Lindsay Koso

Lindsay KosoReference Librarian

Contact Information

401-254-4523lkoso@rwu.eduOffice 128

Education

B.A., Wheaton College, magna cum laude
J.D., Roger Williams University

Lindsay is an RWU Law Honors Program graduate from the class of 2022.  While in law school, Lindsay served as an articles editor for RWU Law Review, research assistant for Professor Diamond, and as a student library assistant. She greatly enjoys legal research and advocating for equal access to justice; specifically, she is passionate about American Indian Law repatriation, cultural resources and sacred sites protection, and self-governance, all of which stems from her first career in cultural heritage preservation, management and advocacy.  Lindsay graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College (MA) in 2015 with her BA in Art History and Latin. Her studies at Wheaton focused on heritage management and the conservation of material culture, culminating in a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship after graduation titled Communing With The Ages: The Intersection of Art Conservation and Spirituality. In her free time, Lindsay enjoys playing the ukulele, cooking, and horror movies.

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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.