Alexandra K. Callam

Alexandra K. Callam
Alexandra K. CallamAdjunct Professor of LawAttorney at Law

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Professor Alexandra Callam has extensive experience in environmental law, having practiced in the field for thirty-five years.  Professor Callam started her law career as an Assistant Regional Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region II office in New York City, where she conducted enforcement cases under the federal Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the Toxics Substances Control Act for eight years. Professor Callam currently practices environmental law at Hinckley Allen in Providence, where she represents various industrial and manufacturing clients in private and governmental cost recovery actions, permitting and regulatory compliance issues, and in enforcement matters in cases at both the federal and state level. Professor Callam also represents clients and negotiates with EPA and states on brownfields issues and voluntary cleanups of sites, and assists clients with environmental due diligence as part of their corporate and real estate transactions.

Professor Callam has a B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan, and is a 1986 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.

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Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.


After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.


Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.


Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.