Board of Overseers

The purpose of the Board of Overseers is to counsel, advise, and assist the Dean of the College of Law and the President of the University in developing the program of legal education and of financial and other resources.

Active Members

Lori Y. Baggett

 

Tampa, Florida
PODS Enterprises, LLC
B. A., University of South Alabama '98 
J.D., Stetson University '02

Hon. Tangela Hopkins Barrie

 

Decatur, Georgia
Superior Court of DeKalb County
J.D., Stetson University '97

Gregory W. Coleman

Chair of the Board, Executive Committee

West Palm Beach, Florida
Critton Luttier and Coleman, LLP
B.B.A., Stetson University '85
J.D., Stetson University '89

Michael P. Connelly

 

Malvern, Pennsylvania
Crown Castle
B.A., Stetson University '93
J.D., Stetson University'96
M.B.A., The Wharton School of Business '08

Robert E. Doyle Jr.

 

Naples, Florida
Doyle Conflict Resolution, Inc.
B.A., George Washington University
J.D., Stetson University '75

Grace E. Dunlap

 

Tampa, Florida
Bryant Miller Olive, P.A.
B.A., George Mason University
J.D., Stetson University '86

Wil H. Florin

 

Palm Harbor, Florida
Florin Roebig
B.A., Ball State University
J.D., Stetson University '80

Leo J. Govoni

 

Clearwater, Florida
Founding Partner and President, Boston Asset Management, Inc.
B.A., Framingham State College

Tracy Raffles Gunn

Executive Committee

Tampa, Florida
Gunn Appellate Practice, P.A.
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Stetson University '93

Mark E. Haranzo

 

New York, New York
Holland & Knight
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Stetson University '85

Thomas S. Harmon

 

Tampa, Florida
Harmon & Parker, P.A.
B.A., Auburn University '91
J.D., Stetson University '95

Richard A. Harrison

Executive Committee

Tampa, Florida
Richard A. Harrison, P.A.
A.A., Miami-Dade Community College
B.A., Stetson University '83
J.D., Stetson University '86

Benjamin H. Hill, IV

 

Tampa, Florida
Hill Ward Henderson
B.A., Vanderbilt University '90
J.D., Stetson University '97

Jenay E. Iurato

Executive Committee

Tampa, Florida
Iurato Law Firm, P.L.B.S., B.A., Pepperdine University
J.D., Stetson University '00

Jay Landers

 

Tallahassee, Florida
B.A., Stetson University '64
J.D., Stetson University '70

Charles S. Liberis

 

Pensacola, Florida
Liberis Law Firm, P.A.
B.S., Stetson University
J.D., Stetson University '67

Joshua Magidson

 

Clearwater, Florida
Shareholder, Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A.
B.A., Boston University;
University of Maryland '73
M.A., University of Connecticut
J.D., Stetson University '80

Michael E. Marder

 

Orlando, Florida
Greenspoon Marder Law
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D. Stetson University '77

Simone Marstiller

 

Tallahassee, Florida
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
B.B.A., Stetson University '88
J.D., Stetson University '96

Timothy P. McFadden

Vice Chair of the Board, Governance Committee Chair, Executive Committee

St. Petersburg, Florida
B.S., United States Military Academic at West Point
J.D., Stetson University '90

Steven D. Overly

Development Committee Chair, Executive Committee

Amelia Island, Florida
Rogers Towers
B.A., Gettysburg College
M.P.A., Pennsylvania State University
J.D., Stetson University College of Law '82
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center

Hon. Peggy A. Quince

 

Tallahassee, Florida
Retired Justice, Supreme Court of Florida
B.S., Howard University
J.D., Catholic University of America
LL.D., (Hon.) Stetson University '99

Robert G. Riegel Jr.

