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Legal Intern at Army JAG, Virginia My internship was extremely fast-paced. I assisted with the Sexual Assault Trial Advocacy Course, helped...

Upcoming Events

Info Session for Prospective Students
NOV
20
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RWU Law- Main Campus, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Law Alumni Holiday Reception
DEC
05
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Keynote Address
JAN
18
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
RWU Law | Bristol Campus
Champions for Justice
JAN
26
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Omni Providence Hotel
25th Annual Barrister's Ball
FEB
24
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Omni Providence Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island


NY Pro Bono Scholars Curricular Track

1L/2L – Summer

  • Work experience
  • Professional Responsibility (2 credits)*
  • Criminal Procedure: Investigation (3 credits)*
  • Legal Practice elective*
  • Writing requirement
  • Other electives
  • August: MPRE (if enrolled in PR in the summer)*

2L – Fall Semester

  • Evidence (4 credits)*
  • Con Law I (3 credits)*
  • Legal Practice III (2 credits)*
  • Business Organizations (3 credits)
  • Wills/Trusts (3 credits)
  • Administrative Law (3 credits)*
  • Secured Transactions (3 credits)
  • Family Law (3 credits)
  • Legal Practice elective*
  • Writing requirement
  • Other electives
  • Complete applications for summer jobs*

2L – Spring Semester

  • Con Law II (3 credits)*
  • New York Practice (2 credits)*
  • ALR I (1.5 credits)*
  • Clinic*
  • Professional Responsibility (2 credits)
  • Criminal Procedure: Investigation (3 credits)
  • Legal Practice III (2 credits)
  • Business Organizations (3 credits)
  • Wills/Trusts (3 credits)*
  • Administrative Law (3 credits)
  • Secured Transactions (3 credits)
  • Family Law (3 credits)*
  • Legal Methods elective
  • Writing requirement*
  • Other electives*
  • Complete applications for summer jobs*
  • May: Submit application to participate in the NYBSP*

2L/3L – Summer

  • Work experience*
  • Legal Methods elective
  • Writing requirement
  • Other electives
  • NY Law Course (June/July) and NY Law Exam (August)
  • August: MPRE
  • Jun-Sept: Students work with a faculty member to find an appropriate NYBSP placement*

3L – Fall Semester

  • ALR I (1.5 credits)*
  • Business Organizations (3 credits)*
  • Clinic*
  • Wills/Trusts (3 credits)
  • Administrative Law (3 credits)
  • Secured Transactions (3 credits)*
  • Family Law (3 credits)
  • Legal Methods elective
  • Writing requirement
  • Other electives*
  • Complete job Applications*
  • Sept 15: School decides on student’s NYBSP placement*
  • Nov: MPRE
  • Nov 1 – 30: Submit NY Bar Application*

3L – Spring Semester

  • Dec-Feb: Bar Prep and sit for NY Bar Exam*
  • Pro Bono Scholars placement work (12 credits) (fulfills 50 hr RWU & NY pro bono requirements)*
  • Pro Bono Scholars seminar (2 credits)*
  • Complete job applications*
  • April: Bar results are released*
  • May: Graduation*

* Classes in Bold are Recommended Courses