Professor David Dorfman teaches courses in Criminal Law/ Legal Analysis and Interviewing/ Counseling/ Negotiating. Prior to joining the Pace Law faculty in 1995, Prof. Dorfman practiced as a criminal defense trial lawyer with the Legal Aid Society, where he brought cases to jury and bench verdicts, defended clients throughout the entire proceedings and wrote various motions, briefs and memoranda.
Prof. Dorfman has published articles regarding police credibility in trial and jury nullification. He also worked as a freelance writer prior to his time at Pace, writing on art criticism and aesthetic theory topics.
Areas of expertise: criminal law, trials, policing, ethics and professional responsibility