Upcoming Events

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Talk on U.N. Convention on Law of the Sea with Rear Admiral Steven D. Poulin
DEC
01
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay View Room - School of Law
Winter Solstice
DEC
02
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bay View Room
Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception
DEC
03
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda
Marine Affairs Advisory Board Meeting
DEC
12
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bay View Room
Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction
JAN
30
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Providence Biltmore Hotel

Fast Facts

RWU Law had an 86% pass rate for the 2012 Rhode Island bar exam for all first time test takers, 5% higher than the state average.



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.”