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About James V. Rowan

Professor Rowan is an expert at representing poor people and their organizations. He has taught courses in Welfare Law, Poverty Law and Practice, Trial Practice, Lawyering Process, Professional Responsibility and an advanced course in Criminal Procedure. He is also involved in the law school's Legal Skills in Social Context program.
Professor Rowan heads the Poverty Law and Practice Clinic and supervises all of the clinical programs. His specific interests include community legal education, economic development and grassroots organizing. He works collaboratively with a range of legal services and private practitioners on these issues.


Present Director of the Clinical Programs, School of Law, Northeastern University
Present Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Welfare law, Poverty law, Community legal education, Economic development, and Grassroots organizing

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Contact Information

140 Dockser Hall
Northeastern University
65 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373-3347
Fax: (617) 373-8236