FL attorney general to address Law grads

May 14, 2013

Pam Bondi to speak at Law CommencementFlorida’s first female attorney general, Pam Bondi, will present the commencement speech at Stetson University College of Law at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. Commencement is scheduled to take place in the courtyard on Stetson’s Gulfport campus,1401 61st St. S.

Bondi received her law degree from Stetson University in 1990 and a bachelor’s in criminal justice from the University of Florida in 1987.

A Tampa native and fourth generation Floridian, Bondi worked as a prosecutor in the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office for 18 years before being elected in November 2010 to serve as Florida’s 37th attorney general.

Bondi is a member of the State Board of Administration and the Florida Cabinet, is vice chair of the southern region of the National Association of Attorneys General, and serves on Florida’s Special Olympics board of directors. She was recognized by the Tampa Bay Review as a “Lawyer of Distinction” and received the “Women of Excellence in Government” award.

A total of 353 students are scheduled to walk at Stetson Law’s commencement, including 51 part-time JD students, 11 LL.M. in elder law students, 17 LL.M. in international law students, 25 JD/MBA students and one JD/MPH student.

Among this year’s graduating class are:

For more information about graduation at Stetson Law, visit http://www.law.stetson.edu/graduation/.

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