- Professor Peter M. Manus, CLSR Co-Director and Director of the Environmental Advocacy Project
- Professor David M. Siegel, CLSR Co-Director and Director of the Criminal Justice Project
- Professor Russell Engler, Director of the Public Service Project
- Associate Dean Judith G. Greenberg, Director of the Womens' and Childrens' Law Project
- Professor Dina Francesca Haynes, Director of the Immigration Law Project
- Professor Monica Teixeira de Sousa, Director of the Education Law Project
Abbagail Geroux '12
- 2012-Spring 2013 Erika Barber
- 2011-2012 Sarah Herbert
- 2010-2011 Martha Drane
- 2009-2010 Adonia Simpson
- 2008-2009 Susan Walton
- 2007-2008 Sidra Vitale
- 2006-2007 Stephanie Sprague
- 2005-2006 Regan Hildebrand
- 2003-2004 Laura Bickel
Pro Bono Coordinator
Sarah Coffey, Assistant Director of Career Services
Professor Manus teaches Administrative Law, Contemporary Property Concepts, Environmental Advocacy, Environmental Justice, Environmental Law, Environmental Theory and Politics, and Property. He co-directs the Center for Law and Social Responsibility and directs its Environmental Advocacy Project. Professor Manus regularly engages in environmental projects on a pro bono basis, often with the assistance of interested students.
Professor Siegel teaches Comparative Criminal Procedure, Criminal Advocacy, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Clinical Evidence, Evidence, and Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Process. He co-directs the Center for Law and Social Responsibility and directs its Criminal Justice Project. He has written articles on the history of mental health defenses in criminal law, the ethical obligations of criminal defense lawyers and prosecutors, and involuntary medication of criminal defendants. He is a founding member of the New England Innocence Project and serves on its Case Review Committee. Before joining the New England faculty in 1996, he was a senior assistant public defender for the Office of the Metropolitan Public Defender in Nashville, Tennessee. He served as a clerk for the Hon. E. Grady Jolly, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Professor Engler directs the law school's clinical programs. He teaches The Lawyering Process and the Public Interest Law Seminar and Clinic and co-teaches all clinical component courses. He directs the Public Service Project of the law school's Center for Law and Social Responsibility and guides countless students into public service internships and jobs.
Dean Greenberg teaches Domestic Violence, Family Law, Torts, and Women and the Law. She is Co-Director of the Women's and Children's Advocacy Project. Assocaite Dean Greenberg is the coauthor of Mary Joe Frug's Women and the Law, originally by Mary Joe Frug, late Professor of Law at New England. She directs the Sexual and Domestic Violence Project of the law school's Center for Law and Social Responsibility, and in that capacity she leads students in their work on two on-line informational services and numerous other public service projects.
Dina Francesca Haynes teaches Immigration Law, The Law and Ethics of Lawyering, International Women's Issues, Refugee and Asylum Law, and Property. She previously taught Public International Law, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Immigration, and Refugee and Asylum Law at Georgetown University Law Center, American University's Washington College of Law, and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. She directs the Immigration Law Project of the Center for Law and Social Responsibility. Before teaching, she served as director general of the Human Rights Department for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Bosnia-Herzegovina and as human rights adviser to the OSCE in Serbia and Montenegro. She also served as a protection officer with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Croatia. Professor Haynes was an assistant district counsel with the United States Department of Justice in the Honor Program and clerked on the Constitutional Court of South Africa. She researches and writes in the areas of international law, international organizations, ethics and self-care of international civil servants, immigration law, human rights law, human trafficking, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian law, and migration.
Professor Teixeira de Sousa teaches Education and the Law, Education and Class Mobility, Family Law, and Property. Before joining the New England Law faculty in 2007, she was staff attorney at Rhode Island Legal Services, where she began practicing in 2002 as a Skadden Fellow. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Roger Williams University School of Law and served as a trainer for the Legal Services Training Consortium of New England. She is a founding member and past chair of the Rhode Island Education Justice Council and has been a presenter on issues of equity and education at a number of programs.
Pro Bono Coordinator
Sarah Coffey is the primary contact at New England Law | Boston for both employers and students interested in opportunities for student assistance on appropriate public interest legal work. She works closely with the director of clinical programs, the Center for Law and Social Responsibility, and various student organizations to ensure that New England Law students have a wide array of public interest opportunities, whether for credit, for pay, or in a voluntary capacity. Voluntary public service work may entitle students to receive the school's Public Service Transcript Notation.