Stetson BLSA competition teams place in top 3 in national contests

The Stetson BLSA Trial Team and Dispute Resolution Team members with their coaches. From left: Whitany Lewis, Abigail Dean, Emeraude Lerebours, Professor James Sheehan, Coach Justin Scott, Noel Gonzalez, Jasmine Mattear, and Conklin Howard. Stetson Law’s BLSA Trial Team and Dispute Resolution Team extended the long green line of Stetson success with second and third places, respectively, in competitions at the 52nd National Black Law… » Read more


New Tax Innovators Exchange brings national tax experts to Stetson Law

GULFPORT, Fla. – The Tax Law Society at Stetson University College of Law will present the Stetson Tax Innovators Exchange (S.T.I.X.) on March 31, 2020, featuring IRS Deputy Director Sunita Lough and renowned tax attorney Marc Simonetti. S.T.I.X. is a new and forward-thinking tax law collaboration event focused almost exclusively on tax practitioners – those working in the trenches every day.  The nation’s top tax… » Read more


Stetson Law’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team advances to competition in Vienna

Stetson Law’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team won the Richard DeWitt Memorial Vis Pre-Moot competition in Miami on Feb. 29, 2020. From left: Huda Awan, Audrey Gangloff, Melissa Micceri, Prof. Stephanie Vaughan (coach), Joe Cuffel, Devin Dudley, Pedro Aranguez Diaz, Clare McQueen (student coach) and Prof. Joseph Morrissey (coach). Stetson University College of Law’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team won the Richard DeWitt Memorial Vis Pre-Moot on… » Read more


Culverhouse Chair Devon Carbado hosts class on critical race judgements

Culverhouse Chair and UCLA Law Professor Devon Carbado lectures on critical race judgements in a special class for students on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. By Brittany GivenStetson Law 3LFeb. 14, 2020 Devon Carbado, distinguished UCLA law professor and author, returned to Stetson Law on Feb. 8, 2020, as the new Culverhouse Chair to teach “Critical Race Judgments: Critical Race Theory and Supreme Court Decision making.”… » Read more


Stetson Trial Team wins regional competition; heads to Nationals in April

Sara Papantonio (left) and Raelyn Watson (center) won the regional National Trial Competition in Alabama and will head to the national finals in Texas in April. The winners are pictured here with their coach, Professor Julia Metts. Stetson Law’s Trial Team won the regional National Trial Competition hosted by Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 7-9, 2020, and will head to the national… » Read more


Dispute Resolution Board is 3 for 3 in advancing to national competitions

Dispute Resolution Board members competed in the regional client counseling competition in Louisville, Ky., last weekend. From left, Alina Acevedo (2L), Forest Sutton (3L), Gabriele Bodanza (2L), Bailey Peterson (2L), Jacqueline Phillips (2L), and Andrea Snipes-Booker (3L).  With a win Feb. 7-8, 2020, at the ABA Client Counseling regional competition at the University of Louisville- Louis D. Brandeis School of Law in Louisville, Ky., Stetson… » Read more


Stetson Law wins Chester Bedell competition for 24th time in 38 years

The Stetson University College of Law Trial Team of, from left, Drew Trautman, Rachel Wise, Megan Tiralosi and Amy Trentalange won the 2020 Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition. Jan. 24, 2020 — The Stetson University College of Law Trial Team of Drew Trautman, Amy Trentalange, Megan Tiralosi, and Rachel Wise won the Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition  Jan. 22-24 in Tampa, Florida. Megan Tiralosi also won… » Read more


Stetson University College of Law accepting nominations for William Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award

The late Wm. Reece Smith Jr. at Stetson University College of Law Dec. 2, 2019 – Stetson University College of Law is currently accepting nominations for the prestigious William Reece Smith Jr. Public Service Award, which recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding service to the legal profession and community.  This year’s award will be presented at the Annual Inns of Court Banquet in the Great… » Read more


Stetson Law hosted international meeting on sea turtle conservation

Stetson University College of Law hosted the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles meeting of the Scientific Committee in September. By Molly Kaelin Stetson College of Law had the honor of hosting the most recent meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles (IAC) in September. The IAC is an international treaty… » Read more


Moot Court Board members claim top honors at contest

Moot Court Board members participated in the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition. From left: Christopher Gieger, Sean Mullen, Judge Michael Allen, Christopher Odgers, and Vasilios Zimarakos. Moot Court Board members took Best Team and Best Oralist in the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition at George Washington University Law School, in Washington, D.C., Nov. 1-3, 2019. Not only did Stetson win, but two Stetson… » Read more