Student advocates take home multiple accolades this spring

Stetson University College of Law’s student advocacy teams took home multiple accolades during the spring semester. Student Kasey Feltner tied as the best oralist at the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship in January in Houston, Texas. This is the second year in a row that a Stetson student has won the best oralist award in this prestigious national championship. (L-R): Nathan Bruemmer, Dan Kavanaugh,… » Read more


Stetson’s teams win National Ethics Trial Competition, three awards at ABA competition

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team members were named champions and won three awards at national competitions this past weekend in California and Illinois. (L-R): Nathan Bruemmer, Dan Kavanaugh, Silvia Amador and Kishantevia Carson. Stetson’s trial team of Silvia Amador, Nathan Bruemmer, Kishantevia Carson and Dan Kavanaugh won the National Ethics Trial Competition at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in… » Read more


Student trial team member, mom and student leader receives multiple scholarships

Student Starcee Brown, a member of the Stetson law school trial team and single parent to her two-year-old son, recently received the Bar Study Scholarship from the Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association. The bar association awards scholarships to well-deserving third-year African American students preparing to sit for the Florida Bar exam. Student Starcee Brown and son Brynson. Photo courtesy Starcee Brown. Brown received the scholarship … » Read more


Stetson’s trial team wins FJA mock trial competition

Stetson University College of Law students Brandon Breslow, Colby Connell, Kaitlyn Dugas and Tamara Williams won the Florida Justice Association Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend. Breslow, Connell, Alexa Kline and Courtney Olivier were recognized as outstanding advocates in their preliminary round trials, and Connell was named overall outstanding advocate of the competition. “Our success at this… » Read more


Stetson wins AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Stetson University College of Law won the American Association for Justice National Student Trial Advocacy Competition on April 19. Stetson’s team of Brooke Batton Charlan, Stanton Fears, Phylicia Pearson and Kyle Ross beat George Mason University in the final round of the national competition. Stetson’s trial team L-R: Kyle Ross, Phylicia Pearson, Brooke Batton Charlan and Stanton Fears. The AAJ is one of the two… » Read more


Aaron Watson JD ’09: Living the Dream

On Saturday, Jan. 17, 30-year-old Pensacola attorney Aaron Watson JD ’09 will be honored for Living the Dream. Aaron Watson. The special honor is for individuals exemplifying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream. Eight of Pensacola’s rain-makers will accept the honor, named for the incomparable Martin Luther King Jr., Aaron among them. “This award inspires me to continue to push forward,” said Aaron. “I know… » Read more


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


Stetson students win National Voir Dire Tournament

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team of Ashley Goodman, Khalil Madani and Victoria San Pedro won the National Voir Dire Tournament on April 5 in Kansas City, Mo. The team also won the professionalism award in the competition. (L-R): University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law professor and advocacy director S. Rafe Foreman, Khalil Madani, Ashley Goodman, and Victoria San Pedro. Photo by University… » Read more


Stetson wins the regional round of the AAJ trial competition

Stetson University College of Law won the regional round of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competitionon March 4 in Ft. Lauderdale. (L-R): Claudette Goyanes, Brandon Blake, Julian Catala and Erica Emas won the regional round of the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Stetson students Brandon Blake, Julian Catala, Erica Emas and Claudette Goyanes will travel to Las Vegas for the national competition… » Read more


Stetson’s trial team wins regional, will advance to national ABA trial competition

Stetson University College of Law’s trial team will advance to ABA Nationals in Houston in March.

The team of Rosa Brown, Haldon Greenburg, Brandon Held and Dennis McCarthy defeated a team from Emory University at the ABA Regional Competition Feb. 10 in Atlanta.