For 2011 graduates, RWU Law had 11.1% of graduates entering public interest law, higher than the national average (7.5%).
Meet the Staff
Veronica Paricio, Assistant Dean for Career Development
Welcome to the Roger Williams University School of Law Office of Career Development! Our office is committed to providing students and alumni with the support and resources necessary to pursue the careers of their choice.
Veronica D. Paricio
Assistant Dean of Career Development
Veronica Paricio has been working with and counseling law students since 1994. She joined the Career Development Office at Roger Williams University School of Law in January 2008 and became Assistant Dean in 2012. Prior to RWU Law, Veronica worked in the Career Development Office at the University of Colorado Law School from 2001 to 2007, where she held several positions including Career Counselor, Director and Assistant Dean. Veronica is the Law School Professional Chair of the National Advisory Committee for Equal Justice Works as well as the NALP Liaison to Equal Justice Works. She is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association. She is a member of the Board for the Feinstein Institute for Legal Services and the Latino Policy Institute. Veronica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Dartmouth College in 1994.
Erin M. Wright, Esq.
Associate Director of Career Development
Erin M. Wright has been with the Office of Career Development since August 2008. She is the current Chair of the LGBT section of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) and President of the New England Law School Consortium (NELLIE). Erin is also the advisor for the Roger Williams’ student LGBTQ group, The Alliance, and is on the Membership Committee of the National LGBT Bar Association. Erin has authored and coauthored several NALP bulletin articles including “Navigating Ally Support in LGBT Student Groups”, “Adjusting to Military on Campus Post Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, and “The Significance of Affinity Groups in Today’s Legal Landscape”. She coauthored an article and textbook chapter regarding decontextualizing female criminality. Additionally, Erin has moderated a panel at the National LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair entitled Career Services and Job Search Strategies for Law Students and spoken on a panel for NALP regarding counseling students after the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Prior to joining Roger Williams, Erin was a practicing attorney in Indiana. She graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School, a Master in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Providence College.
Jodi P. Haley
Assistant Director of Career Development
Jodi Haley joined the Office of Career Development in November 2011. Before coming to the law school, Jodi worked as an attorney recruiter for the international law firm of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP in Boston, MA for seven years. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston College in 2010 and her Bachelor of Science degree in History and Political Science from Northeastern University in 2004.
Amy B. Lanoie
Amy Lanoie joined the Office of Career Development in August 2012. Before coming to the law school, Amy worked as a graduate program coordinator for Brown University for two years. She received her Associates of Science in General Business from the Community College of Rhode Island in May 2012 and is currently earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Roger Williams University.
Scheduling an Appointment
Please visit or contact the Office of Career Development to schedule an appointment:
Roger Williams University School of Law
Office of Career Development
Ten Metacom Avenue
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-5171
Phone: (401) 254-4650
Fax: (401) 254-4624