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Raposa, RWU Law Associate Director & Professor of Bar Support, has been voted by the Class of 2022 as Professor of the Year! “Professor Raposa has been a transformational force for our lawNewsMay 18, 2022Adjunct Professor of the Year 2022: Michelle M. Alves, Esq. ’00, L’03A formidable ‘Double Hawk’ who serves as Chief of the Trial Division with the R.I. Public Defender, Alves has taught trial advocacy to 2Ls and 3Ls for eight years.VIEW ALL NEWSUpcoming EventsSunJul17Trial Practice Institute 9:00am - 5:00pmRWU Law | Bristol CampusWedAug102022 Law School Orientation All Day Roger Williams University School of LawView all EventsInstitutes and Programs Feinstein Center for Pro Bono and Experiential Education This center connects students and faculty with community organizations to provide pro bono legal services to those in need and to help students to gain valuable practical legal experience. 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