Then and Now

Then and Now
RWU Law’s Assistant Dean of Students, Lorraine Lalli, is a magna cum laude graduate of Spelman College, where she majored in Philosophy and earned...

Upcoming Events


RWU Law 20th-anniversary


RWU Law 20th-anniversary

Boston Alumni Networking Reception
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles Street, Boston, MA
RWU School of Law Commencement
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol, Rhode Island
Law Alumni Association Annual Breakfast Meeting
7:45 am - 9:15 am
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence


"All of a sudden, it’s like RWU Law has always been here. It’s the resource people naturally go to when seeking input on issues in the legal community" – Peter Kilmartin ’98, Attorney General of the State of Rhode Island


Betty Anna Waters '98 and Abra Rice '98 at RWU Law Advance Screening of "Conviction"RWU Law hosts a special Advance Screening of “Conviction” (2011), a major-motion picture starring Hilary Swank and Minnie Driver as RWU Law alums Betty Anne Waters ’98 and Abra Rice ’98.






Peter Kilmartin '97

Peter Kilmartin ’98 is elected Attorney General of Rhode Island.







Mark Mandell

Attorney Mark Mandell is elected chairman of RWU Law’s Board of Directors, succeeding the Honorable Joseph R. Weisberger. A prominent Rhode Island attorney and popular adjunct professor, Mandell has served as president of both the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He has also served on the Rhode Island Supreme Court Ethics Advisory Panel and the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Judicial Appointments.



Justice Stephen BreyerAssociate Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court spends a day at RWU Law.



The Santoro Business Law Lecture Series becomes RWU Law’s second endowed lectureship. It was endowed entirely by alumni support, following a lead gift from Brian Ali ’07. Frank Fahrenkopf – co-chair of the Presidential Debates Commission, former RNC chair, and head of American Gaming Association – is first speaker.

Justice Samuel AlitoAssociate Justice Samuel Alito of the U.S. Supreme Court spends a day at RWU Law.



20th Anniversary20th Anniversary Celebration begins, for 2013-14 academic year. As of May 2013, the total number of RWU Law Alumni stands at 2,662.