Faculty News

  • RWU Law Sixth in Nation in Percentage of Graduates Obtaining State Court Clerkships
    Study shows RWU Law is a national leader in placing students into career-launching clerkships.
  • Panhandling
    Horwitz on Panhandling Ordinances and the First Amendment
    Professor Andy Horwitz’s latest contribution to the RWU First Amendment Blog: “First Amendment Protects the Right to Give and to Receive.”
  • As Manning released, trial attorney Coombs looks back on case, looks forward to teaching again at RWU Law
    Chelsea Manning was released from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on May 17th, after serving nearly seven years in prison for leaking a trove of military and diplomatic files. Manning’s lead trial attorney, David E. Coombs, now teaches at the Roger Williams University School of Law.


Colleen Brown

Colleen Brown
Professor of Legal Practice

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

Contact:
401-254-4629

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.