Yale Law School - Juris Doctor
University of Texas - B.A. Honours
Teaching Experience : Daniel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with Special Honors in four majors; at UT he completed theses in English Literature, French Language, and Chinese Culture and Language. After UT, Daniel worked for a year at a public-interest law firm in Austin, Texas, helping injured Latin American agricultural laborers sue the American pesticide and fruit companies they had worked for. In 2011, he enrolled at Yale Law School, from which he obtained a Juris Doctor degree in May of this year. During his time at Yale, Daniel acquired extensive experience in various fields of American law, working on behalf of tenants facing eviction; defendants facing drug, violence, and terrorism-related criminal charges; prisoners eligible for parole; and prisoners on death row. In addition to his legal work, Daniel has maintained a strong and productive academic life, publishing papers on the US Supreme Court and Islamic law in China, as well as a translation of a Classical Chinese text. He is a volunteer in the Coins & Medals Department of the British Museum, where he works on ancient Chinese coins and paper money, making presentations on his research to groups of experts, such as the Oriental Numismatic Society and a working group on Ming paper money. In London, Daniel is enrolled in the Sinology MA program at SOAS, University of London, where he is studying Chinese language and classical literature, as well as applying to PhD programs in Chinese history. Daniel has been a martial arts practitioner for 20 years and an instructor for 10; in recent years, he has been teaching 3 hours a day and has been the founding collaborator in the creation of two new martial arts systems. He has served as a Teaching Assistant for several university courses and has tutored students in a variety of subjects. He loves teaching and is tremendously excited to be working with the world-class team here at London Law Tutor.