Veterans Law Institute - Meet Our Team

Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox

Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox

Stacey-Rae Simcox
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Veterans Law Institute and Veterans Advocacy Clinic
B.S.C/B.A., Ohio University
J.D., William & Mary School of Law

Stacey-Rae Simcox joined Stetson in July 2014 from the William & Mary School of Law, where she was the founder and director of the nationally recognized Lewis B. Puller Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic. Professor Simcox regularly speaks across the country on veterans law topics, provides training to other law schools on creating successful veterans clinics, and conducts outreach to homeless veterans. She is a veteran of eight years in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps on active duty and in the U.S. Army Reserves.

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Adjunct Professor Morgan MacIsaac-Bykowski

Adjunct Professor Morgan MacIsaac-Bykowski

Adjunct Professor Veterans Advocacy Clinic
Associate Director, Veterans Law Institute and Veterans Advocacy Clinic
Veteran Student Liaison
B.S. PSY/B.C.C.J, Florida Southern College
J.D., University of Stetson College of Law

Morgan MacIsaac-Bykowski joined us as a Staff Attorney after graduating from Stetson University College of Law. She was later promoted to the Associate Director of the Veterans Law Institute and Veterans Advocacy Clinic. Recently appointed Adjunct Professor, she also co-teaches Veterans Advocacy Clinic and Advanced Veterans Advocacy Clinic alongside Professor Simcox. She serves as the Editor-In-Chief of the CAVC Bar Association Veterans Law Journal, on the Advocacy Committee for the National Veterans Law Clinic Consortium (NVLSCC), and as Vice Chair of the Staff Advisory Committee at Stetson Law. She has written articles, case summaries, and legal updates on veterans issues for various publications, including the American Bar Association Health Law Section Magazine. She has also co-written numerous amici briefs on behalf of the NVLSCC supporting veterans at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and Supreme Court of the United States. She was also named to the American Association of Law School's Pro Bono Honor Roll.