Conference Presenter Profile

Susan Jones

Name: Susan Jones

Professional Title: Professor of Clinical Law

Affiliation: George Washington University Law School

Country: United States

Title of Presentation(s):

  • Innovations in Justice Education: Entrepreneurship & Policy for the Formerly Incarcerated

Short Bio: Susan R. Jones is a Professor of Clinical Law at The George Washington University Law School where she is the Director and Supervising Attorney of the Small Business & Community Economic Development Clinic. She was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland School of Law (2006) and she was the Haywood Burns Visiting Chair in Civil Rights (2003-04) at the City University of New York School of Law at Queens College. A former chair of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Clinical Legal Education (2006), Professor Jones has held other AALS leadership positions. She was an executive committee member and chair of the Section on Africa, a member of the Standing Committee on Clinical Legal Education, chair of the Section on Poverty Law, an executive committee member of the Section on Transactional Law and Skills and co-chair of the Transactional Clinics Committee of the Clinical Section. She is the author of A Legal Guide to Microenterprise Development and co-editor of Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers and Policymakers, both published by the American Bar Association. She can be reached via email at [email protected]

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