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Associate Dean Karen L. Forman
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Karen L. Forman
Associate Dean for Public Interest, Clinical and Graduate Programs

B.S., Syracuse University, 1975; M.Ed., Lesley College, 1978; J.D., Temple University School of Law, 1985.

Ms. Forman is responsible for the operation of the School of Law’s Clinical Program, the Community Service portion of the Law and Justice course and the new LL.M. program in Clinical Education, Social Justice and Systems Change. Prior to joining UDC-DCSL, Ms. Forman was Pro Bono Counsel at Saul Ewing LLP, where she designed and launched a firm-wide pro bono initiative serving veterans and senior citizens. Ms. Forman was founding Director of the Office for Public Interest Law Programs at the Temple University Beasley School of Law. Before that she served as Director of the Temple’s Office of Career Planning. Ms. Forman was Assistant Director of Philadelphia VIP, a nationally recognized, model pro bono program. She is a frequent lecturer on the development of pro bono programs and ethics in pro bono practice. She currently serves on the Joint Board of Directors of Community Legal Services Inc. and Philadelphia Legal Assistance.

Telephone: (202) 274-7320



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