B.A., 1979, Brandeis University
J.D., 1982, New York University
David S. Udell, Executive Director of the National Center for Access to Justice and Visiting Professor from Practice at Cardozo Law School guides the work of the National Center in developing The Justice Index and in improving the circumstances of vulnerable people in the justice system. Director of the Justice Program of the Brennan Center for Justice from September 1997 to August 2010, he has also held positions as a senior attorney at Legal Services for the Elderly and as a managing attorney at MFY Legal Services. He has had leadership roles in the national civil right to counsel movement and the national indigent defense reform movement, and has coordinated national advocacy initiatives to help strengthen the nation’s Legal Services Corporation. He is chair of the Subcommittee on Access to Justice of the Committee on Professional Responsibility of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and a member of the Advisory Board to the Justice Center of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, and has served on the Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He teaches a seminar, The Justice Gap: Strategies for Securing the Delivery of Equal Justice in American Courts, at Cardozo Law School, and has also taught at New York University Law School and at Fordham Law School. He is a 1982 graduate of New York University School of Law.
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David Udell in the news
- Mar 10, 2014 Rights Advocates See 'Access To Justice' Gap In U.S.
- Mar 3, 2014 NLJ - Access to Justice Scorecard at Cardozo Law Ranks States
- Feb 26, 2014 Justice Index Launched at Cardozo Law
- Feb 26, 2014 The Justice Index Launched at Cardozo with State-by-State Data on Access to Justice
- Jul 22, 2013 Students, Young Associates Survey Brooklyn's Family Court
- Jun 20, 2013 David Udell: New York City Bar Association Issues Report Urging New Roles for Nonlawyers to Help Narrow Justice Gap
- Jan 15, 2013 Is the New York 50 Hour Requirement Changing the Future of Law Student Pro Bono?