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RWU Law partners with the Alpert Medical School of Brown Medical School and the Rhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy in the Rhode Island Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.  This unique collaboration offers legal services to low-income families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors,

Roger Williams University School of Law 2017-2018


Kenneth E. Arnold, Esq.
Former Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Lifespan Corporation

Nicole J. Benjamin, Esq. ‘06
Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

The Honorable Ronald A. Cass
President
Cass & Associates PC

The Honorable Edward C. Clifton
Associate Justice
Rhode Island Superior Court, Retired

Marc DeSisto Esq.
DeSisto Law Offices

Melissa R. DuBose Esq. ‘04
Schneider Electric

Donald Farish, Ph.D., J.D.
President
Roger Williams University
Ex-Officio Member

Michael W. Field, Esq. ‘97
Assistant Attorney General
Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General

The Honorable Francis X. Flaherty
Associate Justice
Rhode Island Supreme Court

Linn Foster Freedman, Esq.
Robinson+Cole

Mark Gemma Esq. ‘97
Gemma Law Associates Inc.

Valerie Harrison, Esq.
Senior Advisor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Temple University

Connie Howes, Esq.
Former President & CEO
Women & Infants Hospital

Jillian Jagling '09
West Group Law PLLC
Ex-Officio Member
(President, Law Alumni Association)

Patrick Jones, Esq.
Jones Kelleher LLP

Stephen P. Maguire Esq. ‘96
Law Office of Stephen P. Maguire, Inc.

Mark Mandell, Esq.
Mandell, Schwartz & Boisclair

Howard Merten, Esq.
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Stephen Prignano, Esq.
McIntyre Tate LLP

James Ruggieri, Esq.
Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney LLP

George L. Santopietro, Esq.
Coia & Lepore, Ltd.

The Honorable Bruce M. Selya
Vice-Chair
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Stephen Shechtman, Esq.
Shechtman Halperin Savage

The Honorable William E. Smith
Chair

Chief Judge
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Robin G. Steinberg, Esq.
Executive Director
The Bronx Defenders

The Honorable Patricia Sullivan
Magistrate Judge
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

The Honorable Paul Suttell
Chief Justice
Rhode Island Supreme Court

Hinna Mirza Upal, Esq. ‘07
Littler Mendelson P.C.

Stacey Veroni, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General
Chief of the Criminal Division
Office of the Attorney General

The Honorable Netti Vogel
Secretary
Associate Justice
Rhode Island Superior Court

Ed Weiss, Esq.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & General Counsel
Fenway Sports Group

Joseph D. Whelan, Esq.
Treasurer
Whelan, Corrente, Flanders, Kinder & Siket LLP

Michael J. Yelnosky
Dean
Roger Williams University School of Law
Ex-Officio Member