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Ronald J. Coleman (“RJ”) is a Program Attorney and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law, where he creates, develops, and/or teaches legal educational programs, including moderating a regular series of programs in the criminal, evidence, and technology areas.  He also, among other things, manages volunteer attorneys and professionals, drafts and negotiates agreements, analyzes data, and advises on strategy.

Before joining the law school, RJ was an associate for nearly seven years at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, where he handled a range of domestic and international matters.  He has also been a Visiting Researcher on a McClellan Fellowship in the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas at Georgetown Law. 

RJ has presented on various topics and his solo or co-authored work has been published or is forthcoming in law journals such as the Georgia Law Review, American Criminal Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, and Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy, among others. Several of his publications have been co-authored with Paul F. Rothstein.

RJ is a member of the Bars in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania* and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. He currently serves as a Co-Chair of the Law School Special Interest Group at the Association of Continuing Legal Education.

B.F.A., New York University (Tisch)
B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge
M.Sc., University of Oxford
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center


*Not authorized to practice law in the District of Columbia