Dan Smulian joined the faculty in 2005. He teaches the Safe Harbor Project
, in which students represent individuals in a range of cases affecting their status and entitlements in the United States. He is also an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship
Professor Smulian has a strong background in public service lawyering. He served as the director of training and legal services at the New York Immigration Coalition, managing a statewide program that provides seminars and educational events on immigration law and immigrants’ rights issues for immigrant communities. Previously, he was associate director for legal services at Catholic Charities Department of Immigrant and Refugee Services. He has also served as a staff attorney at Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and for Queens Legal Services Corporation. Following law school, he was an IOLA Fellow with the Legal Aid Society of Rockland County, Inc. in New York.