Faculty News

  • Phil West at RWU Law
    Common Cause Celebrates RI Reform
    Students, alumni, faculty and staff joined Common Cause stalwarts to celebrate Phil West's monumental new book on Rhode Island corruption and reform.
  • Urban League
    Partnering with Urban Debate League
    RWU Law has partnered with the RI Urban Debate League, training high school students in classical debate, and diversifying the pipeline to law school.
  • Urban League
    Diversifying the Legal Pipeline
    The RI Urban Debate Leagues partners with RWU Law alumni and students, state judges and lawyers to prepare urban high school students for success in law.


William M. Kolb

William M. Kolb
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law
William Kolb is the sole member of the Law Offices of William M. Kolb, LLC in Providence, Rhode Island.  He is a graduate of Brown University, Boston University Graduate School of Management and Northeastern University School of Law.  In his current practice, he focuses primarily on commercial, real estate and personal injury litigation.  He also represents an association of retired municipal firefighters with respect to their pension benefits.  Before going to law school, he worked as an accountant for several regional public accounting firms in Rhode Island.