Claire Abely

Claire Bishop Abely

Senior Lecturer

BA magna cum laude, DePauw University
JD magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center


Before joining the Lawyering Program, Claire Abely was an Instructor of Legal Writing at Vanderbilt University Law School. Prior to that, she was a Legal Writing Instructor in the Law School’s LL.M. Writing Program. In addition, Ms. Abely has worked for the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands and was an associate at Foley & Lardner in Boston. She also served as a law clerk to Justice Francis X. Spina of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.