 

Jacksonville, Florida
Rogers Towers
B.A., Stetson University '78
J.D., Stetson University '81

Amy R. Rigdon

 

Washington, D.C.
Latham & Watkins, LLP
B.A., Stetson University '05
J.D., Stetson University '08

Arturo R. Rios

 

St. Petersburg, Florida
Arturo Rios, P.A.
B.A., Eckerd College
J.D., Stetson University '06
LL.M., Temple University

Jeffery A. Smith

 

Inverness, Florida
Retired Assistant State Attorney 5th Circuit
B.S.B.A., University of Florida '70
J.D., Stetson University '73

Scott Stevenson

 

New York, New York
Aon Special Opportunities Group
B.S., Wharton School of Business
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Stetson University '12

Jason L. Turner

Secretary of the Board, Finance Committee Chair, Executive Committee

Nashville, Tennessee
Keller Turner Andrews & Ghanem, PLLC
B.B.A., Belmont University
J.D., Stetson University '04

Aaron Watson

 

Pensacola, Florida
The Watson Law Firm, PLLC
B.A., Florida State University
J.D., Stetson University '09

Roger W. Yoerges

 

Washington, D.C.
CEO, Capital Talent Agency, LLC
B.A., University of Florida
J.D., Stetson University '85

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Christopher F. Roellke

President of Stetson University

DeLand, Florida
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.S., Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University

Michèle Alexandre

Dean and Professor of Law

Gulfport, Florida
B.A., Colgate University
J.D., Harvard Law School '00

Mitchell A. Schermer

 

Tampa, Florida
Morgan and Morgan Business Trial Group
B.A., Florida State University
J.D., Stetson University '15

Faculty Liason

Kelly M. Feeley

Professor of Law

Gulfport, Florida
B.S., Florida State University
J.D., Stetson University 95'

Emeritus

William F. Blews

 

St. Petersburg, Florida
Attorney at Law, William F. Blews, P.A.
B.A., Baylor University
J.D., Stetson University '66

S. Sammy Cacciatore

 

Melbourne, Florida
Attorney at Law, Nance, Cacciatore, Hamilton, Barger, Nance, Cacciatore
B.A., Stetson University '66
J.D., Stetson University '66

Adelaide Few

 

Tampa, Florida
Attorney and Counselor at Law
B.A., University of Florida
J.D., Stetson University '85
M. Ed., University of Florida

Bonnie B. Foreman

 

St. Petersburg, Florida
B.A., Stetson University '68

Thomas D. Graves

 

St. Petersburg, Florida
Attorney at Law, Claire, Graves & Reischmann, P.A.
B.A., Rollins College
LL.B., Stetson University '60

Rhea F. Law

 

Tampa, Florida
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Stetson University '79

Michael C. Maher

 

Orlando, Florida
The Maher Law Firm, P.A.
B.A., Rollins College
J.D., Stetson University '65

R. Michael McCain

 

Tampa, Florida
Gypsum Products, Inc.
B.S., Florida State University

Marsha G. Rydberg

 

Tampa, Florida
B.A., Emory University
J.D., Stetson University '76

Christian D. Searcy Sr.

 

West Palm Beach, Florida
Senior Partner, Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.
B.A., University of Virginia
J.D., Stetson University '73

Leslie Reicin Stein

 

Tampa, Florida
A.B., University of Michigan
M.B.A., University of Tampa
J.D., Stetson University '76

Hon. Raphael Steinhardt

 

Miami, Florida
Retired Circuit Judge
B.A., University of Miami
LL.B., Stetson University '63

Matthew A. Towery

 

Atlanta, Georgia
M.Phil., University of Cambridge, England
J.D., Stetson University '87

Gary R. Trombley

 

Senior Partner, Trombley & Hanes
B.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Stetson University College of Law '73

Robert G. Wellon

 

Atlanta, Georgia
Attorney and Counselor at Law
J.D., Stetson University '74

Honorary Members

Hon. Susan C. Bucklew

 

Tampa, Florida
Judge, United States District Court
B.A., Florida State University
M.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Stetson University '77

Hon. Carol W. Hunstein

 

Atlanta, Georgia
Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia
B.S., Florida Atlantic University
J.D., Stetson University '76

Hon. Elizabeth A. Kovachevich

 

Tampa, Florida
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District
B.B.A., University of Miami
J.D., Stetson University '61

Richard J. McKay

 

Flowery Branch, Georgia
President and CEO, Atlanta Falcons
B.A., Princeton University
J.D., Stetson University '84

James C. Smith

 

Tallahassee, Florida
Attorney at Law
B.S., Florida State University
J.D., Stetson University '67