Safety Net Legal Manager
Ian Harris joins us from New York City, where he has represented survivors of intimate partner abuse on family, matrimonial, and immigration cases for the last eight years. Most recently, he was Director of the Family Law/Domestic Violence Unit at Staten Island Legal Services (SILS). Before joining SILS, Ian represented DV survivors as a staff attorney with the New York Legal Assistance Group’s (NYLAG) Matrimonial & Family Law Unit and at Day One, a NYC-based organization that focuses on young survivors of gender-based violence. Ian has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Wagner College. He is the Chair of the New York City Bar Association Domestic Violence Committee. He received his JD from American University Washington College of Law and an MA from the American University School of International Service.