This luncheon is a wonderful opportunity to meet with fellow students who are interested in public interest law and to 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 27th so that we can order the appropriate amount of food. Thank you!
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 (email@example.com) 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.
We invite you to visit Roger Williams University School of Law at our September 15th Info Session! Come learn about our Affordable Excellence Initiative and Clinical Guarantee. You will have the opportunity to attend a real first year Criminal Law class taught by Professor Emily Sack, meet with an admissions representative, and take a tour of the law school.
To register for the Info Session, please RSVP here. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at (401) 254-4555 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to welcoming you to our beauitful, seaside Bristol campus soon!
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 email@example.com.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Welcome Reception in honor of Dean Michael J. Yelnosky
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Aidan's Pub, Bristol
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Family Fun Barbeque*
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bristol Town Beach Pavilion, Bristol
Featuring special musical guest - Frank Silva (former RWU Law mailroom clerk)
(Children eat for free; however registration is required)
Reception at WaterFire Providence*
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Ruth's Chris Steak House, Providence
Special Recognition for Reunion Classes of 1999, 2004 & 2009
~ WaterFire Lighting 6:36 p.m. ~
Evening Under the Stars*
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Rooftop at Providence G, Providence
Sunday, September 28, 2014
15th Annual Law Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Tournament
12:00 p.m. Registration & Lunch
1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start
Metacomet Country Club, East Providence
Golf Registration HERE
For questions, please contact the Office of Law Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org
*$10 registration fee per person applies for each * event.
ONLINE REGISTRATION for Law Alumni Weekend activities.
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
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 email@example.com.
Anthony Leone '97 & Sally McDonald '09
For questions, please contact the Office of Law Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor of Law David A. Logan will be your host for the RWU School of Law Jeopardy Game!
Sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Society. For event inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
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."
Please RSVP to Feinsteincenter@rwu.edu by Friday, October 17.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you interested in the Marine Affairs Joint Degree Program?
Julia Wyman, Interim Director of the Marine Affairs Institute, and Professor Rob Thompson, Chair of the Department of Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, will provide an introduction to the J.D./Master of Marine Affairs program and answer any questions you may have. We invite you to attend this meeting to learn more about the joint degree program.
Lunch will be served.
Please email email@example.com if you plan on attending.
Please join us for a special event about Phil West's new book, Secrets & Scandals.
4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:30 p.m. Author's Remarks
6:00 p.m. Reception
Author, Secrets & Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island, 1986-2006
Former Executive Director, Common Cause of Rhode Island
Photo Credit: Frank Mullin
- U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
- M. Charles Bakst, former political columnist, Providence Journal
- Professor Ross Cheit, Brown University
- Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, President, Latino Public Radio
- Nancy Rhodes, former Common Cause National Governing Board member
- Amy Goins, President, Common Cause Rhode Island Governing Board
- Michael J. Yelnosky, Dean, RWU Law
RSVP by November 10 to the RWU Law Office of Programs & Events at firstname.lastname@example.org or 401-254-4659.
Speaker to be announced.
Please RSVP to email@example.com if you plan on attending.
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.
SAVE THE DATE...Check back for event details and registration information.
Sponsored by the Student Bar Association
Saturday, February 28, 2015
25 America’s Cup Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island
6:30 p.m. Meet & Greet
7:00 p.m. Dinner & Dancing
Check back for event, registration, and special overnight accommodation details.
School of Law Commencement
Friday, May 15, 2015
1:00 p.m. Ceremony
Bristol, Rhode Island
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.
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.
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 may be ordered online at www.balfour.com or for an appointment with the Balfour representative, contact: Peg.firstname.lastname@example.org. The University Bookstore will provide information via email when a representative is on campus.
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
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 email@example.com.