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Week of August 17 2014

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8:00 am
 
 
Date
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Location
Law Clinics - Metro Center - 150 Washington St., Providence, RI
Body

This session is mandatory for students enrolled in the Community Economic Development Clinic, Criminal Defense Clinic or Immigration Clinic are required to attend a full-day orientation on August 19, 2014.  All clinical students will receive an orientation letter prior to the event outlining orientation details. 

Location
Law Clinics - Metro Center - 150 Washington St., Providence, RI
Body

This session is mandatory for students enrolled in the Community Economic Development Clinic, Criminal Defense Clinic or Immigration Clinic are required to attend a full-day orientation on August 19, 2014.  All clinical students will receive an orientation letter prior to the event outlining orientation details. 

 
 
 
 
12:00 pm
 
 
 
Date
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Room 283
Body

 

As students return to law school after the summer, there is lots to do to get back into the swing of the academic semester.  Upper Division Orientation is designed to provide the important information that returning students need.  This mandatory session covers specifics about the Pro Bono Experiential Learning Requirement (ELR), experiential learning opportunities including clinics and clinical externship opportunities and successful strategies for finding summer and post-graduate employment. In addition, students will receive information about the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), the bar application process, and financial aid.

Location
Room 283
Body

 

As students return to law school after the summer, there is lots to do to get back into the swing of the academic semester.  Upper Division Orientation is designed to provide the important information that returning students need.  This mandatory session covers specifics about the Pro Bono Experiential Learning Requirement (ELR), experiential learning opportunities including clinics and clinical externship opportunities and successful strategies for finding summer and post-graduate employment. In addition, students will receive information about the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), the bar application process, and financial aid.

 
 
 
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Upper Division Student Orientation Session (Mandatory for Returning Students)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  |  Room 283

 

As students return to law school after the summer, there is lots to do to get back into the swing of the academic semester.  Upper Division Orientation is designed to provide the important information that returning students need.  This mandatory session covers specifics about the Pro Bono Experiential Learning Requirement (ELR), experiential learning opportunities including clinics and clinical externship opportunities and successful strategies for finding summer and post-graduate employment. In addition, students will receive information about the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), the bar application process, and financial aid.

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3rd Annual Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series

Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm  |  Omni Hotel Providence



Gerry Riskin 
Founder, Edge International

Presents 'The Business of Law: Disruptions in the Market for Legal Services'

At the same time that observers and commentators are speculating about the future of the legal profession, disruptive changes in the market for legal services are changing the profession.  The future of the legal profession is already starting to take shape.  The lecture will provide examples of those changes and the forces behind them, with an eye toward motivating members of the legal profession to prepare for and thrive in that future.

This program has been approved by the Rhode Island MCLE Commission for one (1) RICLE credit.

Gerald Riskin is a Canadian lawyer and business school graduate, author, management consultant, and pioneer in the field of professional firm economics and marketing.  His books include The Successful Lawyer and Practice Development: Creating the Marketing Mindset. He has consulted or presented for private firms and at the request of, among others, the Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Law Society of the UK, Institute of Law Firm Management (ILFM), The Financial Times, and the National Association of Law Firm Marketing Administrators.

5:00 pm     Registration

5:30 pm     Lecture

6:30 pm     Reception

Omni Hotel Providence
One West Exchange Street
Providence, Rhode Island

The Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series brings leading lawyers and business professionals to RWU Law, presenting on important issues in the field of business law while enriching the school’s dynamic learning environment with practical knowledge and valuable networking opportunities.  This series is a wonderful tribute to Professor Santoro’s distinguished career as a legal educator, a past president of Roger Williams University and the founding dean of Roger Williams University School of Law.

We would like to thank all of our generous donors for making this endowed lecture series possible, with sincere appreciation going to the following individuals for their leadership support: Brian C. Ali, Esq. ’06, The Honorable William A. Flanagan ’05, Mr. Mario J. Gabelli ’92H, Kevin W. Lewis, Esq. ’08, John A. Pagliarini Jr., Esq. ’99, Kevin P. Sullivan, Esq. ’08, Jason B. Van Volkenburgh, Esq. ’07.

A special thank you to the following corporate donors:

  • Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
  • Hunter Douglas
  • Hinckley Allen 

Alumni, faculty and friends who wish to support The Professor Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series Endowment can make a secure online gift at: http://law.rwu.edu/give/santoro-lecture-series-endowment.

A coach bus will be provided from the School of Law at 4:00 p.m. to the Omni Providence Hotel. Students must pre-register for transportation as availability is limited.

Directions to the Omni Hotel Providence.

RSVP to the Office of Programs & Events by September 15 at 401-254-4659 or email lawevents@rwu.edu.

 

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Movie Screening: Inequality for all

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Room 276

As part of Pro Bono Celebration Week, join us for a screening of "Inequality for All" on Tuesday, October 21.  "Robert Reich-professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinate member-as he domonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy.  This fild is an intimate portrait of a man whose lifelong goal remains protecting those who are unable to protect themselves."

 

Inequality for All Movie

 

Please RSVP to Feinsteincenter@rwu.edu by Friday, October 17.

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Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception

Wednesday, December 03, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  |  Citizens Plaza Rotunda

Reception

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Catering by Cafe Nuovo

Citizens Plaza Rotunda ~ One Citizens Plaza ~ Providence, Rhode Island

"Toys for Tots" - Please consider bringing an unwrapped new toy for the toy drive. Toys collected will be given to needy children in the community.

Registration details to follow.

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Public Interest Law Auction

Friday, January 30, 2015
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Providence Biltmore Hotel

SAVE THE DATE...Check back for event details and registration information.

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