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


Stetson Law Interim Dean appointed to American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty

Stetson University College of Law Interim Dean and Professor of Law Kristen D. Adams has been appointed to the American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty. “Many of my professional heroes have been involved in the work of the Commission in educating the public and the bar about homelessness, poverty, and ways in which lawyers can help to address both,” said Dean Adams. “I… » Read more


Stetson presents star Alabama litigator Sara L. Williams with professionalism award

Stetson University College of Law will present the Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award to Sara L. Williams during its annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills Conference in May. Williams, a star litigator in Alabama, is managing attorney for Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Lawyers where she practices in the areas of trucking and automotive litigation. Williams was recently awarded a $12 million judgment against the Birmingham… » Read more


Stetson Law student Brielle Tucker named Ms. JD Fellow

Stetson University College of Law third-year student Brielle Tucker was recently named a Ms. JD Fellow. Tucker is only the second student from Stetson University to be named a Ms. JD Fellow. A member of both Stetson’s nationally ranked Moot Court and Trial Team, Tucker was named a regional finalist in the 2018 National Appellate Advocacy Competition. She is a Stetson Ambassador who has served… » Read more


Stetson to help veterans in Bradenton and Sarasota through Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Medical-Legal Partnership program

Through the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Medical-Legal Partnership program, Stetson University’s Veterans Law Institute will assist veterans with civil legal services at community clinics in Bradenton and Sarasota from July through December. Legal clinics for veterans will be available at: Bradenton Community Based Outpatient Clinic from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Mental Health Group room on Monday, Aug. 20; Monday, Oct. 1; Monday, Nov.… » Read more


Stetson presents complimentary Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics training for prosecutors, defense attorneys in Texas and Pennsylvania

Stetson University College of Law’s National Clearinghouse for Science Technology and the Law is presenting complimentary training programs for prosecutors and defense attorneys in August in Texas and in September in Pennsylvania as part of the Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics: Train the Trainer series. The training programs, funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the DOJ, are designed to teach… » Read more


Hundreds of Stetson alumni again among prestigious Florida Trend Legal Elite and Super Lawyers

A total of 111 Stetson University College of Law alumni have been selected for the Florida Trend Legal Elite and Up & Comers, 359 Stetson Law alumni have been selected as Florida Super Lawyers, and 258 Stetson Law alumni have been selected as Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars this year. Four graduates of Stetson Law, Pamela Kaye Akin, Stephen D. Busey, Mark A. Hanley and… » Read more