Editorial Board


Front Row Left to Right:

Cayman Calabro, Developmental Editor | Christopher M. Moran, Executive Notes & Comments Editor | Laura A. Pickering, Managing Editor | Brett P. Hargaden, Editor-in-Chief| Olivia M. Phetteplace, Executive Articles Editor | Trevor T. Bernard, Rhode Island Editor |

Back Row Left to Right:

Clare M. Harmon, Gregory E. Henninger, and Brianne M. Chevalier – Notes & Comments Editors | Caroline J. Dias, Daniel F. Miller, and Joseph T. Galindo, Jr. – Articles Editors|

DSCF1138Brett Hargaden (Editor-In-Chief) is from Sebring, Florida. He is a graduate of Stetson University, where he received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance. At Stetson, he served as a Portfolio Manager and Trustee for the Roland George Investment Program, a multi-million dollar student-run investment fund. He also served as the Vice President of his Fraternity, Delta Sigma Phi, and later served as the Vice President of Risk Management for the Stetson University Interfraternity Council. He has interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, the Highlands County State Attorney’s Office, and is currently with Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. In his final semester of law school, he will complete a judicial externship at the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. He currently works as a Research Assistant for Professor Emily Sack and Professor Colleen Brown. He is also a member of the RWU Law Honors Program, the RWU Admiralty Moot Court Team, the RWU Maritime Law Society, and the RWU Honor Board. After graduating, he intends to pursue a career in corporate law, criminal law, or maritime law. Outside of school, he enjoys offshore fishing, diving the Florida Keys, and watching college football.


DSCF1208Laura A. Pickering (Managing Editor) is from Tiverton, Rhode Island and graduated summa cum laude in 2012 from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. At Roger Williams University School of Law, Laura is a member of the Honors Program and Moot Court Board, and is a research assistant for Professor Olivia Milonas. She has a strong interest in elder law and estate planning and continues to work with a local firm specializing in this area.  She intends to pursue a judicial clerkship after graduation.





DSCF1150Olivia Phetteplace (Executive Articles Editor) grew up in Ledyard, Connecticut. She graduated magna cum laude from Siena College in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Art in English and Philosophy. During the summer after her 1L year Olivia interned for the Office of the Chief State’s attorney in Connecticut where she learned criminal law might not be her calling. Olivia spent the summer after her 2L year working for a judge in the Rhode Island District Court and hopes to have the opportunity to clerk for a judge upon graduation.  Olivia’s other legal interests include transactional and real-estate law.







Caroline Dias (Articles Editor) grew up in Barrington, Rhode Island. She graduated from Emmanuel College in 2011 with a dual degree in International Relations and Spanish Language. After her first year at RWU Law, Caroline spent the summer interning with the Massachusetts Superior Court. In January 2016, Caroline commenced a year-long judicial externship with the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She is currently an articles editor for RWU Law Review, a research assistant for Professor Hashway, a member of RWU Law Honors Program and a member of RWU Law Moot Court Board. Upon graduation, Caroline hopes to obtain a judicial clerkship and is interested in a career in corporate law.




DSCF1264Joseph Galindo (Articles Editor) was born and raised in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is currently a member of the Honors Program, the Student Bar Association’s Constitution Committee, and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society at Roger Williams University School of Law. Currently, Joseph interns with Cameron & Mittleman, LLP, a law firm located in Providence, Rhode Island, that specializes in various fields of business law. In the Fall 2016 semester, Joseph will also be interning with In-House Counsel at Swarovski Jewelry, located in Cranston, Rhode Island. Last summer, Joseph interned with the Rhode Island Superior Court. He expresses a strong interest in business law and strives to work in this field after graduation.



DSCF1196Daniel Miller (Articles Editor) hails from Toms River, New Jersey. Daniel attended Seton Hall University, where he earned his A.B. in History as a member of the University Honors Program.  While at Seton Hall, Daniel founded the Alpha Phi Zeta Chapter of Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity, was a captain of the Ultimate Frisbee team, and was a member of numerous clubs and societies. Daniel spent his 2015 summer interning at the Office of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, where he drafted contracts, press statements, and policy memoranda. Daniel spent the 2016 summer as a legal intern at Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation, where he counseled business owners, drafted agreements, negotiated loan closings, and revised corporate policies. Currently, Daniel serves as a leader for multiple organizations, including the Tax and Business Law Society, the ACLU, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, and OWLS.  After law school, Daniel hopes to pursue a career in tax law and politics.  In his precious spare time, Daniel enjoys biking, fine liquor, hiking, and politics.


