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Robert R. Statchen

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law


B.A., Clark University
M.B.A., University of Connecticut
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
LL.M., Boston University School of Law


Business Planning
Small Business Clinic
Small Business Seminar


Email: rstatchen@law.wne.edu
Phone: 413-782-1553
Office: L 304


As a joint appointee to the School of Law and the College of Business, Professor Statchen teaches and advises J.D. and M.B.A. students in the Small Business Clinic of the Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship. Before he began teaching, he practiced corporate and transactional law for profit and nonprofit entities with the law firm of Tobin, Carberry, O'Malley, Riley & Selinger, PC in New London, CT. Prior to that, he was a Civil Litigator in Stamford, CT, with the law firm of Ryan, Ryan, Johnson & Deluca, LLP. Professor Statchen began his legal career in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps and continues to serve in the Connecticut Air National Guard. During his military career he served in Operation Southern Watch in Saudi Arabia and Operation Joint Forge in Bosnia-Herzegovina. He was elected to the House of Delegates of the Connecticut Bar Association from 2002 to 2005.


Journal Articles

Lisa Reel Schmidt, Steve Garland & Robert Statchen, Preparing "Main Street" Lawyers: Practicing without Big Firm Experience, 14 TRANSACTIONS 473 (2013). SSRN Digital Commons

Robert R. Statchen, Clinicians, Practitioners, and Scribes: Drafting Client Work Product in a Small Business Clinic, 56 N.Y.L. SCH. L. REV. 233 (2011/2012). SSRN Digital Commons Cited by

Robert Statchen, Interdisciplinary Transactional Courses, 12 TRANSACTIONS 101 (2011) (with Eric J. Gouvin, Anthony J. Luppino, and William A. Kell). SSRN Digital Commons Cited by

Robert Statchen, Teaching Transactional Skills in a Clinic, 9 TRANSACTIONS 203 (2009) (with Serge Martinez). SSRN Digital Commons

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