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Upcoming Events

Open Door Speaker Series

Open Door Speaker Series

February Open House
FEB
17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Washington, D.C. Area Info Session for Prospective Students
FEB
22
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Marzen Room, 900 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Washington, D.C. Law Alumni Networking Reception
FEB
22
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Marzen Room, 900 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Marine Affairs Coffee & Conversation
FEB
23
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
RWU Law - Room 244 (Dean Logan Conference Room)
Resume and Cover Letter Review
FEB
24
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Career Development, Suite 175


MAI Advisory Board

The Institute’s Advisory Board serves to provide the Institute Director advice and guidance to ensure the Institute’s programs are providing top-quality educational opportunities for the next generation of ocean and coastal leaders, our programs are relevant and responsive to the needs of the professional community, and our outreach and fundraising capacity is supported.

Michael J. Daly, Esq.
Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
Adjunct Professor, RWU School of Law
RWU School of Law/University of Rhode Island - J.D./M.M.A. '02

Dennis H. Esposito, Esq.
Interim Director, Marine Affairs Institute
Principal, aarons-esposito
Adjunct Professor, RWU School of Law

Robert E. Falvey, Esq.
Vice Chair
Vice President, Falvey Cargo Underwriting
Adjunct Professor, RWU School of Law
RWU School of Law ‘98

Jonathan M. Gutoff
Professor of Law
RWU School of Law

Tricia K. Jedele, Atty.
Vice President and Director
RI Advocacy Center
Conservation Law Foundation

Cassie Kitchen, CDR
Chief Trial Judge
United States Coast Guard
RWU School of Law '00

Dennis W. Nixon
Professor and Director
Rhode Island Sea Grant
University of Rhode Island

Robert Thompson
Professor and Chair
Department of Marine Affairs
University of Rhode Island

Wendy A. Waller, Atty.
Chair
Staff Attorney, Partridge, Snow & Hahn LLP
RWU School of Law/University of Rhode Island - J.D./M.M.A. ’02