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Kalil, Danielle

Clinical Fellow
Human Trafficking Clinic

625 S. State St.

Danielle Kalil is a clinical teaching fellow in the Human Trafficking Clinic. Prior to joining the Law School faculty, Professor Kalil was a staff attorney at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, where she represented foster youth, immigrants, and survivors of human trafficking and sexual assault. Her practice focused specifically on the intersection between human trafficking and foster care. She also regularly trained attorneys, law enforcement, government officials, and social service providers around the state on human trafficking and child welfare. Professor Kalil earned her JD from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as a student attorney in the Human Trafficking Clinic for three semesters, representing domestic and foreign survivors of trafficking in immigration, family law, and victim advocacy. She also was appointed executive notes editor of the Michigan Law Review, working with students to develop and publish their legal scholarship. Prior to law school, she served in the nonprofit sector in Washington, D.C., in the areas of human trafficking and international development. Professor Kalil earned her BA in political science from the University of Notre Dame. She is admitted to practice law in California, Michigan, and Texas.