Stetson hosted Consumer Protection Fair with AARP

Volunteers from AARP Tampa Bay helped local seniors sign up for the Do Not Call Registry and other services to help block junk mail during the Consumer Protection Fair at Stetson. “There is no rule book to retiring or getting old,” said Marilyn Izor, a retired nurse from St. Petersburg. The 70-year-old attended a Consumer Protection Fair on Sept. 11, 2019, at Stetson University College… » Read more

Stetson professors take advocacy training to the Caribbean

Stetson Advocacy is everywhere, and most recently it was the Virgin Islands! At the end of July, Professors Roberta Flowers and Julia Metts traveled to the Caribbean for hands on Stetson advocacy lectures, demonstrations, and interactive presentations for members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association. The multi-day training session was actually several years in the making thanks to hurricane delays and other hiccups, but it… » Read more

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