Faculty News

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Colleen Brown

Colleen Brown
Professor of Legal Practice

J.D., Northeastern University
M.A., Brandies University
A.B., Bowdoin College


Professor Brown teaches Legal Practice. She comes to Roger Williams School of Law with extensive experience teaching Legal Research and Writing, having taught for six years as an adjunct faculty member at New England School of Law and for four years on a full-time basis at Suffolk University Law School. Professor Brown has also served as a staff attorney for the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and as a staff attorney and prosecutor for the Rhode Island Ethics Commission. She is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Northeastern University School of Law.