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Week of July 20 2014

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16th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit

Friday, August 01, 2014
8:30 am - 12:00 pm  |  RWU Law School, Bristol, RI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30 a.m. Registration (2nd Floor Atrium)
9:00 a.m. Summit Begins

AGENDA

RWU Law Alumni Association is proud to co-sponsor the 16th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit.  ClerkBase will be streaming this presentation live over the internet and a link will be available on the Attorney General’s website. 

The program is certified for a total of 3.5 Rhode Island Continuing Legal Education Credits (zero ethics).

Individuals who would like to attend the Open Government Summit need to register with the Office of Attorney General. Seating is limited. Registration for the event can be made calling 401-274-4400, Ext. 2101, or by sending an email to agsummit@riag.ri.gov.  Pre-registration is not required for those who intend to stream live. Individuals may submit questions in advance and will be answered during the Q&A portion of the Summit at agsummit@riag.ri.gov.

Attorneys must be physically present at Roger Williams University School of Law to obtain CLE credits.

 

 

 

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Jump Start Summer Program

Monday, August 04, 2014
12:00 am - 12:00 am  |  RWU School of Law

This program is designed to assist students in their transition to law school and to help them reach their full potential to achieve success.  This year, Jump Start is scheduled for August 4 – 9.

It is jointly sponsored by the Academic Success Program and the Director of Diversity & Outreach and teaches case briefing, close reading, time management and exam-taking. Social events are also scheduled for the week.

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Mandatory Orientation Day

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
8:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Law Clinics - Metro Center - 150 Washington St., Providence, RI

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. 

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1L & Transfer Student Public Interest Luncheon

Friday, August 22, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  |  

This luncheon is a wonderful opportunity to meet with fellow students who are interested in public interest law as well as learn about the programs and opportunities that the Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experiential Education has to offer. Please RSVP to Feinstein.Center@rwu.edu by Wednesday, August 20th so that we can order the appropriate amount of food. Thank you!

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Public Interest Potluck

Friday, September 05, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  |  

The Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experiential Education and the Association for Public Interest Law (APIL) invite you to attend our Fall Public Interest Potluck. This is a great opportunity to meet other public-interest-minded students or just relax with your fellow students. We’d love for you to join the fun! If you plan on attending please RSVP to the Feinstein Center (feinsteincenter@rwu.edu) by Wednesday, September 3rd. Please don’t forget to sign up to bring a dish to pass which will be available at the Feinstein Center.

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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'

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.

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.

For more information, contact the Office of Programs & Events at 401-254-4659 or email lawevents@rwu.edu

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2nd Annual Law Alumni Weekend

Saturday, September 27, 2014
12:00 am - 12:00 am  |  

Save the Date!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Law Alumni Weekend!

Details to be posted soon!

For questions, please contact the Office of Law Alumni Relations at lawalumni@rwu.edu

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15th Annual Law Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Tournament

Sunday, September 28, 2014
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Metacomet Country Club, 500 Veterans Memorial Parkway, East Providence

 

JOIN US FOR THE 15th ANNUAL LAW ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT!
 

All proceeds benefit the RWU Law Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

 

12:00 p.m. Registration & Lunch

1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start

Following tournament play ~ Dinner, Prizes and Silent Auction

ONLINE REGISTRATION

RWU Law Alumni Player Rate - $150

Non-Alumni Player Rate - $175

RWU Law Student Player Rate - $125

Alumni Early Bird Foursome Registration Fee: $580 (must be paid in full by August 15, 2014).
The Alumni Foursome Rate of $600 goes into effect following the early bird special.

Firm/Corporate Foursome Rate - $1,000 (includes tee sign)

TEE SIGN SPONSORSHIP - $150

Sponsorship Opportunities Available. 
Please contact Christine Parker, Chief Development Officer, at (401) 254-3205 or cparker@rwu.edu.

Sponsorship Opportunities Information Sheet

Tournament Co-Chairs:
Anthony Leone '97 & Sally McDonald '09

For questions, please contact the Office of Law Alumni Relations at lawalumni@rwu.edu.

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Marine Affairs "Coffee & Conversation"

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  |  Bay View Room

Marine Law Opportunities

Join Interim Director Julia Wyman along with students who will discuss their spring and summer internships.

Refreshments will be served.

RSVP to marineaffairs@rwu.edu.

 

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Marine Affairs Student Roundtable Luncheon

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  |  Bay View Room

Speaker to be announced.

Please RSVP to marineaffairs@rwu.edu if you plan on attending.

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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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Marine Affairs Advisory Board Meeting

Friday, December 12, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Bay View Room
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Public Interest Law Auction

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

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22nd Annual Barrister’s Ball

Saturday, February 28, 2015
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm  |  Newport Marriott, Newport, RI

Sponsored by the Student Bar Association

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Newport Marriott
25 America’s Cup Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island

6:30 p.m.      Meet & Greet
7:00 p.m.      Dinner & Dancing


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School of Law Commencement

Friday, May 15, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  |  RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI

School of Law Commencement
Friday, May 15, 2015
1:00 p.m. Ceremony
Open Seating
Bristol, Rhode Island

 

FAQS:

Photography
The Office of Programs & Events will have a professional photographer in the Field House prior to the ceremony for a class photo. The photo will be taken at 11:45 a.m. If you are not assembled at that time, you will not be included in the historic photograph. Graduates will receive a 5 x 7" print from the Office of the Dean. Additional prints may be purchased directly from Commencement Photos, Inc. at 978-851-5924. Due to safety regulations, family members and friends must remain in their seats throughout the ceremony. No guest will be permitted to stand in the aisles during the ceremony. Members of the audience using cameras may take pictures or videos from their seat.

Live Stream
The School of Law’s Commencement will be available via UStream (live feed) during the ceremony. Family and friends unable to be present at the ceremony will be able to tune in on that day. Following the ceremony, the video will be archived and you will receive a link to access it at a later date.

Regalia
Graduates must get measured for their Law School regalia, consisting of a robe, hood, and tam, ordered through the University Bookstore.  Measurements will be taken in late February/early March.  Stay tuned for an announcement regarding regalia pickup dates from the bookstore. All regalia must be returned to the bookstore table following the ceremony in the Field House.

Class Rings
Class rings may be ordered online at www.balfour.com or for an appointment with the Balfour representative, contact: Peg.mead@balfour.com. The University Bookstore will provide information via email when a representative is on campus.

Parking
Parking is available at no charge. All graduates and guests should enter through the North Gate for parking. Public Safety will direct vehicles. Traffic will be heavy, please allow extra time to arrive on campus. Commencement Parking Map

General Information
Any law graduate or family member having questions relating to the School of Law Commencement, please contact the Office of Programs & Events at 401-254-4659 or lawevents@rwu.edu.

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