Upcoming Events

Welcome to the LAA for New Graduates Post-Bar Exam Reception
JUL
27
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Birch Bar (Westin Boston Waterfront)
19th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
JUL
28
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
Incoming Student Orientation
AUG
09
All Day
RWU School of Law
18th Annual LAA Scholarship Golf Tournament
AUG
19
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Swansea Country Club, Swansea, MA

Fast Facts

Out of 29 total state clerkship opportunities in Rhode Island, RWU Law grads hold 18 of those positions for the 2012-2013 term. This includes 8 of 11 clerkships with the Rhode Island Supreme Court.



Justin Pruett '11

photo of Justin PruettJustin ‘JP’ Pruett ’11 has worked as a law clerk in the Legal Affairs department of MetLife, Inc., and as an extern with Judge Edward Clifton of the Rhode Island Superior Court.  At RWU Law, JP is president of the Student Bar Association and a past president of the Multi-Cultural Law Student’s Association. He won first place in the 2010 Herbert Wechsler Criminal Law Moot Court competition, the country’s premier contest for that area of law. JP and his teammate topped Duke and a field of teams from other law schools across the nation to win championship honors.

JP is a resident of Harrisonburg, Virginia, and a self-described “immigrant from the South,” having grown up in Nashville, Tennessee. Before law school, he worked as a litigation paralegal for a private law firm and as a casualty insurance adjuster. JP notes, “RWU Law is a school where students have a chance to discover and showcase their true abilities, while at the same time recognizing that they have a special place in our society as key players in the development of the nation’s public service law.”