Professor James Salzman presented on Payments for Ecosystem Services

Professor James Salzman spoke at Stetson. Photo by Sy-Woei Hao. Professor James Salzman presented on Sept. 6 on Stetson’s Gulfport campus on “Payments for Ecosystem Services.” Salzman is the Donald Bren Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law at the UCLA Law School and at the Bren School of the Environment at UC Santa Barbara. Ecosystem services are the benefits humans gain from the natural environment that… » Read more


Stetson invites members of the public to complimentary series of Foreman Biodiversity Lectures starting in September

Stetson University College of Law hosts the complimentary Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series in the fall on environmental topics in the Great Hall on the Gulfport campus at 1401 61st St. S. Lecturers include environmental experts from across the country speaking on topics ranging from ecosystems, to hands-on learning about the environment, to restoration of wetlands. Topics during the fall semester include: Sept.… » Read more


Stetson presents Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy to Judge David C. Mason

Judge David C. Mason. Stetson University College of Law is presenting its Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy to Judge David C. Mason during the Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference on the Gulfport, Florida, campus in May. Judge Mason is an honorary member of the Order of the Coif and the American Board of Trial Advocates who has served for 29 years… » Read more


Student Kate Welch spends the summer working with the Wildlife Trust of India

Kate Welch in India. By Julie McHaffie “Never once did I think coming to Stetson Law would allow me to bottle-feed rhino calves in a remote jungle in India,” said second-year law student Kate Welch, who spent her summer working with the Wildlife Trust of India in Delhi, India. Welch met Vivek Menon, executive director and CEO of the Wildlife Trust of India, when he… » Read more


Andrew Appleby joins Stetson Law, teaching tax law in the fall

Professor Andrew Appleby. Andrew Appleby joined Stetson University College of Law as an assistant professor of law, teaching federal income tax courses beginning this fall. Professor Appleby practiced tax law at leading firms for nearly a decade.  Most recently, he was special counsel in the tax group at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP’s New York office.  Professor Appleby was a partner in the tax group… » Read more


Anne E. Mullins joins Stetson Law as associate professor

Associate Professor Anne Mullins. Anne E. Mullins has joined the Stetson University College of Law faculty beginning in the fall semester as an associate professor teaching research and writing. Professor Mullins previously taught at the University of North Dakota School of Law and the University of Oregon School of Law. She received the University of North Dakota Foundation Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate… » Read more


Alumnus Senior Judge Raphael Steinhardt funds restoration of historic paintings at Stetson Law

Stetson Law alumnus Senior Judge Raphael Steinhardt J.D. ’63, a 2013 Stetson Law Hall of Fame inductee and namesake of the Judge Raphael Steinhardt Building that houses the Veterans Law Institute at Stetson, has recently made a donation to restore five large historic oil paintings on Stetson’s Gulfport campus. The campus was previously the home of the Florida Military Academy and was built originally as… » Read more


Stetson honors three at Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference

(L-R): Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo, Spencer Pahlke and Mark Caldwell. Stetson University College of Law honored three extraordinary advocates during its annual Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference in Gulfport, Florida, May 21-23. View a photo gallery from this event here. Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit received the Cornerstone Award, recognizing exceptional members of the advocacy… » Read more


Student Nataly Azcurra selected for Peggy Browning Fund fellowship, to work with Friends of Farmworkers

By Rachel Wise Nataly Azcurra, a rising 3L at Stetson Law, was recently selected for a prestigious 10-week fellowship from the Peggy Browning Fund. She was one of 400 applicants for the grant. Nataly Azcurra. Azcurra’s passion for immigration law was sparked at a young age when Azcurra and her family moved from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to South Florida. Before coming to Stetson Law, she… » Read more


Stetson student fellowship recipients spend the summer giving back to the community

By Rachel Wise Some students use their summers to lie on the beach and work on their tans, but at Stetson Law, students explore their passions during those intermittent months and relish in the opportunity to give back to their communities.  This summer, four outstanding Stetson students will be participating in the Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Program sponsored by the Florida Bar Foundation: Hanna Elmasry,… » Read more