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’s star alumni honored

Stetson University College of Law alumni were recently selected for the Tampa Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list and for inclusion in the Business Observer’s “40 Under 40” and the National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer list. Tammy Briant. Tammy Briant J.D. ’06 was selected for the annual “40 Under 40” issue of the Business Observer that highlights the brightest young stars… » Read more

Class of 1966 alumni join Florida Bar 50-year member celebration

Stetson University College of Law alumni Frank J. Aloia Sr. J.D. ’66, Anthony A. Balasso J.D. ’66, Kenneth C. Deacon Jr. J.D. ’66, Ernest S. Marshall J.D. ’66, Bruce Thomas McKinley J.D. ’66 and Melvyn Trute J.D. ’66 were among more than a dozen Stetson law school alumni recently honored at the Florida Bar luncheon celebrating 50-year members during the Florida Bar Annual Convention on… » Read more

Stetson celebrates alumni and friends: Katherine Hurst Miller ’06 new president of Florida Bar YLD

(L-R): Katherine Hurst Miller with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Stetson University College of Law presented its annual awards to outstanding alumni and friends of the college during the Florida Bar meeting in Orlando on June 16. Stetson also celebrated the installation of Katherine Hurst Miller J.D. ’06 as president of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. (L-R): Mac McCoy with Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz. Alumni and friends… » Read more

Four awards honor graduates’ significant service

Stetson University College of Law presented its annual awards to graduates and friends of the college in conjunction with the Florida Bar Annual Convention June 24-27 in Boca Raton. SLIDESHOW: Scott Bruin B.A. ’75 was presented the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of significant, meritorious and continuing contributions that benefit the college. Bruin is the executive managing partner of CapTrust Financial Advisors in Tampa. He… » Read more

Who’s again rising to the top? Stetson grads among Super Lawyers, Legal Elite

Hundreds of Stetson Law graduates were ranked among the best lawyers in the state of Florida again this year. This year, more than 400 Stetson Law graduates are named in the 2015 Florida Super Lawyers. Stetson placed third among the list of law schools with the most honorees this year in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite. Florida Super Lawyers includes 307 Stetson Law graduates and Florida… » Read more

Stetson wins Hermes Creative Awards for video features

Stetson University College of Law’s communications team in Gulfport, Florida, has been honored with multiple Hermes Creative Awards for its video features spotlighting students and alumni. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals who work on concept, writing and design using traditional materials and emerging technologies. Stetson won a platinum and a gold Hermes Creative Award for its video series. Stetson’s video… » Read more

Alumni serving the public interest

According to a September/October 2014 National Jurist article, a recent job satisfaction survey of 6,200 lawyers in four states has revealed that factors like personal satisfaction, autonomy and making a difference in people’s lives rank highly in lawyers’ happiness. Editor Mike Stetz wrote in the article “What makes a lawyer happy?” that “Lawyers working in public service–such as those in legal aid, public defenders, prosecutors,… » Read more

Hundreds of Stetson Law alumni named in Super Lawyers Business Edition

More than 150 alumni of Stetson University College of Law were recently named in the Super Lawyers Business Edition. Super Lawyers Business Edition, distributed annually in November to more than 55,000 executives and in-house counsel in the U.S. and London, serves as a resource for making legal hiring decisions. The magazine features the top firms of all sizes specializing in: Business and Transactions; Construction, Real… » Read more

Stetson Law’s Hall of Fame inducts three alumni

Stetson University College of Law inducted three extraordinary alumni into its Hall of Fame on Nov. 1 in Gulfport. Hall of Fame inductees are selected for having a profound and positive impact on Stetson Law and the legal profession. This year’s inductees included: (L-R): Joshua Magidson accepting his Hall of Fame honor from Dean Chris Pietruszkiewicz. Joshua Magidson JD ’80 has served as president of… » Read more