Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Writing and Legal Research
Phone: 978.681.0800 X138
B.S., University of Lowell
J.D., Massachusetts School of Law
Paula Colby-Clements is an assistant professor of law and a Co-Director of the Writing, Research, and Trial Advocacy program, a second-semester course. She also teaches Writing and Legal Advocacy. Professor Colby-Clements has served as the Director of Admissions at MSLAW for over 9 years.
Professor Colby-Clements has worked for the Committee for Public Counsel Services handling criminal appeals, has taught in Suffolk University’s MBA program and worked for over 8 years as a business manager for a subsidiary of Mobil Chemical Corporation. She holds her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Lowell and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Massachusetts School of Law. Professor Colby-Clements taught on the adjunct faculty before joining the full time faculty.
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