Upcoming Events

Champions for Justice

Champions for Justice

Champions for Justice
JAN
27
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Omni Providence Hotel
Providence Experiential Campus Open House
JAN
30
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
RWU Law Experiential Campus, 1 Empire Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
’It’s Just a Building’ – The Role of a Lawyer in Real Estate Development
FEB
16
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol - Bay View Room
Washington, DC Area Info Session for Prospective Students
FEB
21
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel

Fast Facts

Our Pro Bono Collaborative mobilizes Rhode Island law firms, law students and community organizations to provide desperately needed legal assistance for the underserved residents of the state.  The unique program includes 10 major law firms, over 20 community-based organizations and several dozen law students.



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.”