The firm is proud to announce that an amicable confidential settlement was reached in the Pitbull paternity case. The story was international news and was covered by countless media outlets.
Jason worked closely with the Assistant Athletic Director of Marshall University in Compliance to assist the University in connection with an NCAA eligibility issue concerning one of their incoming star football recruits. The appeal was a success and the student athlete is a starter on the football team and is working towards obtaining his college degree.
Jason was recognized as a Top Matrimonial Attorney in the 2014 South Florida Legal Guide’s annual “Top Lawyers Edition.” We are proud to receive this honorable step-up after several years of being honored as a “Top Up and Comer” by SFLG in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Jason was recognized in the article for his representation of Orlando Magic Small Forward, DeQuan Jones (Former UM Student Athlete). Jason also opined in the article and provided commentary regarding potential missteps by the NCAA in connection with the manner in which they conducted their investigation into the University of Miami. Click here to read the article.
Jason’s expertise was again sought out by the Miami Herald in connection with the NCAA’s on-going investigation into the University of Miami in association with an article published by Yahoo Sports. Jason was quoted extensively in the article which was featured on the cover of the Sports Section. Click here to read the article.
Jason was recognized under Family Law Top Up and Comers for the fourth straight year by the prestigious South Florida Legal Guide. Jason’s name will be featured in the 2013 Edition of the annual publication. Click here for link to SFLG website.
Jason Setchen quoted in Miami Herald concerning NCAA eligibility issues pertaining to UM Football Player, Ray-Ray Armstrong.
Jason’s expertise was sought by the Miami Herald concerning a dispute between the University of Miami and football star Ray-Ray Armstrong. Jason consulted with the Herald and was quoted in an extensive article covering the dispute. Click here to read the story.
Jason Setchen’s appeal of 1 year suspension of University of Miami Basketball Star DeQuan Jones a SUCCESS!
When University of Miami basketball star DeQuan Jones was suspended from competition in the NCAA he retained Jason A. Setchen, P.A. to represent his interests with the NCAA and the University of Miami. The firm filed an appeal with the University on behalf of DeQuan and also worked closely with the NCAA to reach an amicable resolution which resulted in DeQuan’s immediate reinstatement to the team. The story was highlighted by many national news outlets. Click here for NBC’s coverage of the story or here for the Palm Beach Post.
Jason A. Setchen, Esq. was selected to serve on the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee. This is a high honor for an attorney and Jason is very humbled to have been selected to serve a three year term commencing in January 2011.
Jason Setchen successfully represents top Miami-Dade High School Football Star in eligibility appeal against FHSAA.
The firm is pleased to announce that we successfully represented highly recruited defensive back, Keith Baxter, in his eligibility appeal against the Florida High School Athletic Association (“FHSAA”). The firm was retained to represent Keith and to assist Homestead Senior High School with respect to an eligibility issue affecting Keith’s ability to participate in football in his final season.
At the time eligibility was challenged, Keith was entertaining formal scholarship offers from Division I schools including Florida International University, Syracuse University, Marshall University, University of Memphis, Kansas State and New Mexico.
The appeal proved successful thanks in part to the hard work of Jason A. Setchen, P.A. coupled with the assistance of Keith, the Baxter family, and Homestead Senior High School’s Athletic Director, Aaron Harris. As a result of the successful appeal, Keith was able to play football his senior year. As expected, Keith had a breakout season and recently verbally accepted a full athletic football scholarship to Marshall University.