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David Logan served as Dean at Roger Williams School of Law from 2003 to 2014, making him one of the nation's longest-serving law deans. In 2014, he returned to full-time teaching and research.

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Alum Wins Award for Efforts to Curb Homelessness

Posted by David Logan on 06/22/2012 at 01:17 PM

photo of Neville BedfordI am pleased to announce that Neville Bedford, RWU Law class of 2003, was honored by the Rhode Island Bar Association for his efforts representing homeless men and women. Neville won the Pro Bono Publico Award, which is presented annually for “the outstanding efforts of attorneys who have provided equal access to justice to the needy through the Volunteer Lawyer Program and Pro Bono Program for the Elderly during the past year.  Award criteria include:  case type and difficulty, the number of hours served, and the total number of cases.  Length of service through the program and total number of cases taken since joining is also considered.” The citation pointed out that Neville handled “contested family law cases while championing the rights of our homeless citizens” for no fee. The RI Bar Association also pointed to the recognition by the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless, which awarded Neville its Homeless Advocacy Award in 2010.  Neville is also active in his alma mater, serving on the Board of the RWU Law Alumni Association.  Congratulations, Neville!