Stetson’s Lambda Legal Society is now national affiliate

The Stetson University College of Law Lambda Legal Society is now a National LGBT Bar Association Law School Affiliate. Jen Rex “We are confident that our work with the National LGBT Bar Association will allow us to continue to promote the growth of our organization on campus,” said President Jen Rex. “Additionally, we welcome this opportunity to connect on a much larger level with the… » Read more


Dispute Resolution Board duo headed to nationals

Members of the Dispute Resolution Board competed at the regional rounds of the American Bar Association Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition. Clockwise from top left: Joseph “J.R.” Boyd, Leah Le’Vell, Gabriele Bodanza, Lydia Plotz, Taylor Bollt, and Brooke Ennis. Members of Stetson Law’s Dispute Resolution Board competed at the regional rounds of the American Bar Association Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition hosted virtually… » Read more


Biodiversity lecture highlights history, future of Florida Everglades

Eve Samples, executive director of the Friends of the Everglades, presented as part of The Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series at Stetson Law. “Saving the Everglades is a test. If we pass, we may get to keep the planet.” That’s the mantra of the Friends of the Everglades, a simple and easy-to-remember reason why the biodiverse section of South Florida is so essential… » Read more


Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Stetson University College of Law welcome three new Community Fellows

TAMPA, Fla. — The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Stetson University College of Law welcomed three new Community Fellows as part of the Alliance for Advocacy and Philanthropy partnership. As part of this collaboration, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay offers paid fellowships each semester for students attending Stetson University College of Law. The fellows will have the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding… » Read more


Advocacy teams kick off new season with triumphs

In true Stetson Law fashion, our advocacy teams have been bringing home awards and advancements this fall! First, congratulations to Moot Court Board members Carmen Cato, William Linton, and Adam Poe for being named finalists in the regional round of the National Moot Court Competition! They will compete in the national rounds in February. Second, kudos to duos Alina Acevedo and Kylie Weaver and Huda… » Read more


BLSA takes annual Survival of the Fittest event virtual

Current and prospective students, alumni, and legal professionals including judges and various types of attorneys, participated in the annual Survival of the Fittest event hosted by Stetson BLSA. The event was held virtually this year. On Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, Stetson’s BLSA hosted Survival of the Fittest, an annual event for the Black Law Students Association aimed at teaching practical tools to navigate the legal… » Read more


Stetson alumnus shares ocean conservation efforts in latest biodiversity lecture

Jon Paul Brooker examines Ocean Conservancy in Florida in latest Foreman Biodiversity Lecture at Stetson Law. By Taylor Allyn, 3LStetson Law On Oct. 6, 2020, the Stetson Law community welcomed alumnus Jon Paul Brooker as part of the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series. His talk, “Currents and Crossroads: A Vision for Florida’s Oceans and Coasts” expounded on his lifelong passion and work in… » Read more


First Foreman Biodiversity Lecture of 2020/2021 academic year to focus on role of science in Clean Water Act ruling

The inaugural Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture of the academic year is titled “Scientists and Civic Engagement: Closing the ‘Groundwater Loophole’ in the Clean Water Act” and will hosted online on Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 12-1 p.m.   The speakers will be Dr. David Kaplan and Dr. Mark Rains, both of whom were instrumental in working with Stetson Law’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and… » Read more


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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This event was postponed due to COVID-19 and rescheduled to Nov. 13, 2020. Read about the new event here. 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… » Read more