Sweeney appointed to Board of Directors of Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association

PROVIDENCE (Feb. 25, 2011) – Sara E. Sweeney has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association (RIWBA).

RIWBA promotes the advancement of women in the legal profession, and provides seminars and networking opportunities targeting the needs, challenges and issues facing female attorneys in their practices.

“I am pleased and honored to be asked to join RIWBA’s board of directors,” Sweeney said. “It’s important to contribute to the betterment of the legal community and this is an outstanding organization to be part of.”

Sweeney is an experienced civil litigator focusing her trial practice on professional liability defense, employment law, premises liability, business litigation and insurance coverage issues. She is a graduate of the Roger Williams School of Law.

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 as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work for three consecutive years (2008-2010).