The Honorable Steven Minicucci
The Honorable Steven Minicucci is a judge on the Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Minicucci was a litigation and trial attorney at Calvino Law Associates where his work included estate planning, drafting, and workers' compensation. He was also the Probate Judge for the Town of Warren, RI.
LAW.754Estate Planning & AdministrationClick to Open
This course deals with the practical application of estate planning principles to various client situations. Topics include client interviews; estate planning for young adults, individuals contemplating marriage, unmarried couples, young couples with children, and older clients with children; transfers to grandchildren; planning for second marriages; asset protection; retirement planning; perpetual trusts; charitable gifts; and an overview of estate administration. Wills and Trusts is a prerequisite.
Course DegreeJuris DoctorMaster of Studies in Law
PrerequisiteLAW.749 – Wills & Trusts
Faculty AssociatedThe Honorable Steven Minicucci
LAW.641Trial AdvocacyClick to Open
The trial advocacy course employs a learning-by-doing approach. Thus, most of the course will involve the practice of trial skills including direct and cross examination, opening statements, closing arguments, and jury selection, in a simulated courtroom environment. During the last two weeks of the course, each student will participate as co-counsel in a full-length simulated civil or criminal trial with a sitting Rhode Island judge or professor presiding.
Evidence is a prerequisite but may be taken concurrently with the permission of the Trial Advocacy instructor.