Salihah R. Denman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Salihah R. Denman joined New York Law School as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2021. She is the founding member and Managing Attorney of the Law Offices of Salihah R. Denman, PLLC. Professor Denman focuses her practice on Appellate Advocacy in the areas of general family law, child welfare, juvenile delinquency/PINS and civil litigation. She is certified as an Attorney for the Child in the First, Second, and Third Judicial Departments and as Assigned Counsel in Family Court in the First and Second Judicial Departments.
Professor Denman is the Vice-Chair of the Family Law Practice Section of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the Chair of the section’s Article 10 subcommittee. She is appointed to serve as a member of the Connecticut Bar Association's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
She is also licensed to practice in Connecticut and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Professor Denman is certified as an Attorney for the Minor Child and Assigned Counsel for Child Welfare in Connecticut.
Prior to private practice, Professor Denman served as an Assistant County Attorney for the Westchester County Attorney’s Office, Family Court Bureau and as an Agency Attorney for the Administration for Children’s Services. Professor Denman is fluent in Dutch.