Maritime Attorney Fulweiler to Speak to Narragansett Bay Harbormasters

Posted by John K. Fulweiler | Mar 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maritime attorney John K. Fulweiler, Esq. was asked to speak at the Rhode Island Harbormaster's Association meeting on issues regarding the law of maritime salvage and considerations when dealing with derelict and seemingly abandoned vessels. John was honored to accept the invitation and looks forward to the event which is scheduled to take place on March 29, 2013 at the Maritime Center located in Newport, Rhode Island. "I've practiced maritime law my entire career," John explains. "And I really enjoy these moments where I get a chance to talk about the unique qualities and issues arising in the maritime law."

Prior to opening his own maritime law office in Newport, Rhode Island, John was a partner in a Manhattan maritime law firm. John maintains admiralty law practices on the East and Gulf Coasts and in addition to his admiralty law firm's blog (, he writes a blog hosted by WorkBoat Magazine ( He has also recently authored a small book about a man who fell overboard and treaded water for approximately eleven hours without a lifejacket. (A SWIM, available on

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John K. Fulweiler

Proctor-In-Admiralty / Licensed U.S. Coast Guard Master Formerly a partner in a New York maritime law firm, John K. Fulweiler graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Marine Affairs degree and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. In addition to being recognized by...


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