Stetson wins award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization

(L-R): Melissa Mora J.D. ’06, who presented the Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization; Evelyn Passino, president of Stetson’s Public Service Fellows; and Professor Ann Piccard. Photo courtesy Professor Piccard. Stetson University College of Law was selected as the winner of the Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization by the 13th Judicial Circuit and Hillsborough County Bar Association. Stetson’s… » Read more


Deputy Commander for USCYBERCOM to speak at Stetson Law commencement on May 19

Lt. General Vincent R. Stewart. Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, the Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command, will present the commencement address in the Plaza Mayor Courtyard at Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St. S. in Gulfport, Florida, during the program beginning at 8:30 a.m. on May 19. Stewart previously served as the 20th director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, where he was… » Read more


Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo is Stetson Law’s Cornerstone Award winner

Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has been selected as Stetson University College of Law’s Cornerstone Award winner. Judge Restrepo will be presented with the award during Stetson’s Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills conference on May 21-23 in Gulfport, Florida. Judge Restrepo. Judge Restrepo, who was born in Medellin, Colombia, has spent much of his legal career… » Read more


Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board takes home award for best video from the Vis Moot in Austria

  Stetson University College of Law’s Dispute Resolution Board team of Matthew Ceriale, Ahmed Mohamed, Martin Musichi, Jade Turner, and student coach Taofikat Ninalowo was recognized as the winner of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot video contest on March 23 in Vienna, Austria. (photo L-R): Professor Joseph Morrissey, Matthew Ceriale, Taofikat Ninalowo, Associate Dean Vaughan, Jade Turner, Martin Musichi, and Ahmed Mohamed.… » Read more


Students launch Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center

Stetson students coordinated a Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center. Photo courtesy of Jenna Jordan. Stetson’s Elder Law Society, Public Service Fellows, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Association coordinated the first annual student-run Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center on March 19 to teach consumers how to guard against scams, identity theft and fraud. More than 50 seniors… » Read more


Longtime Stetson Law professor Michael Allen celebrated investiture as federal judge in Washington, D.C.

Judge Michael Allen celebrated his investiture to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims with a special ceremony on March 20 in Washington D.C. Longtime Stetson University Professor of Law Michael P. Allen celebrated his judicial investiture on March 20 as one of the newest judges serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C. Along with Judge Allen, Judges… » Read more


Stetson is again top law school for Trial Advocacy, ranked second for Legal Writing

Stetson’s Gulfport, Florida, campus. Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, is again ranked the no. 1 law school for Trial Advocacy and is ranked no. 2 for Legal Writing in the U.S. according to U.S. News. It is the 20th time in 24 years that Stetson has been ranked the top law school for Trial Advocacy and has consistently ranked among the top… » Read more


Stetson’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic joins first Law Schools for Vets conference in Washington, D.C.

Stetson’s Veterans Law Institute and Veterans Advocacy Clinic were dedicated in 2012. Stetson University College of Law joined law schools from around the U.S. at the first conference of the National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium, or Law Schools for Vets, Feb. 28-March 1, in Washington, D.C. Stetson helped to found the consortium in 2016. The first Law Schools for Vets conference, which drew more… » Read more


Stetson wins regional AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition

(L-R): Dalton Allen, Zach Morrison, Jessica Viola, Amara Benitez-Rodriquez, Ethan Dunn, Christopher Hallett, Joseph Sise, Ashleigh Thornton. Stetson University College of Law students Ethan Dunn, Christopher Hallett, Amara Benitez-Rodriquez, and Joseph Sise won the regional American Association for Justice Student Trial Competition on March 4 in Miami, and will advance to the National Finals Competition in April. Only the top team from each region advances… » Read more


Stetson students win mediation competition, advance in all four dispute resolution competitions sponsored by the ABA

(L-R): Mark Joseph and Julia Alley won the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation competition. Stetson University College of Law students won the ABA regional mediation competition in Connecticut this past weekend. (L-R): Brooks Robinson, Valeria Villaverde, Dale Tan, with coach Professor James Sheehan, were recognized as having the best draft agreement for their client at the Transactional LawMeets regional competition. Photo courtesy Professor Kristen… » Read more