Rosemary M. Bowen

Legal Research & Writing Instructor

B.A., Williams College
M.A., Princeton University
J.D., New York University


Legal Research & Writing

Biographical Information

Rosemary Myers Bowen joined Georgia Law in 1991 as a staff attorney and clinical instructor in what was then known as the Legal Aid and Defender Clinic. She became a legal research and writing instructor in 1997.

Prior to coming to UGA,  Bowen was an assistant corporation counsel with the New York City Law Department where she handled cases involving such matters as homelessness, AIDS, special education, prison conditions, competitive bidding and land use. Prior to working for the city, Bowen was a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York. After law school she served for two years as a judicial clerk to Judge Constance Baker Motley of the Southern District of New York

Bowen earned her bachelor's degree in history of ideas and French from Williams College, her master's degree in comparative literature from Princeton University and her law degree from New York University, where she was a member of the law review and served on its editorial board.

Bowen regularly does pro bono work with recent immigrants to Athens, including through Oasis Católico Santa Rafaela and other groups. She was president of the board of directors of the Athens Area Homeless Shelter and a board member for many years. In 1999 she served as the first staff attorney at the newly formed Athens Justice Project. In recent years, she has been extensively involved in licensing and regulatory issues surrounding renewable energy and sustainable development.

Rosemary Bowen

Contact Information

University of Georgia
School of Law
314 Rusk Hall
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: (706) 542-3979
Fax: (706) 542-7404

Administrative Support

Shawn Lanphere
Phone: (706) 542-9357

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