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

Free wills for veterans aged 60 or older offered at Stetson Law in February

Stetson University College of Law partners with the Community Law Program and the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation in February to prepare free simple wills and advance directives for low income veterans and their spouses aged 60 or older. Veterans or their spouses must schedule individual appointments in advance by calling 727-562-7393. Walk-in appointments are not available. The deadline to schedule an appointment is Jan. 24.… » Read more

Artists in Residence: Stetson Law students volunteer with local nursing home to create Maturity in the Masterpiece program

When a group of students in Professor Rebecca Morgan’s Elder Law Seminar class visited a local nursing home in Gulfport, student Ashley Heino noticed that the walls were lacking artwork. Student Heather Woods volunteered for “Maturity in the Masterpiece.” Photo by Stan Arthur. She and fellow student Christine O’Shea discussed how Stetson Law students and the nursing home might work together to create artwork to… » Read more

Stetson’s elder law center director and husband presented with keys to the City of St. Petersburg

Stetson University College of Law professor Rebecca Morgan and her husband Jay were presented with the keys to the City of St. Petersburg during an evening fundraising program at the Sunshine Center in St. Petersburg on May 18. Professor Rebecca Morgan and Jay Morgan received the keys to the City of St. Petersburg for decades of service to the Sunshine Center. The Morgans were recognized… » Read more

Stetson Professor of Law Roberta Flowers elected to the NAELA board: LL.M. in Elder Law alumni, faculty distinguish themselves as NAELA leaders

Professor Roberta Flowers, a member of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Professor Roberta Flowers. Professor Flowers is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of ethics in elder law and elder abuse. Flowers teaches courses on ethics in an elder… » Read more

Stetson Law alumnus Jason Turner and family establish scholarship honoring grandfather LeRoy Y. Hooks

Stetson University College of Law graduate Jason L. Turner ’04 and his family have established an endowed scholarship to support students concentrating in the area of elder law. With his mother, Laura Turner, and grandmother, Maurelle Hooks, the family created the LeRoy Y. Hooks Elder Law Scholarship to honor Jason Turner’s late grandfather, a life-long professional educator who lost his life to Lou Gehrig’s Disease.… » Read more

LL.M. in Elder Law gives 20-plus year attorney an edge in her practice

Stetson University College of Law’s LL.M. in Elder Law offers attorneys a convenient, online program where they can excel and become experts in elder law. Liz Allen, a partner in the Tampa law firm of Gibbons, Neuman, Bello, Segall, Allen and Halloran, P.A., who has been practicing for more than 20 years, recently graduated from the program at Stetson. “The LL.M. program was critical for… » Read more

Elder Consumer Law Day Series

Stetson hosts an Elder Consumer Law Day series for seniors in January, March and May.

Elder Consumer Protection Expo, April 20

Elder Consumer Expo April 22