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Law Alumni Association Board of Director Elections

The RWU Law Alumni Association is conducting its annual election of the Board of Directors. This election will fill five (5) vacancies on the Board. Each elected Director will serve a three-year term of office, commencing July 1, 2014.

All e-ballots are due by Friday, May 2, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. by submitting the online ballot form found here:

Please vote for no more than five (5) Board of Director candidates by submitting the online ballot form with your name and RWU Law class year. An e-ballot with more than five names and/or an e-ballot with an omitted name of the submitting RWU Law alumnus/ae will be void.

2014 CANDIDATES for the RWU Law Board of Directors

Jessica Doyle ’12
Moyer Law- Warwick, R.I.

Professional Activities/Memberships:

Rhode Island Bar Association, Rhode Island Family Court Bench Bar, Rhode Island Bar- New Lawyer’s Committee

Kara Humm ’08
CPCS- Fall River, Mass.

Professional Activities/Memberships:
RWU Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, Juvenile Hearing Board

Jillian Jagling ’09
Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI- Providence, R.I.

Professional Activities/Memberships:

Secretary- RWU Law Alumni Association Board of Directors

Adam Riser ’12
Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP - Providence, R.I.

Professional Activities/Memberships:

Rhode Island Bar Association, Defense Counsel of Rhode Island, Defense Research Institute

Joelle C Sylvia ’06
Kelly & Mancini, PC- Providence, R.I.

Professional Activities/Memberships:

Treasurer- Professional Women in Building, RWU Law Association Board of Directors

William K Wray Jr. ’13
Brown Rudnick, LLP- Providence, R.I.

Professional Activities/Memberships:

Anti-Defamation League, Federalist Society, Lord of Sealand

Results of the e-ballot will be posted online by Friday, May 9, 2014.

After the 2014/2015 RWU Law Alumni Association Board of Directors is announced, the Executive Committee nominations will begin. Executive Committee nominations may be sent to by Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Executive officers are selected from the 2014/2015 Board of Directors. The information may be found at:

The 2014/2015 Executive Officer election will take place at the Annual Meeting/Law Alumni Association Breakfast in conjunction with the Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Registrations starts at 7:45 a.m. We hope that you will become involved in the Law Alumni Assocation and we thank you for your participation in the 2014/2015 Board of Directors election.


Law Alumni Association
Nicole Benjamin, Esq. '06
Chairperson, Nomination Committee