Stetson sweeps awards at Annual Robert Orseck Moot Court Competition

Stetson’s Moot Court team members Liz Kellar, left, and Jessica Merker with teammate Lauren Beames via FaceTime as they prepare to fly the winning banner in the Crummer Courtyard. Stetson Law, for the first time ever, swept all the awards at the Annual Robert Orseck Moot Court Competition hosted by The Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar on June 9, 10 and 16. The… » Read more


Stetson Law Clinical & Experiential Education pandemic story

By Christine CernigliaAssociate Professor of Law and Director, Department of Clinical and Experiential Education Christine Cerniglia In mid-March 2020 and one week before spring break, the Department of Clinical and Experiential Education began to plan for an immediate transition to an online format. With 67 students in externships and 37 students in clinics during the Spring semester, we immediately surveyed our clinic and externship professors… » Read more


Moot Court team sweeps all awards in tax competition

Stetson team members Omar Hussein (top left) and Erik Banuchi (top center) compete during the final rounds of the 2021 National Tax Moot Court Competition. Stetson’s team of Erik Banuchi, John Bartel, and Omar Hussein not only won the 2021 National Tax Moot Court Competition, but the team also won the Best Brief Award, and Hussein won the Best Oralist Award. The National Tax Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Tax Section of The Florida… » Read more


Vis Moot team makes it to round of 64; Gangloff receives honorable mention

Stetson University College of Law’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team competed in the 28th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot March 27 – April 1, 2021, and made it to the top 64 out of nearly 400 teams from around the world. Audrey Gangloff presenting. Team member Audrey Gangloff received an Honorable Mention Oralist award. The field of the multi-day competition is narrowed… » Read more


2021 Women’s Week kicks off Monday with leadership panel

Each year, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers at Stetson (FAWLS) hosts an award-winning week-long celebration of Women’s History Month called Women’s Week. While 2021 Women’s Week may look a little different, it will still feature informative programs, opportunities to network, and professional development experiences. The programs are open to all students, but some programs do require you to be a FAWLS member. Events include: March 22… » Read more


DR Board nabs fourth win in a row at tournament

From left: Coach Allison Belanger, winners Drew Trautmann and Shannon Walker, and coach Bill Greiner. Dispute Resolution Board members Drew Trautmann and Shannon Walker won the William & Mary Negotiation Tournament, hosted remotely by William & Mary Law School March 6-7, 2021. This was the fourth time in a row that Stetson has won the William & Mary Negotiation Tournament. In truly poetic fashion, the fourth No. 1… » Read more


A Stetson moot court first

NACC co-champions from left: Jessica Merker, Christopher Gieger, Frieda Lindroth, Toria Ryan, and Anya Pardy. Stetson advocacy is known for being first—for being No. 1. And March 7-8, 2021, two moot court teams accomplished yet another Stetson first.  It was the first time in Stetson moot court history that Stetson had not one, but two teams win!  Two Stetson teams won the virtual Washington, D.C.… » Read more


Stetson Law duo wins regionals, advances to national ABA mediation competition

Stetson Law’s ABA Representation in Mediation team beat out 12 other law school teams in a regional round of the ABA Representation in Mediation Competition last weekend! The competition was hosted virtually by The Ohio State University. Fourteen teams competed, and only two advanced to the finals.  Naomi Robertson Mary Grace Henley “This competition is known for its brutal cuts,” said Professor Kristen Adams, director,… » Read more


Alumnus shares experience, advice during Diversity Week event

By Scott R. Horn, 3PStetson University College of Law Nathan Bruemmer Nathan Bruemmer, the Legislative Director for the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus and a Stetson Law alumnus, spoke March 2 as part of Diversity Week in a session hosted by Lambda Legal Society and the Stetson Law Democrats. Bruemmer, a trans man who served as president of Lambda during his time on Stetson’s campus, spoke… » Read more


Stetson Law’s Vis International Arbitration Moot team notches 13th win in 17 years

Stetson’s Willem C. Vis International Arbitration team and coaches, from left: Melany Hernandez, Andrew Zacherl, Robert Cummings, , Professor Stephanie Vaughan, Brook Somerville, Professor Joseph Morrissey, alumnus Matthew Ceriale, Audrey Gangloff and Joseph Kim. In an unprecedented victory, Stetson’s Willem C. Vis International Arbitration team won the Florida Bar International Law Section’s Richard DeWitt Memorial Vis Pre-Moot competition on Feb. 27, 2021. It marked the… » Read more