Stetson’s Dispute Resolution team wins Vis pre-moot competition, heads to international competition

(L-R): Professor Joseph Morrissey, Martin Musichi, Jade Turner, Matthew Ceriale, Taofikat Ninalowo, Ahmed Mohamed and Associate Dean Stephanie Vaughan. Stetson University College of Law’s Dispute Resolution team of Matthew Ceriale, Ahmed Mohamed, Martin Musichi and Jade Turner won the Florida Bar International Law Section Richard DeWitt Memorial Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot in Miami on Feb. 17. Ceriale was recognized as Best Oralist in the… » Read more


Stetson Law students organize Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center in March

Stetson students are organizing a Consumer Protection Fair in March. Stetson University College of Law students are organizing a Consumer Protection Fair at the Gulfport Senior Center in March to teach seniors about a range of consumer protection issues, from scams to identity theft to fraud. Attendees will learn about checking their credit reports, the importance of shredding sensitive documents, and the do-not-call list. WHAT:… » Read more


Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board advances to national competition

Finalists (L-R): Jahanna Azarian, Vanessa Denk, Keongela Norton and Jade Mattheys. Photo courtesy Professor Kristen Adams. Stetson University College of Law’s Dispute Resolution Board team of Jahanna Azarian and Vanessa Denk won the regional rounds of the American Bar Association Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition on Feb. 11. The Stetson team of Azarian and Denk heads to the national ABA LSD Client Counseling Competition… » Read more


Stetson professors, alumni, overseer honored as “Hidden Figures” by Tampa’s U.S. District Court

Stetson University College of Law professors, alumni, and a college overseer were honored as “Hidden Figures” among more than 30 legal leaders in Tampa Bay by the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida on Feb. 8. Professor Dorothea Beane. Professor of Law Dorothea Beane was honored as the first tenured minority professor and Professor of Law Luz Nagle was honored as the first tenured… » Read more


Stetson presents award for lifetime achievement to Mark Caldwell

Stetson University College of Law will present the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy to Mark Caldwell during its Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference on the Gulfport campus, May 21-23. Mark Caldwell. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those who have fundamentally changed the way in which the world approaches the teaching of advocacy. Mark Caldwell is curriculum project manager for the National… » Read more


Stetson presents professionalism award to Spencer Pahlke

Spencer Pahlke. Stetson University College of Law will present the Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award to Spencer Pahlke during its annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference in May. The Edward D. Ohlbaum Award honors an individual whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law. The… » Read more


Stetson launches Master of Jurisprudence for non-lawyers

Stetson University College of Law is launching three Master of Jurisprudence programs designed for non-lawyers in the fall semester of 2018. Stetson will begin offering a one-year Master of Jurisprudence in International and Comparative Business Law, a part time two-year Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Compliance, and a part time two-year Master of Jurisprudence in Aging, Law and Policy. Partial scholarships are available for qualified… » Read more


Winners of Kaplin and Facilitator Awards announced at Stetson’s National Conference on Higher Education Law and Policy

Higher education leaders were presented with this year’s Kaplin and Facilitator Awards during Stetson University’s 39th National Conference on Law and Higher Education, Feb. 1-3, in Clearwater Beach, Florida. E. Gordon Gee. West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee received the William A. Kaplin Award on Feb. 3. The award, named for Professor William A. Kaplin, recognizes outstanding scholars who have published works addressing the… » Read more


Professor Luz Nagle honored as first tenured Hispanic law professor at Stetson Law by U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Professor of Law Luz Nagle. Professor of Law Luz Nagle is being honored on Feb. 8 as the first tenured Hispanic law professor at Stetson University College of Law by the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida during a special luncheon in Tampa celebrating pioneering firsts. Professor Nagle received tenure in 2004 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport. Professor Nagle is an… » Read more


Professor of Law Dorothea Beane honored as “First” in Tampa Bay for her distinguished career as a trailblazer

Professor Dorothea Beane. On Feb. 8, Professor of Law Dorothea Beane will be honored at a special luncheon in Tampa by the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida as a “First” in Tampa Bay for her distinguished career as a trailblazer. Professor Beane is the first minority professor awarded tenure at Stetson University College of Law and the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award.… » Read more