Stetson University College of Law student leaders for their outstanding chapter. Stetson’s chapter of the Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division was named the best in the state during the Florida Bar’s Annual Meeting June 25-26 in Orlando. Student Anisha Patel (left) accepted Stetson’s best chapter award from the Law Student Division president. “Our fantastic student leaders Jennifer Tindell, Anisha… » Read more
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Stetson Law wins best brief at Florida Bar moot court competition

Stetson University College of Law students Jeremy Bailie, Anisha Patel and Nick Sellars won the best brief award at the Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition at the Florida Bar conference on June 25-26 in Orlando. Stetson’s Moot Court team won best brief. (L-R): Gordon Glover (Moot Court Committee member), Katherine Hurst Miller (Stetson alumna and co-chair of the Moot Court Committee), Nick Sellars, Anisha… » Read more
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Stetson Lawyers Association honors eight law alumni and friends

The Stetson Lawyers Association presented awards to eight outstanding alumni and friends of Stetson University College of Law during the Florida Bar Annual Meeting in Orlando on June 26. Nestor M. de Armas B.B.A. ’73 and Congressman David W. Jolly received the Distinguished Service Award for their significant, meritorious and continuing contributions to Stetson Law. Former president of the Stetson University Alumni Association, de Armas… » Read more
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103 alumni voted among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite

A total of 103 Stetson University College of Law alumni have been selected for Florida’s Legal Elite in the July 2014 Florida Trend magazine. Stetson Law graduates walk at a recent commencement. The Legal Elite Hall of Fame includes two Stetson Law alumni, Mark A. Hanley JD ’80 and Rhea F. Law JD ’79. The Hall of Fame honors attorneys who have consistently ranked in… » Read more
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