DSCF1261Christopher Moran (Executive Notes & Comments Editor) is from Webster, Massachusetts and graduated cum laude in 2012 from Assumption College with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a minor in Political Science.  After college, Chris worked at Amica Mutual Insurance Company as an adjuster.  During the summer following his 1L year, he was a judicial intern with the Massachusetts Superior Court.  Following his second year, Chris was a summer associate at Pierce Atwood LLP. Chris is currently a research assistant to Professor Tanya J. Monestier and in the Law School’s Honor’s Program.  During his third year, Chris will complete a yearlong internship with the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. After school, Chris is interested in clerking for a judge and ultimately pursuing a career in corporate law.



DSCF1215Brianne Chevalier (Notes & Comments Editor) is from Horseheads, New York. She graduated summa cum laude in 2014 from University at Albany where she majored in Political Science and was a member of the NCAA Division I Softball team.  At RWU Law, Bri is in the Honors Program, is a Research Assistant for Professor Emily Sack, and serves as Vice President for the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.  Bri spent her summer after 1L year interning for a Judge in Elmira, New York and her summer after 2L year as a law clerk at a Providence law firm.






DSCF1217Clare Harmon (Notes & Comments Editor) is from Guilford, CT. She is a graduate of the Sound School, in New Haven, CT, and Roger Williams University. She received a BA in Marine Biology and Sustainability at RWU. Clare took a year off in college and worked as a legal assistant for Marasco and Nesselbush, a personal injury and social security law firm in Providence. After her 1L year, she interned for the RI Court Appointed Special Advocate, where she worked on issues in family law. She also worked and continues to work as a Sea Grant Law Fellow on a range of coastal and fisheries issues. Clare also works as a law clerk for Ursillo, Teitz, and Ritch Ltd, a general practice firm in Providence—most known for its work in the municipal and land use sectors. After school, Clare just wants a job—whatever that means— but hopefully one day she’ll  land a job that’s principal focus is on ocean and coastal and/or fisheries law and policy.


DSCF1202Greg Henninger (Notes & Comments Editor) grew up in the small town of Brookfield, Connecticut. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Music. While attending UMW, he interned for a Federal Representative on Capitol Hill and was a member of the UMW Mock Trial Team. Upon graduation he immediately entered Roger Williams University School of Law. During the summer of 2015, he interned for Rhode Island Legal Services, assisting parents in child protection cases. In the spring of 2016, Greg interned with the Rhode Island Supreme Court followed by an internship with the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Greg is a proud member of the Alliance and the Intellectual Property Law Association. After graduation, Greg hopes to secure a clerkship in Rhode Island or Connecticut.


DSCF1177Trevor T. Bernard (Rhode Island Editor) grew up in Chicopee, Massachusetts and graduated summa cum laude in 2014 from Western New England University with a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society and a minor in Economics.  In the summer of 2015, Trevor interned in the Department of Administration for the State of Rhode Island, assisting with union grievances and the collective bargaining process. During his 2016 Spring Semester, Trevor worked as a Judicial Intern with the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Trevor currently works part-time for Nortek, Inc. with their in-house counsel and will extern with the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island in the Fall 2016 Semester. On campus, Trevor works as a research assistant to both Legal Practice Professor Elizabeth Colt and Constitutional Law Professor Jared A. Goldstein. Trevor’s interests lie in commercial and transactional lawyering, specifically within the financial industry, and upon graduation he hopes to secure a judicial clerkship at the trial court level.


DSCF1146Cayman Calabro (Developmental Editor) is originally from Florida where she attended Stetson University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in History (2014). At Stetson she was very involved in her Sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, the University’s cheerleading team, Rho Lamda National Honor Society, and served as President of the Panhellenic Council. She is currently in the Law Honors Program, serves as Secretary of Women’s Law Society, is Chairman of the Student Bar Association Barristers Ball Committee, and is a joint degree student earning a Master’s  Certificate in Historic Preservation alongside her J.D. Last spring she was chosen as a 2016 Newport Symposium Scholar. Cayman has interned with the Office of the State Attorney for the 7th Judicial Circuit, the Office of a United States Congressman, and served as a Fellow for the Republican Party of Florida. She was also the Policy and Advocacy Intern for the Preservation Society of Newport County, and a Research Assistant for Professor David Logan. This fall she is externing with International Gaming Technologies, in a position dedicated to international and federal compliance issues. Cayman is currently a legal intern for Kiel James Patrick, LLC, a fashion and lifestyle company. She is interested in Art and Preservation law and the legal aspects of museum and gallery management.