Anthony R. Leone

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Anthony R. LeoneAdjunct Professor of LawAttorney at Law

Contact Information

(401) 921-6684Leone Law, LLC www.leonelawllc.com

Anthony Leone is the founding member of Leone Law, LLC.  He concentrates in dispute resolution including civil litigation, mediation, and arbitration in a wide range of civil matters.  Substantive areas of practice include plaintiff personal injury cases, insurance disputes, and appellate advocacy.  The firm also represents individuals and businesses in contract, business disputes and real property disputes.  Anthony is the 2012-2013 President of the Rhode Island Association for Justice.  He is a 1997 graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law.

Courses Taught

LSM.856Law Office Management

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This course meets for 6 weeks

Course Description

Law Office Management is a practical course to explore starting, running, and growing a law practice. Students will create a business plan and draft various documents essential to any law practice. A broad range of practice management topics will be discussed, including the choice of entity, practice specialization, business development, marketing, and various ethical issues.

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Seminar

Course Credits

1.0

Course Degree

Juris DoctorMaster of Studies in Law

Faculty Associated

Anthony R. Leone

LSM.856Senior Abuse, Neglect, and Injuries

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This course meets for six weeks

Course Description

Litigation involving nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and financial exploitation of the elderly is an expanding and complicated area of civil litigation. These cases provide a complex interaction between traditional tort law as embodied in medical malpractice cases along with contract issues, corporate law, access to the civil justice system and an understanding of state and federal regulations. This course will provide an academic and practical analysis of this complex niche practice area.

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Seminar

Course Credits

1.0

Course Degree

Juris DoctorMaster of Studies in Law

Faculty Associated

Anthony R. Leone
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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.