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Out of 29 total state clerkship opportunities in Rhode Island, RWU Law grads hold 18 of those positions for the 2012-2013 term. This includes 8 of 11 clerkships with the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

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Contact a Student Ambassador

Meet RWU Law’s featured Student Ambassadors. Our Student Ambassadors are a group of current students who generously volunteer with the Office of Admissions. Ambassadors give on-campus tours to prospective students, assist with info sessions and accepted students events, attend off-campus recruiting events, and chat with prospective students about RWU Law and their experiences here. Feel free to contact a Student Ambassador with questions you may have about the RWU Law community and student experience.

If you prefer to speak with an Admissions Counselor, e-mail admissions@rwu.edu or call 401-254-4555 for the Office of Admissions.

 

Megan*Megan Hertel, 3L

Hometown: Statesboro, GA
Undergraduate School: Georgia Southern University
Undergraduate Major: Political Science
E-mail: mhertel967@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Secretary of the Federalist Society chapter at RWU Law, member of the Honors Program, Legal Intern at Liberty Utilities. Interested in corporate law.

 

Arianna *Arianna Baker, 3L

Hometown: Long Island, NY
Undergraduate School: Old Dominion University
Undergraduate Major: Biological Oceanography
E-mail: abaker784@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: President of the Environmental Law Society. Interested in environmental and maritime law. Pursuing a joint-degree: Juris Doctor and Masters of Marine Affairs.

 

Michael *Michael Thomas, 3L

Hometown: Everett, MA
Undergraduate School: UMASS Dartmouth
Undergraduate Major: Criminal Justice & Spanish
E-mail: mthomas152@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: President of the ACLU chapter at RWU Law, Vice-President of the Multi-Cultural Law Student Association. Interested in criminal law, specifically, criminal defense. Enjoys sports and music.

 

Bri*Bri Chevalier, 3L

Hometown: Horseheads, NY
Undergraduate School: SUNY at Albany
Undergraduate Major: Political Science
E-mail: bchevalier548@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Secretary of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, member of the Law Review, former Representative of the International Law Society, member of the Honors Program, member of the Quahogs Softball Team.

 

Brittani *Brittani Mulholland, 3L

Hometown: Colchester, VT
Undergraduate School: University of Vermont
Undergraduate Major: Political Science & History
E-mail: bmulholland438@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: President of the Women’s Law Society, Student Director of Alternative Spring Break, member of the Moot Court team, member of the Honor Board. Interested in criminal law, specifically criminal defense.

 

Jamie *Jamie Fitzgerald, 3L

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Undergraduate School: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Undergraduate Major: Criminal Justice
E-mail: jfitzgerald688@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Vice President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Vice President of the Phi Alfa Delta chapter at RWU Law. Interested in JAG Corp/Military Law, and corporate transactions.

 

Alexandria Richard, 2L *Alexandria Richard, 3L

Hometown: Concord, NH
Undergraduate School: Fitchburg State University
Undergraduate Major: Psychology & Criminal Justice
E-mail: arichard579@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Treasurer of the Women’s Law Society, Clerk of the Phi Alpha Delta chapter at RWU Law, Treasurer of the Association for Public Interest Law, Primary RWU Law contact for the National Lawyers Guild, member of the Moot Court team. Interested in criminal law, cyber security, and domestic violence. Pursuing a joint degree: Juris Doctor and Masters in Cyber Security.

 

DillianDillian Hecht, 2L

Hometown: Jacksonville, NC
Undergraduate School: East Carolina University
Undergraduate Major: Criminal Justice
E-Mail: DHecht343@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: ​Interested in Criminal Prosecution, Family Law, & Domestic Violence. Involvement: PAD Trial Team Member; PAD Mock Trial Competition 2017, Washington D.C.; Vice-Justice, Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity (Madison Chapter); Volunteer Teacher, Street Law; Volunteer, Pro-Bono Collaborative, The Expungement Clinic; 1L Representative, Military & Veteran Law Association; Representative, KAPLAN Bar Preparation

KatherineKatherine "Ronnie" Cooke-Caraway, 2L

Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Undergraduate School: Wesley College
Undergraduate Major: Political Science & Sociology
E-mail: kcooke-caraway816@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Black Law Students Association- Treasurer; Themis Bar Review- Student Representative; Library Assistant. 

KaylinKaylin Pelletier, 2L

Hometown:  Coventry, RI
Undergraduate School: Johnson & Wales University, Providence
Undergraduate Major: Criminal Justice
E-mail: kpelletier377@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, Madison Chapter Justice; Law Review, Assistant Editor

KirbyKirby Gordon, 2L

Hometown: Norristown, PA
Undergraduate School: Marywood University
Undergraduate Major: Psychology
E-mail: kgordon785@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: Black Law Students Association Past President; Moot Court Member; National Lawyer's Guild Member. Intern at Providence Youth Student Movement/ Community Defense Project. Interested in criminal defense and civil rights. Enjoys musical theater and studied music therapy before switching majors.

JonathanJonathan Pierre, 2L 

Hometown, Queens, NY
Undergraduate School: Western New England University
Undergraduate Major: Political Science
E-Mail: jpierre067@g.rwu.edu

Interests and Involvements: President of the ACLU chapter at RWU Law, Assistant Editor of the Law Review, member of the Admiralty Moot Court team, Co-Student Leader of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).  Interested in Corporate Litigation. 

StephanieStephanie Diorio, 1L

Hometown: Blackstone, MA / South Kingstown, RI
Undergraduate School: Arizona State University
Undergraduate Major: Political ScienceE-mail: Sdiorio322@g.rwu.edu
Interests and Involvements: Phi Alpha Delta, Family Law Society. I am interested in real estate and family law.

 

PatrickPatrick Burns, 1L

Hometown: Barrington, RI
Undergraduate School: Fordham University
Undergraduate Major: HistoryE-Mail: pburns190@g.rwu.edu
Interests and Involvements: Member of the Honors Program, interested in corporate law.

 

KathrineKathrine Morin, 1L

Hometown: South Kingstown, RI
Undergraduate School:  Cornell University
Undergraduate Major:  Industrial and Labor Relations
E-mail: kmorin229@g.rwu.edu
Interests and Involvements: Involvement:   Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, Honors Program, Women’s Law Society, Student Ambassador Program.  Interests:  Employment Law, Environmental Law

 

KaelynKaelyn Phelps, 1L

Hometown: Griswold, CT
Undergraduate School: Roger Williams University
Undergraduate Major: Journalism & Legal Studies
E-Mail: kphelps704@g.rwu.edu
Interests and Involvements: Interested in: criminal law, domestic violence law.