02818 Native Seeks Seat on State Supreme Court

March 27, 2009 at 7:43 pm Leave a comment

 by Priscilla Lynne Young

Published March 27, 2009 on my 02818.com

Long-time East Greenwich resident Robert Corrente sipped coffee as dishes clattered and spoons clinked against ceramic mugs at Jiggers Diner last week.

 

Rhode Island’s U.S. Attorney isn’t much of a breakfast fan. The waitress didn’t mask her dismay as she walked away with the menu.

 

“I thought that law would broaden my perspective,” said the soft-spoken lawyer.  “There are a lot of different things that you can do with a law degree.  It turned out to be a good choice.”

 

Good choice, indeed. Corrente is currently being considered for the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Quite a coup for an English major who didn’t know what he wanted to do after graduating from Dartmouth in 1978.

 

To read the full story, please click on this link:

http://my02818.com/articles/2009/03/27/people/doc49a7bfbd39c7b870677956.txt

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