David  Degania

David Deganian
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law


(407) 681-5422


J.D., Georgia State University
B.A., University of Georgia

Classes Taught

Earth Advocacy Clinic
Environmental Law, Juriprudence & Justice


Professor David Deganian joined the faculty at the Barry University School of Law in 2012.  He directs the school’s Earth Advocacy Clinic.   

Deganian’s teaching, research and legal practice has focused on environmental law and environmental justice. Prior to joining Barry, he served two years as a Public Interest Law Fellow at the Land Use Clinic at the University of Georgia School of Law, where he supervised students in a clinical law setting in land use and environmental law related casework.

Deganian has practiced law in both Georgia and California. In Georgia, he worked as a staff attorney for GreenLaw, a non-profit environmental law firm and as an Assistant Public Defender for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council. In California, he served as a pro bono staff attorney at the Environmental Law Foundation and as an associate attorney for the firm of Crowe, Paradis & Albren.

Deganian’s article titled “Environmental Justice on My Mind: Moving Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division Toward Considering Environmental Justice in Permitting” was published in Barry Law School’s Earth Jurisprudence and Environmental Justice Journal in 2012.