Upcoming Events

Happy Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Happy Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Admissions Info Session
JAN
16
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Keynote Address by Paulette Brown
JAN
20
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
School of Law Appellate Courtroom 283
Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction
JAN
30
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Providence Biltmore Hotel
Behind Closed Doors
FEB
11
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Appellate Courtroom - Room 283
Washington, DC Law Alumni Reception
FEB
24
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Marriott Washington at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC

Fast Facts

RWU Law is one of only 5 law schools in the country that specializes in marine affairs. Of these schools, RWU Law is only one of 2 that specialize in admiralty and maritime law.



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.”