Sally Fisher Curran Adjunct Professor of Law (Fall term)

Contact Information

Cornell Law School
G83 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-7926
Fax: (607) 255-7193

Professional Biography

Sally Curran is the Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County, Inc. (OnVLP), a pro bono legal services organization serving low-income people throughout Central New York. She has guided OnVLP through a spin off into an independent nonprofit, major technology upgrades, and expansion, including new programming to address immigration, family matters, LGBT rights, homeless needs and reentry work. Prior to joining OnVLP, Sally had a child-centered family law practice in Portland, Maine, where she provided over 200 hours of pro bono service every year.

Sally graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine with degrees in Spanish Language and Women’s Studies and obtained her Juris Doctorate at the City University of New York College of Law. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Maine. She serves on the Executive Committees of the Onondaga County Bar Association and the Central New York Women’s Bar Associations, is a member of NYSBA’s President’s Committee on Access to Justice, Committee on Legal Aid and Pro Bono Coordinators Network. Finally, she serves on many community-based committees such as the Housing and Homeless Coalition of Central New York and the Syracuse Anti-Poverty Initiative.