Stetson’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education offers sessions addressing new proposed Title IX regulations

Stetson University College of Law’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education, now in its 40th year, will offer sessions on new proposed Title IX regulations recently released by the Dept. of Education. The conference, Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2019, in Clearwater Beach, Florida, includes a Title IX Investigator Training Certificate Course and sessions covering “Title IX Regulatory Update,” “Kangaroo Courts? Due Process and the College… » Read more


Stetson University College of Law achieves advocacy milestones in 2018

Stetson Law achieved two advocacy milestone firsts this year. Stetson won the inaugural American Bar Association Competitions Champion Award in May. The ABA Law Student Division hosts four practical skills competitions—the arbitration, negotiation, client counseling and national appellate advocacy competitions. The Competitions Champion award is presented to the law school that accrues the most points through team achievements and participation in the ABA Law Student… » Read more


Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board wins the William & Mary Law School Negotiation Tournament for the third year in a row

Stetson University College of Law’s Dispute Resolution Board recently won the William & Mary Law School Negotiation Tournament for the third year in a row. Stetson Law students George Hiller and Valeria Villaverde won the competition on Nov. 4, and Villaverde was also named Best Overall Advocate. Professor James Sheehan and alumnus Bill Greiner traveled with and coached the teams. Professor Erika McArdle, the associate… » Read more


Stetson Law presents Cornerstone Award to Scott S. Bethune

Stetson University College of Law is presenting its Cornerstone Award to Scott S. Bethune during its regional Educating Advocates Teaching Advocacy Skills conference on Dec. 7 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Bethune is the founding member of Davis, Bethune & Jones, one of Kansas City’s premier law firms. He has dedicated his legal career to helping people find closure to desperate situations. As a… » Read more


Dispute Resolution Board wins National Mediator Competition in Houston

The Stetson University College of Law Dispute Resolution Board team of Jenna Jordan and Haviland Kebler competed and Kebler won the National Mediator Competition at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 13. A total of 16 students from teams across the country, including six Texas schools, competed in the unique competition, in which law students serve and are judged on… » Read more


Stetson wins Leroy R. Hassell National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

The Stetson University College of Law team of Madison Wahler, Deanna Cipriano and James Nealon won the Leroy R. Hassell National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition at Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Oct. 6. Nealon also won the fourth best oralist award in the preliminary round. This was the first time Stetson participated in the competition, which drew 20 teams… » Read more


Stetson Law inducts three into its prestigious Hall of Fame

Stetson University College of Law inducted Wil H. Florin J.D. ’80, Professor Rebecca C. Morgan J.D. ’80, and Professor Emeritus Michael I. Swygert into its prestigious Hall of Fame on Oct. 6. Florin, who was born in Salzburg, Austria, co-founded what is now the Florin Roebig law firm, and at age 30, obtained the then-largest reported jury verdict in Pinellas County history. He and partner… » Read more


Stetson’s National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trusts is Oct. 17-19 at the Vinoy

Stetson University College of Law’s National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trusts, now in its 20th year, brings together national experts in special needs trusts, tax, pooled special needs trusts, disability and veterans law on Oct. 17-19 at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. CLE credits have been approved. The conference will include pre-conference options… » Read more


Child Advocates of Stetson Law announces Florida’s first comprehensive legal rights guide for teens in foster care

The student organization Child Advocates of Stetson Law announces the publication of “Know Your Rights,” the first comprehensive legal rights guide for teens in foster care. The program begins with introductions at 10 a.m. The guide, authored entirely by Stetson Law students, will be unveiled during a panel discussion with child welfare attorneys at 12 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Tampa Law Center, 1700… » Read more


From Selma, Alabama, to Cape Town, South Africa: Recent graduate spends summer exploring social justice on two continents

From Selma, Alabama, to Cape Town, South Africa: Recent graduate spends summer exploring social justice on two continents By E. Alan Brock J.D. ’17/LL.M. ’18 I have spent the past four years studying at Stetson, earning my J.D. and LL.M. in International Law, and along the way, I have developed my advocacy skills, made great friends, and seen the world. Stetson has provided me with… » Read more