Introducing Stetson Law’s New Meditation & Wellness Spaces

Students will find adjustable lighting, aromatherapy, yoga mats, and other features to help them destress in Stetson Law’s meditation rooms. Reflecting Stetson Law’s commitment to mental health and wellness, faculty, staff, and students celebrated the opening of two thoughtfully appointed student meditation rooms on campus. Members of the Office of Student Affairs, the Office of the Dean, the Student Bar Association Health & Wellness Committee,… » Read more

Campus Vegetable Garden a Labor of Love for Students

Law Professor Lance Long and members of the Food Law Society enjoy the fruits of their labor. Obscured by trees along the north side of 15th Avenue South is a garden oasis where good things are growing. A banyan-shaded green space yielding massive heads of organically grown cabbage and broccoli sprouts, it’s the result of a recently revived Stetson Food Law Society project. “This year… » Read more

Stetson Law Emerges as Top U.S. Team at Vis Moot

Left to right: Jaclyn Foster, Phil Faires, Mary Roseth,, Professor Stephanie Vaughan, Matt Ceriale, Taylor Simonds, and Sam MacDougal. Over days of intense competition, Stetson Law emerged as the only U.S. team to make it to one of the final rounds of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria. The five-member team representing Stetson Law at the prestigious tournament – consisting… » Read more

Stetson Law Review Symposium Explores Elon Musk & the Law

The 2023 Stetson Law Review Symposium There was an air of excitement on campus as students, faculty, and other members of Stetson Law and the legal community gathered to discuss the timely topic of the 2023 Stetson Law Review Symposium: Elon Musk and the Law. Throughout the day, esteemed legal scholars examined legal aspects of the famous and controversial billionaire’s many endeavors, from Space-X to… » Read more

FAWL Recognizes Stetson Chapter for Exceptional Work

Left to right: Avery Sherrer, Savannah Green, Madison Hanna, Lauren Johansen Over the last year, there’s been a lot of activity within the Florida Association for Women Lawyers at Stetson (FAWLS), the college of law’s chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL). Organization leadership at the state level have taken notice. Citing the chapter’s effective strategies for growing and engaging membership, encouraging members… » Read more

Trial Lawyer Guy Burns Reflects on Five Decades of Life in Law

Trial lawyer Guy Burns, Stetson Law’s 2023 Distinguished Nichols Lecturer. If there’s anything that can keep one’s legal career on a meaningful, decades-long trajectory, said trial lawyer Guy Burns, it’s the ability to set concrete goals – but only if you leave a little room for serendipity. Burns was speaking as the 2023 Nichols Foundation Prominent Speaker Lecture on his chosen topic, “Where Will You… » Read more

Campus to Career: Army Judge Shares Insights on Success in Military Law

U.S. Army Brigadier General Ronald Sullivan Over the course of a candid lunchtime conversation, U.S. Army Brigadier General Ronald Sullivan shared insights on what it is like to pursue a legal career in the military – and tips on how to launch a successful legal career regardless of one’s chosen sector. His remarks were part of Campus to Career, a multi-month experience that brings law… » Read more

4 Women Who Broke Barriers at Stetson Law & Beyond

Clockwise from top left: Former GA Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol Hunstein; Retired USDA General Counsel Eunice Luke; Senior Judge for the Middle District of Florida Elizabeth Kovachevich; Former FL Supreme Court Chief Justice Peggy Quince. By Curtis Krueger More than half the students at Stetson University College of Law are women, and this has been true for more than a decade – but some… » Read more

Celebrate Women’s History Month With Stetson Law

March is Women’s History Month – celebrate with Stetson Law. Over the years, what was once a week-long recognition of women’s history has grown into a month-long celebration of women’s contributions to society all March long. As an educational institution focused on equality and justice, Stetson Law enthusiastically embraces Women’s History Month and the achievements of women on campus, in the legal profession, and within… » Read more

Lila Jaber ’90 Gives Compelling Tips for Building A Career

At a Friday lunch event, Stetson Law students got a candid look at the incredible career path of one of Stetson Law’s most distinguished alumni. Double Hatter Lila Jaber, who graduated from Stetson University in 1988 before earning her J.D. from the College of Law in 1990, was speaking as part of Stetson Law’s 2023 Campus to Career experience. A prominent Florida energy lawyer, she… » Read more

Stetson Law Now Offers Free Teletherapy for Students

Uwill is a free teletherapy program now available to all Stetson Law students. The curricula may be challenging, the schedule demanding, and the bar exam on the horizon, but law school is one of the most rewarding paths one can take. It’s not always easy, though, and finding time to manage stress in a heathy way can be tough. That’s why Stetson Law is thrilled… » Read more

Week 1 Recap: Campus to Career Kicks off with Compelling Events

What was previously a shorter event featuring tabling and panel discussions has evolved into a multi-month experience full of meaningful conversations and immersive exercises. Produced by Stetson Law’s Office of Career and Professional Development, Campus to Career aims to help law students map their transition from the classroom to professional life after graduation. The first week of programming showcased a broad range of speakers, from… » Read more