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Clare Keefe Coleman

Director, International Student Programs

Associate Professor of Law

Writing Specialist

Professor Clare Keefe Coleman


Office: School of Law, Room 416
Phone: 215.571.4731
Fax: 215.571.4730

Administrative Support:
Donna McVicker

Phone: 215.571.4715


Clare Keefe Coleman is an experienced writing teacher, editor and writer.

Professor Coleman received her JD from the Villanova University School of Law and an MA in creative writing from Temple University.

Before joining the law school, Professor Coleman practiced with Conrad O'Brien Gellman & Rohn, P.C., Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin and Drinker Biddle & Reath, where she specialized in commercial litigation. Her professional experience includes magazine editing and teaching fiction writing. She has won writing awards from the Writing Aloud/InterAct Theatre Company and the Philadelphia City Paper.

Professor Coleman’s article “Dangerous Tongues: Storytelling in Congressional Testimony and an Evidence-Based Solution” appears in volume 19.2 of New York University’s Journal of Legislation and Public Policy.