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

Stetson Law Professor Appointed Chair of Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism

Kirsten K. Davis, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication, has been selected as Chair of the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism for 2019-20. The Committee’s work advances civility and professionalism in the practice of law and works closely with the Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism.   “I’m excited and honored to be working… » Read more

Stetson prof. earns Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholar Award

Professor Luz E. Nagle Stetson University College of Law Professor Luz E. Nagle will spend the fall semester in the Canary Islands of Spain, teaching and conducting research at Universidad de La Laguna in Tenerife as a Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholar in international law. “Selection as a Fulbright Senior Scholar is a highly competitive process,” Professor Nagle wrote via email from her office abroad. “The award… » Read more

Stetson University College of Law Hurricane Dorian update

Check the Emergency Preparedness page or the College of Law’s Facebook page for updates. Hurricane Dorian Update – Monday, Sept. 2 Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport and Tampa campuses will remain closed through Wednesday, Sept. 4, based on guidance from the National Weather Service, Gov. Ron DeSantis, and our own safety officers. We will reopen on Thursday, Sept. 5, and all classes and activities… » Read more

Stetson Law professor appointed to serve on Innocence Project of Florida’s board of directors

Ellen S. Podgor, J.D., Gary R. Trombley family white-collar crime research professor at Stetson University College of Law, has been selected to serve on the Innocence Project of Florida’s board of directors. Based in Tallahassee, the nonprofit organization helps obtain freedom for innocent prisoners through investigating cases, obtaining DNA testing and advocating for their release. Since 2003, the Innocence Project of Florida has assisted with… » Read more

Stetson Law alumni are honored for achievements and contributions at Florida Bar Convention

The Stetson Lawyers Alumni Association (SLAA) presented four alumni with awards who have made a positive impact in the community and supported Stetson University College of Law during the 2019 Annual Florida Bar Convention at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida on June 27. SLAA has been honoring alumni accomplishments and presenting them with awards for more than 25 years. “The… » Read more

Stetson Law student receives Ms. JD Fellowship

Stetson University College of Law third-year student Emilia L. Soliman was recently named a Ms. JD Fellow. She is the third Stetson Law student to receive this honor. Emilia L. Soliman  Photo by Alberto Diloné The Ms. JD Fellowship is a project in partnership with the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession that was established nine years ago to provide mentoring and… » Read more

Stetson Law professional development conference wins American Bar Association award

Stetson University College of Law’s “Professional Development Conference: Campus to Career” has won the 2019 American Bar Association’s E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award. “We are honored to be recognized by the American Bar Association and presented with the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award,” said Joann Grages Burnett, Esq., Campus to Career co-chair and associate director of career and professional development. “Receiving this award is a… » Read more

American Bar Association honors Joann Grages Burnett with prestigious young lawyers award

Joann Grages Burnett, Esq., associate director of career and professional development at Stetson University College of Law, is the recipient of the 2019 American Bar Association’s On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers Award. The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) annually recognizes 40 ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership and legal and… » Read more

Stetson Law student wins best oralist award at Florida Bar Convention

Chris Pate, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady and Chris LawsonImage courtesy of The Florida Bar  Stetson University College of Law’s moot court team argued in the final round of the 2019 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition before the justices of the Florida Supreme Court, and the justices awarded law student Chris Pate with the Best Oralist in the Final Round. This year’s competition… » Read more