Vicki J. Bejma

Vicki J. Bejma

Associate Attorney
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island
Phone:
401-400-3841
Fax:
401-331-7888
Email:
Vicki J. Bejma, an associate attorney with the law firm of Robinson &Clapham, is a talented litigator who also understands that every case need not ultimately see the courtroom. She brings a balanced approach to her practice of law with a particular emphasis on finding a solution for the client that is in their best interest.

Areas of Practice

  • Education
  • Special Education Law
  • Labor & Employment
  • Collections
  • Domestic Relations
  • Civil Rights
  • Personal Injury
  • Legal Research & Writing

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 2001
  • Massachusetts, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 2002

Education

  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • Juris Doctor magna cum laude
    • Law Review: Roger Williams University Law Review, 1999 - 2001
  • Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1991
    • Major: English
  • Katharine Gibbs School, Providence, Rhode Island
    • Paralegal Certificate

Published Works

  • Note, Protective Cruelty: State v. Yonez and Strict Liability as to Age in Statutory Rape, 5 Roger Williams U. L. Rev. 499, 2000
  • “Student Suspension and Expulsion,” “Search and Seizure in the Schools,” and “Special Education,’ co-author, printed in School Law Issues in Rhode Island, NBI, 2005
  • “Technology in the Schools – Student Issues,” printed in E-Technology in School: Preventing Lawsuits,” NBI, 2009

Representative Clients

  • Pawtucket School Committee
  • Rhode Island Association of School Principals
  • CompuClaim

Classes/Seminars

  • School Law for Clerks, Rhode Island Association of School Principals, 2005
  • Seminar, No Child Left Behind and Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment, 2007 - Present
  • Seminar, Technology On and Off School Grounds, NBI, 2008 - Present
  • Seminar, School Defenses to Common Lawsuits, NBI, 2011 - Present
  • Legal Panel, Association of Rhode Island Administrators of Special Education, Legal Presentation, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Member, 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Asquith, Mahoney & Robinson, Legal Secretary, 1995 - 2002
  • Law Offices of Stephen M. Robinson, Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2008