Summer Stipend Recipients

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

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Sounding the Alarm on Mass Incarceration

Sounding the Alarm on Mass Incarceration

Accepted Students Day
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9:45 am - 2:15 pm
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15
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Projects

The following is a list of active Pro Bono Collaborative projects listed by law firm.  Each of our projects involves RWU Law students working under the supervision of law firm attorneys.

Community based organizations are encouraged to propose Pro Bono Collaborative projects. To do so, complete the Pro Bono Collaborative Project Proposal Application.

Burns & Levinson LLP

  • provides advice and counsel to Year Up Providence staff related to their students, and a twice-yearly rights presentation to the program's students on basic criminal law and expungement.

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

UVisaProject

  • provides legal assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence and other crimes in partnership with Catholic Social Services of Fall River, and
  • is assisting participants in the federal H.O.P.E. Court, a new re-entry court.

Nixon Peabody LLP

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC 

  • provides non-profit incorporation and business advice to community based organizations serving low-income communities.

Ratcliffe Burke Harten & Galamaga LLP

  • provides educational workshops and legal assistance on criminal expungement issues to clients of McAuley House. In addition to the workshops, the law firm assists McAuley Ministries, McAuley House's umbrella organization, with business law related advice and counsel, on an as-needed basis.

PBC McAuley House Project

Barton Gilman LLP 

Whelan Kinder & Siket LLP 

Stephen M. Miller and Associates

Projects involving multiple law firms and/or legal services organizations:

  • Immigration Help for Children - With law students, attorneys Deborah Gonzalez, Hans Bremer, Cecily Ziegler and Carl Krueger provide advice, counsel and assistance clinics - specifically relating to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) and Special Immigrant Juveniles -  to immigrant youth served by Olneyville Neighborhood Association (ONA), Central Falls Schools, and East Bay Community Action Program.
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Project (VITA)
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Street Law