Faculty News

  • Judicial Diversity
    Logan on Judicial Diversity
    Professor David Logan argues that the Ocean State's current judiciary looks like the Rhode Island of past generations, not reflecting the diverse nature of the state today.
  • Closed courtroom
    Horwitz on Closed Courtroom Debate
    U.S. District Court Judge Mary Lisi's order to seal the courtroom during a plea hearing for a woman accused of sex trafficking has raised concern among legal observers.
  • Commencement 2015
    RWU Law Celebrates Commencement 2015
    RWU Law honors 115 graduates in a ceremony keynoted by pioneering jurist, the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland; also recognizing noted R.I. defense attorney Robert Mann.


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.