December 5, 2020
Congratulations to our graduates! We streamed our three ceremonies on Dec. 5 at the following times:
- 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
- 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
View the commencement videos below.
8:30 a.m. Ceremony
11:30 a.m. Ceremony
2:30 p.m. Ceremony
2020 Commencement Speaker
Lori BaggettTampa Office Managing Shareholder, Carlton Fields, P.A.
Lori Baggett, J.D. ’02, is the managing shareholder of the Tampa office of Carlton Fields, the third-largest law firm in the Tampa Bay area with 99 local attorneys and more than 300 nationwide. She represents companies in labor and employment law issues, with an expertise on workplace safety and health matters, and is one of a handful of Florida lawyers with OSHA 30 certification. Baggett has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for Construction Law, Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite, and Florida Super Lawyer.
She has held many leadership roles and focuses on promoting diversity in the legal profession. She co-chairs Carlton Fields’ Women’s Alliance and is a past fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, a national organization of corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to building a more open and diverse legal profession.
Baggett continues to be involved with the Stetson community by serving a second term as a member of the Stetson Law Alumni Association and was recently inducted into the U.S. Supreme Court with other Stetson alumni. She established the Baggett Family Scholarship at Stetson Law for African American students who exhibit academic and personal leadership.
For the health and safety of the December 5, 2020 Commencement Ceremony participants, we have asked the following speakers to submit personal messages to the graduates. We are honored for their contribution to Stetson University College of Law’s Commencement Ceremony.
Maureen Breakiron-EvansChair, Stetson University Board of Trustees
Greg ColemanChair, Stetson College of Law Board of Overseers
Kevin IuratoPresident, Stetson Lawyers Alumni Association
Rachel WiseStetson Law '20 and Outgoing Student Bar Association President