Upcoming Events

Happy Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Happy Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Admissions Info Session
JAN
16
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Keynote Address by Paulette Brown
JAN
20
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
School of Law Appellate Courtroom 283
Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction
JAN
30
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Providence Biltmore Hotel
Behind Closed Doors
FEB
11
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Appellate Courtroom - Room 283
Washington, DC Law Alumni Reception
FEB
24
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Marriott Washington at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC

Fast Facts

RWU Law provides students a broad range of marine resource and maritime courses taught by full professors as well as expert practitioners.  The curriculum includes courses in admiralty, fisheries, piracy, ocean and coastal law, ocean policy, and climate change.



Adam Ramos ’06

Then & NowAdam Ramos is a former clerk for the Honorable Francis X. Flaherty of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, is now an associate with Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP in Providence. Like many RWU Law grads, Adam had members of the judiciary as adjunct professors at RWU Law; he also took part in court-related programs while in law school – such as the Clark Moot Court Competition (judged every year by the Rhode Island Supreme Court), as well as clinical experiences. “By the time I started clerking,” he says, “I already felt I knew what I was doing.”

Today, Adam’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including commercial, intellectual property, health care, employment, civil rights, construction and land use. He represents a broad range of institutional and individual clients and has tried cases and presented appeals in both state and federal courts. Adam recently was a key member of the three-person team that obtained a multi-million dollar verdict in a bench trial for a non-profit hospital in a dispute with its former parent company. Adam also was part of a team that won summary judgment in a contributory trademark infringement matter holding the owner of a flea market liable for the sale of counterfeit merchandise by vendors at the flea market.