The 2017 Ms. JD Fellowship is Now Open!

The 2017 Ms. JD Fellowship application is open! The Ms. JD Fellowship is a national Fellowship in which Fellows are provided financial support to attend ABA and Ms. JD events, Ms. JD matches the Fellows with mentors from among the Commission’s alumnae of Commissioners and Brent Award Winners.  The one-year Fellowship program is designed to foster a commitment to excellence in a new generation of women attorneys, inspired by the generation of trailblazers who paved the way for their success. If you are interested becoming a Fellow with this distinguished program, applications can be found at Please be advised that applications are due March 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

Please contact Stetson’s First Ms. JD Fellow, Natalie Yello, for more information. Natalie Yello’s 2017 Fellowship Project, Women’s Week will be happening on March 13-16 and all students interested in applying for the Fellowship are encouraged to attend. See details below.

For name tag and food purposes, please RSVP at

Monday March 13 12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m., Pro Bono Event & Publix Chicken
Stetson Law Classroom A

Preparing and decorating cards for women at Alpha House, a shelter for homeless mothers and pregnant women. Lunch will be served! Donations of personal items including tampons, shampoo and conditioner will be accepted. Students will earn one hour of nonlegal pro bono.

Tuesday March 14 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m., The Vagina Monologues
Stetson Law Mann Lounge

The Vagina Monologues celebrating womanhood and featuring Stetson Law faculty and students! Join us for hors d’oeuvres and a free show!

Wednesday March 15 5:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m., Tools for Tackling Gender Bias & Mazzaro’s Dinner
Stetson Law Mann Lounge
(Dinner and networking at 5:30 p.m., panel discussion begins at 6:00 p.m.)

Panelists will include:
The Honorable Pamela Campbell of the Sixth Judicial Circuit
Kristina Feher of The Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates, P.A.
Shavarne B. Dahlquist of Raymond James Trust N.A.
Katherine Yanes of Kynes Markman & Felman.
Mazzaro’s will be served for dinner.

Thursday March 16 5:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m., Networking Mixer at The Hangar Restaurant in Downtown St. Petersburg
The Hangar Restaurant, 540 1st St SE, St. Petersburg

Join local attorneys, judges, and Stetson Law students at The Hangar Restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg for heavy hors d’oeuvres, networking, socializing, and great company!