Advocacy Skills: Recognizing and Developing Potential

Posted by Darren Kettles on Jul 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

I meet potential law students all the time who often share their reasons for wanting to pursue a legal education. For many budding law students, their goal is to help or contribute on behalf of a cause or people. For those students who want to “give back” in some capacity, being a legal advocate is their goal.

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How Do Students Dress On Campus at Stetson Law?

Posted by Darren Kettles on May 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Going to professional school comes with certain considerations that don’t occur at traditional universities. You’ll not only have to prepare mentally for the academic challenge of law school, integrate into a culture that requires great discipline, and learn more attuned study habits — but you’ll also have to pay attention to how you dress for professional school success.

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How to Maximize Your Law School Investment

Posted by The Admissions Team on May 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

What you get out of law school depends in part on what you put in. Only you can maximize the investment you’ve made, and that comes by committing fully to law school. Making the most of your law school years isn’t just about the classroom and the grades.  Your future practice and career can benefit from good choices, strategic decisions, and friend-making skills.

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Resources for Veteran Students in Tampa Bay

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Apr 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM

At Stetson University College of Law, we don’t just welcome veterans. We go out of our way to make sure veterans are supported at every step of their studies and career.

Designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, Stetson Law is home to the Veterans Law Institute. With a mission to offer legal services to the military families, active military members and veterans in the Tampa Bay Area, the Veterans Law Institute offers legal help with VA disability benefits and legal help to military and veterans. What makes the Veterans Law Institute unique is the services for not just current students, but prospective students.

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Favorite Places to Unwind at Stetson Law

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Apr 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Ever wonder what students do when they aren't in class, studying, or working? We spoke to some of the top student leaders here on campus to see what they enjoy doing in their downtime, both on and off campus.

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Social Justice Advocacy at Stetson Law

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Apr 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Which of the issues facing society are important to you and how can you help promote the change that you would like to see? Some of the most important roles of lawyers are to speak on behalf of those who are unable to speak for themselves and to serve as agents of change. Whether it is a recently disabled employee who suddenly loses his or her job, or a mother who is suffering the brunt of domestic violence and the threat of homelessness as a result, lawyers have the unique opportunity to serve as stewards who provide everyday people with equal access to the laws that significantly impact whom and what they hold most dear.

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What the Stetson Law Pride Scholarship Award Means to our Community

Posted by Darren Kettles on Mar 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Stetson Law, Florida’s first law school, started in 1900, is a law school of many firsts, including the first to graduate a female attorney in Florida, first to require pro-bono as part of graduation, and the first law school in Florida to offer a Pride Scholarship Award to benefit its ever-growing LAMBDA - LGBTQIA Lambda Legal Society.

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Be Your Own Social Media Manager

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Mar 14, 2016 8:57:36 AM

Face it, employers look at your social media presence as part of the screening process. We can debate whether and to what extent this practice could lead to discrimination in the hiring process another time.

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Five Tips for Getting the Most Out of Law School

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Dec 16, 2015 11:09:00 AM

Law school is an investment in your future. Make the most of every moment. To guide you on your journey, we’ve collected some tips for getting the most out of our law school.

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