Jolee E. Vacchi

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Jolee E. VacchiAssistant Director of Admissions

Contact Information

401-254-4511jvacchi@rwu.eduRoom 120

Education

J.D., Roger Williams University
B.A., Stonehill College

Jolee Vacchi graduated magna cum laude from Stonehill College with bachelor’s degrees in U.S. History and Criminology. She earned her Juris Doctor degree, also magna cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law. During her time as a law student, Jolee became a certified mediator and served as a member of the Roger Williams University Law Review. Jolee was admitted to the state bars of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She has been employed as the Assistant Director of Admissions at her alma mater since 2012. She enjoys running the Student Ambassador program at the law school and assisting admitted students with their transition from acceptance to matriculation at RWU Law. Jolee is the proud mother of two young children. She volunteers at the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA) and enjoys Zumba, hiking, traveling, and cooking.

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Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.