Faculty - Oxford, England
Professor of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Professor Stephanie Vaughan is an alumna of Stetson University College of Law, graduating in 1991 after having received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Alabama. Professor Vaughan returned to the Stetson Community as a professor in 1996. She has taught numerous skills courses during her tenure at Stetson University College of Law, including International Sales Law and Arbitration, Advocacy and Negotiation Skills, U.S. Legal Research and Writing, Legal Research and Writing I & II, Legal Drafting, and Interviewing and Counseling.
Prior to joining the legal academy, Professor Vaughan worked as an associate for Tew, Zinober, Barnes, Zimmet, & Unice in Clearwater, Florida, practicing commercial litigation, representing municipal corporations, analyzing liability reports for insurance companies, and drafting appellate briefs. Other areas of law that Professor Vaughan has experience in include contracts, personal injury, real estate, banking, and workers' compensation.
Professor Vaughan's contributions to Stetson throughout her career go beyond being a professor and dean, as demonstrated by her receipt of multiple Outstanding Faculty Service Awards. She has been associate director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy, interim director of International Programs, resident director of Overseas Programs, director of the Tampa Law Center, co-director of Legal Research and Writing, and the Moot Court advisor. During her time as Moot Court advisor, Stetson University College of Law won numerous first-place awards in every category, including best team, best brief, and best oralist. Professor Vaughan co-coached Stetson's Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot teams to be world champions in 2005 and silver medalists in 2006 and 2009. Professor Vaughan herself has won the Moot Court Board Cornerstone Award, an award and resolution for a decade of success with Stetson's Moot Court, and has a graduation award named in her honor, The Stephanie A. Vaughan Excellence in Advocacy Award, which is to be given each year at graduation to a student who embodies excellence in advocacy.
Professor Vaughan published Persuasion Is an Art . . . But It Is Also an Invaluable Tool in Advocacy, 61 Baylor L. Rev. 635 (2009), co-authored Stetson University College of Law Project for Excellence in Legal Communication Beginner's Guide to Oral Argument, and Yes, You Will Really Use Algebra When You Grow Up: Providing Law Proof That Legal Research and Writing Is Essential in the Real World, 10 Persps. 105 (Spring 2002). She has also participated in, trained, and lectured on advocacy and legal research and writing topics around the country.
Professor of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Professor Morrissey received his A.B. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. He practiced corporate and securities law for Mayer, Brown & Platt and later Kirkland & Ellis. He also spent several years overseeing a Russian asset portfolio for an investment company in Switzerland. His practice led him to run offices in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Geneva, Switzerland; and Moscow, Russia.
In the summer of 2001, Professor Morrissey began his full-time academic career at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He joined Stetson Law in the summer of 2004.
Professor Morrissey has taught and published articles in the areas of contracts, constitutional law, corporations, securities and international private law. His articles have appeared in the Columbia Business Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, The University of Chicago Journal of International Law, The Georgia State University Law Review and others. Professor Morrissey is the author of International Sales & Arbitration (Aspen Select, 2d Edition, 2017); co-author of Elder Law in Context (Aspen, 2017), and Bankruptcy Law in Context (forthcoming Aspen, 2019); and authored the Business Entities Chapter in Ellen Podgor's Overview of US Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2d Edition, forthcoming 2018).
Louis V. Fasulo
Director of Advocacy Programs
Pace University School of Law
BA, Drew University
JD, Pace University School of Law
Professor Fasulo is a partner in the law firm of Fasulo, Braverman and DiMaggio.The firm focuses in white collar criminal defense, real estate, employment discrimination, family law, banking and securities compliance work and civil and criminal litigation.
At Pace, he is director of Advocacy, Moot Court and Client Counseling programs. Professor Fasulo has been the adjunct faculty recipient of the Barbara C. Salken Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, chosen by students, for the 2000-2001, 2007-2008 and 2013-2014 academic years.
S. Rafe Foreman
Douglas Stripp Dean's Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of Advocacy
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Rafe Foreman joined UMKC as the Douglas Stripp Dean's Distinguished Professor and director of Advocacy in 2011 after a distinguished career as a trial lawyer, most recently as a partner at Foreman, Lewis & Hutchison P.C. in Grapevine, Texas. He served as a litigation specialist, including criminal defense, plaintiff's personal injury, civil rights, employment, discrimination, wrongful death, excessive force and 1983 actions.
After receiving his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University in agricultural education, Professor Foreman received his J.D. degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, where he was on the Moot Court championship team, regional co-chair of the Client Counseling Competition and a member of the Board of Barristers. He has advanced education in psychology at Fielding University and at the National Psychodrama Training Center. Professor Foreman is a graduate of the Trial Lawyers College and now serves as an instructor and board member.
Professor Foreman is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He will teach Trial Advocacy and Evidence and coach the Trial Advocacy teams. He will also be developing the overall advocacy program to bring it to national prominence.
Former Crown Prosecutor, Tutor
University of Strathclyde LL.M. in Advocacy Communication and Negotiation
Gillian More is a lifelong prosecutor, recently retiring after a career spent in public service where she held multiple positions, to include time as a Crown Prosecutor in the High Courts of Justice. She has taught advocacy worldwide, for both the American Bar Association, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Stetson University College of Law, Scottish Prosecution College Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, and courses in Ukraine and Istanbul. Recognized for her natural teaching skills, More's ability to improve her students is legendary. She has served as an integral part of Stetson's Educating Advocate's program and recently taught in Stetson's overseas program in London. More is currently a course tutor at the University of Strathclyde's LL.M. in Communication Negotiation and Advocacy program.
Professor of Law and Interim Director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy
Stetson University College of Law
Roberta K. Flowers is a professor of law at Stetson University College of Law. Within the Elder Law LL.M. program, Professor Flowers teaches Ethics in an Elder Law Practice. She also teaches Evidence, Criminal Procedure, and Professional Responsibility. While at Stetson, Professor Flowers has successfully coached trial teams, arbitration teams and moot court teams to national championships. She has served as the director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy and as the William Reece Smith Jr. Distinguished Professor in Professionalism. During her time at Stetson, Professor Flowers has received the university-level Excellence in Teaching Award, Most Inspirational Teacher Award from the Student Bar Association, and an award from the Student Bar Association for supporting student life. She also has received the university-level Homer and Dolly Hand Award for Excellence in Scholarship, the Dean's Award for Extraordinary Service, and been awarded the Distinguished Service Award four times. In 2005, the Florida Supreme Court awarded Professor Flowers the Faculty Professionalism Award.
Professor Flowers has lectured worldwide on the topic of ethics. She won a Telly Award for Excellence in Educational Films for having produced a series of educational videos on the ethical issues faced by prosecuting attorneys. Along with Professor Rebecca Morgan, she created a video series used to train and educate attorneys nationwide on the ethical dilemmas faced by elder law attorneys. The Florida Supreme Court awarded Professor Morgan and Professor Flowers the Florida Supreme Court Professionalism Award for their video productions. Additionally, with Professor Morgan, Professor Flowers designed the nation's first "elder friendly courtroom," which serves as model for courtrooms of the future.
Before arriving at Stetson, Professor Flowers worked as a prosecutor in both the state and federal system. She began her career in 1984 as a deputy district attorney for the 18th Judicial District of Colorado, where she served as a trial attorney in the criminal division. In 1989, she was appointed assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, where she served in the Appellate Division, the Major Crimes Unit and the Public Corruption Unit.
Professor Flowers graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She received her J.D. from the University of Colorado in 1984, where she was selected to be a member of the Order of the Coif.