Faculty News

  • Monestier on Web Jurisdiction
    Professor Tanya Monestier explains why courts are struggling to come up with a practical framework for dealing with the issue of web-based jurisdiction.
  • From Hate to Hope
    From Hate to Hope
    How the horrific experiences of lawyers and judges under the Third Reich have informed the lives – and legal philosophies – of their descendants.
  • Legal fees
    Kuckes on Legal Fees Ruling
    Professor Kiki Kuckes discusses Rhode Island ruling that affidavits or expert testimony supporting counsel fee motion must come from lawyer not involved in case.


Christopher A. D'Ovidio

Christopher A. D'Ovidio
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Christopher D'Ovidio is a partner at Merolla & Accetturo, where he provides legal services in matters pertaining to environmental and energy law, land use, zoning, property law, commercial fishery law and municipal affairs. He represents clients in both the public and private sectors, including serving as legal counsel for the Pawtuxet River Authority. He also serves as an assistant solicitor for the Town of New Shoreham and is the co-chair for the RIBAR Environmental and Energy Law planning committee.