Daniel Gestal, Esq.

Staff Attorney

Daniel joined CAIR Coalition in 2019. He works in the Detained Children's Program, which provides legal services to children detained in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, direct representation, pro bono mentorship and training, and community outreach.

Prior to joining CAIR Coalition, Daniel clerked for the Honorable Chief Judge Robert E. Morin of the District of Columbia Superior Court. Daniel received his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law where he was a student attorney in the International Human Rights Law Clinic representing clients in Asylum and other immigration-related proceedings. Throughout and prior to law school, Daniel worked as an investigator and legal assistant at the Children's Law Center, a legal services nonprofit serving low-income and vulnerable children and families in the Washington, D.C. area. Daniel is licensed to practice in Maryland.