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Clare Keefe Coleman

Director of Student Advising

Assistant Professor of Law

Writing Specialist

Professor Clare Keefe Coleman


Office: School of Law, Room 452
Phone: 215.571.4731
Fax: 215.571.4730

Administrative Support:
Dana Duggan

Phone: 215.571.4794


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 "Teaching the Torture Memos: 'Making Decisions Under Conditions of Uncertainty'" appeared in the August 2012 Journal of Legal Education.