Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” Last week we reflected on that question as the Office of Diversity and Outreach, directed by Deborah Johnson, presented the School of Law’s seventh annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. On Monday, members of the RWU Law community and their families answered the question by joining volunteers from the Rhode Island School of Design, the Mount Hope Learning Center, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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We are excited to host a number of unique events in coming months. Here are the highlights:
The Roger Williams Law family gathered in the Rotunda at Citizens Plaza to celebrate the holiday season (replete with jokes about Gov. Chafee’s “holiday tree”), and as a bonus helped the U.S. Marine Corps with their “Toys for Tots” program. This was the first such event with our new President, Dr.
When Princeton Review released its 2012 edition of “The Best 167 Law Schools” – an influential Zagat Guide-style review largely based on 18,000 law student interviews – Roger Williams received a very strong assessment from its students.
As the only law school in the state, RWU Law has unique opportunities to co-sponsor events with other leading educational institutions, like our joint degree program with the University of Rhode Island Department of Marine Affairs (a signature joint J.D./M.M.A. program) and our Medical-Legal Cooperative with Brown Medical School
I am glad to report that the latest edition of Super Lawyers magazine has identified almost 50 of our graduates as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars.” The magazine identifies attorneys in each state who are chosen by peer review and independent research as the top practitioners; the “Rising Stars” category focuses on lawyers under age 40 or who have been practice for less than ten years.
The Office of Career Services recently presented two excellent programs, showcasing the remarkable array of career paths available to those with a Juris Doctor degree.