Rachel Reeves

Director of Field Placement and Pro Bono Programs and Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Education/Professional Certification

JD, University of Maine School of Law
BS, University of Southern Maine


Professor Rachel Reeves is an experienced field placement director and teacher and a committed advocate for expanded access to justice initiatives that benefit underserved communities. She directs the law school’s individual field placement program and teaches the concurrent individual field placement seminar. She also directs the law school’s pro bono program.

A native of Maine, Professor Reeves is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Maine’s state and federal courts and the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Reeves began her career with Norman, Hanson & DeTroy in Portland, Maine, and was an associate in the litigation group. She comes to UConn Law after nine years of teaching in the field placement program at the University of Maine School of Law, where she also served as the program’s director for the past seven years. In addition to her work within the field placement program, Professor Reeves led Maine Law’s Rural Practice Fellowship, the culmination of collaborations within and outside the law school to work toward alleviating the widening justice gap in Maine’s rural communities.

Rachel Reeves
Contact Information
Phone(860) 570-5231
Office LocationHosmer 142