Susan R. Jones

Portrait of Susan R. Jones
Professor of Clinical Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States


Susan R. Jones is the supervising attorney of the Small Business Clinic. Before joining the law school faculty in 1988, she was a private civil and administrative law practitioner. She has held teaching positions at City University of New York Law School at Queens College, where she taught lawyering skills and clinical simulations from 1985 to 1986 and as the 2004 Haywood Burns Visiting Chair in Civil Rights where she taught courses on community economic development and economic justice; at American University’s Washington College of Law, where she taught legal writing; and at Antioch School of Law, where she taught in an immigration law clinic. 

Professor Jones is the former senior editor and editor-in-chief of the ABA’s Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law. She has written extensively about microenterprise and community economic development. Her research interests include the legal aspects of entrepreneurship, economic development, nonprofit organizations, and the arts.


BA, Brandeis University; JD, MA, Antioch School of Law