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Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills hosted May 20-22 at Stetson Law in Gulfport, Fla.

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GULFPORT, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stetson University College of Law will host its annual Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference May 20-22 in Gulfport, Fla.

The theme of this year's conference is "Teaching in the New World Order." Conference attendees will spend three days developing their teaching skills and learning new techniques to empower their students to become better advocates. They will network with some of the most recognized names in advocacy teaching.

The conference includes session topics on:

  • A Holistic Approach to Teaching Advocacy
  • Storytelling: Many Paths to the same Destination - Finding the Heart of your Story
  • Developing Advocacy Approaches in a Brave New Electronic World
  • Coach, Mentor, or Something Else?
  • Communication Arts for the Professional
  • Advocacy Scholarship

The Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Advocacy will be presented on May 21 during the conference to Stetson University Professor Emeritus William Eleazer, a pioneer of trial advocacy instruction at Stetson and the namesake of Stetson's Eleazer Courtroom.

To register for the conference and to learn more, visit stetson.edu/law/conferences/eats/.

In March, U.S. News & World Report ranked Stetson University College of Law first in the nation for trial advocacy for the 16th time.

About Stetson University College of Law
Stetson University College of Law, Florida's first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.  


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