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


Stetson students win regional negotiation competition, advance to nationals

Members of the Stetson Law Dispute Resolution Board are, from left, Kaile Bennett, Coach Bill Greiner, Erica Eddy, Corey Roberts, Brittany Kovalskaya, Professor and Coach James Sheehan, Julia Knoll, and Jeremy Funt. Two Stetson students won a regional negotiation competition and will advance to the nationals in Chicago in February. Stetson Law Dispute Resolution Board members Brittany Kovalskaya, Corey Roberts, Erica Eddy, Jeremy Funt, Julia… » Read more


30 in 30: ABA experts share top tips for summer associates

Members of the American Bar Association shared 30 tips for success for students who have summer associate or clerkship positions. From left: Erica Bartimmo, Logan Murphy, Brian Koji, and Katie McCray. Photo by Marie-Salome Desbats By Brittany Given On Oct. 21, 2019, the Office of Career and Professional Development hosted a panel to help students with summer associate or law clerk positions by shining a… » Read more


Stetson celebrates 4 decades of ‘Chester Champions’

Four decades worth of Stetson College of Law Chester Champions gathered at the school in September for a reunion and to celebrate this year’s win. Back row from left: Chinwe Okpechi, Rachel Wood, Claudette Fornuto, Fred Schaub, Grace Samarkos, George Root, Jason Recksiedler, Charles Samarkos, Diego Novales, Kristin Gonzalez, Brandon Blake, Art Rios, Grady Irvin, Lara Breslow, and the Hon. Jessica Recksiedler. Center row from… » Read more


Protecting Florida’s Wildlife Corridor is key to preserving state’s natural beauty and diversity

Stetson College of Law Dean Michèle Alexandre talks with Jason Lauritsen, executive director of the Florida Wildlife Corridor after the first Foreman Biodiversity Lecture of the school year. From left: Professor Lance N. Long, Lauritsen, Professor Royal C. Gardner, and Dean Alexandre. By Taylor Allyn On Sept. 12, the Stetson Law community welcomed Jason Lauritsen, the Executive Director of the Florida Wildlife Corridor, to speak… » Read more


Moot Court Board brings home another championship

Stetson Moot Court Board team members who participated in the Annual Leroy R. Hassell Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition are, from left: Tyler Vaughn, Tiffani Thornton, Chris Lawson, Evan Dahdah, Audrey Gangloff, and James Nealon Members of Stetson’s Moot Court Board added another plaque to the case after winning the 19th Annual Leroy R. Hassell, Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition at… » Read more


Stetson students get a crack at criminal law reform in FL

State Sens. Darryl Rouson (D-St. Petersburg) and Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) spoke to Stetson College of Law students about the Florida Legislature’s Criminal Punishment Code Task Force on Sept. 24. Pictured from left: Sen. Darryl Rouson, Stetson Professor Judith Scully, Sen. Jeff Brandes, and Stetson student Matt Keen. Photo by Daniela Gomez. By George Thurlow State Sens. Darryl Rouson (D-St. Petersburg) and Jeff Brandes (R-St.… » Read more


Study abroad advocacy program in England marks successful 5th year, begins plans for 2020

Stetson University College of Law students traveled to Oxford, England, for the Comparative Advocacy Program study abroad program. Stetson University College of Law wrapped up its fifth Comparative Advocacy Program in Oxford, England, from July 22 through Aug. 2, 2019. This year’s study abroad trip was a hit with students and faculty alike for its mix of demanding legal training with Oxford’s intellectual and fascinating… » Read more


We need you! Now accepting program proposals for next Campus to Career conference

The 2020 Professional Development Conference: Campus to Career will take place on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, and the Conference Planning Committee is now accepting program proposals. Campus to Career is an award-winning professional development conference that is primarily for first-year law students but is open to all students. It meets students where they are, professionally and personally, and is timed to occur at the beginning… » Read more