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