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Danielle Dufault, 3L
Danielle Dufault arrived at RWU Law after spending nearly two decades as a professional figure skater, and later as a professional figure skating...

Upcoming Events

Attorney General Summit

Attorney General Summit

The Pro Bono Collaborative Annual Cocktail Reception
MAY
26
12:00 am - 12:00 am
One Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence, RI
Class of 2019 How to Prepare for Law School BBQ
JUN
10
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Law Alumni Association Annual Breakfast Meeting
JUN
16
7:45 am - 9:15 am
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence
18th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
JUL
29
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
RWU Law, Bristol, RI
LSAT Free Practice Test
AUG
05
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
RWU Law-- Appellate Courtroom (Room 283), 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809


Awards & Achievements

 

MARINE AFFAIRS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Marine Affairs Achievement Award was instituted in 2006 and is given annually to a graduating student who has been exemplary in the study and advancement of marine policy and law.  

Recipients
2006  Lance M. Young
2007  Jennifer A. Mehaffey
2008  Nicholas A. Battista
2009  Gwendolyn M. Hancock
2010  Kathleen M. Haber
2011  Jacqueline S. Rolleri
2012  Catherine B. Kramer, Sarah M. Parker
2013  Melissa R. Chalek
2014  Kaitlyn E. Cox
2015  Casey M. O'Brien
2016  John J. Ryan-Henry


WILLIAM J. COFFEY EXCELLENCE IN MARITIME WRITING PRIZE

This prize is given in memory of William J. Coffey, a nationally renowned maritime law expert and adjunct professor of the School of Law, as well as former Interim Director of the Institute and Vice Chair of the Institute's Advisory Board.  The prize is awarded annually to recognize exceptional law student writing on a topic in admiralty and maritime law.

Recipients
2013  Christopher J. McNally, Kyle C. Smith, William H. Yost
2014  Marc R. Fialkoff
2015  Casey M. Charkowick
2016  William C. Burnham

 Coffey Prize recipients receive a framed picture of the Revolutionary War-era sloop Providence.

   

 

PROPELLER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Narragansett Bay institutes an annual Education Fund based on proceeds from its golf tournament awarded to a student(s) enrolled in an accredited program with a concentration in Maritime, Ports, Logistic Management or a Merchant Marine License Certificate. 

Recipients
2008  Brian P.R. Eisenhower
2009  Jacqueline S. Rolleri
2010  Nicholas Obolensky, Steven Surdut
2011  Christopher J. McNally, William H. Yost
2012  Maeve C. Tibbetts
2013  Marc R. Fialkoff
2015  Casey M. O'Brien