PROVIDENCE (Jan. 15, 2016) – Sheri L. Pizzi was prominently featured in the Providence Business News (PBN) Nonprofit & Philanthropy Update series, “Five Questions with Sheri L. Pizzi,” for her role as president of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island (JLS).
Pizzi began her two-year term as president of the JLS in 2015. She has been a member of the JLS for eighteen years and has served on its board of directors for over a decade. During that time, she also served as the secretary for multiple terms, and on the scholarship committee and various events committees.
Pizzi is a partner in the Providence office of Barton Gilman LLP. She is an experienced trial attorney concentrating in the fields of health care, employment and other forms of professional liability litigation. In addition to her involvement with the JLS, Pizzi has also served on the board of directors of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association, the Rhode Island Healthcare Association, and the Rhode Island Childhood Lead Action Project. She was named a Rhode Island Super Lawyer in 2015, and a “Woman to Watch in Professional Services” by the Providence Business News in 2012.
The Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island provides a forum to its members to uphold the image of Italian-Americans, improve the administration of justice, to undertake pro bono activities, to conduct workshops, seminars, lectures, and other educational events; to generally promote the interchange of ideas and to encourage the cooperation amongst member attorneys as to all matters concerning the legal profession. In addition to its continuing legal education series, the JLS supports the advancement of qualified and distinguished Justinians in public office, and serves the Italian-American legal profession and the community.
About Barton Gilman
Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News has named the firm one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work from 2008-2012 and again from 2014-2015.