Daniel Kunz

Adjunct Professor, Clinical Legal Education
School of Law
Law

Room 305, Tribone Center for Clinical Legal Education
Phone: 412.396.4704
Kunz575@duq.edu

Education:

J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
M.B.A., Duquesne University Donahue Graduate School of Business
B.S., Administration, Saint Vincent College
Bio

Daniel W. Kunz, is a practicing attorney and adjunct professor at Duquesne University School of Law, where he has been teaching since 2003. Currently, Kunz supervises the award-winning Veterans Clinic, named among the Top 15 innovative clinics in the country by  magazine, and supports the Urban Development Practicum's work in the region.

Kunz sits on several boards and committees across Western Pennsylvania including serving the Foundation of Hope as immediate past president, as well as chairing the Allegheny County Bar Association's Sports Law Committee. He is a mental health first aid trainer and is a frequent guest lecturer and public speaker appearing on local television and radio stations discussing issues involving veterans, athletes, mental health, and substance abuse. Among his previous roles, Kunz was a certified contract advisor for the National Football Players Association, 2010-2016.

In 2018, Duquesne Law's Public Interest Law Association named Kunz as the recipient of the Public Interest Law Alumni Award. The Student Bar Association honored him as the Adjunct Faculty Award recipient in 2017. Saint Vincent College, his undergraduate alma mater, named him the Young Alumni of Distinction awardee in 2013.

Kunz holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Duquesne University's John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business and a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law.

Courses

FALL 2018
Veterans Clinic (01)

SPRING 2019
Veterans Clinic (01)

FALL 2019
Veterans Clinic (01)

Honors and Awards

Veterans Leadership Program 2019 Tribute Honoree, May 31 2019

Public Interest Law Alumni Award, Public Interest Law Association, Duquesne Law, 2018

Adjunct Award, Student Bar Association, Duquesne Law, 2017

Young Alumni of Distinction Award, Saint Vincent College, 2013

Scholarship

Article

Strained relations between NFL owners, players
Daniel Kunz, Strained Relations Between NFL Owners, Players, Law. J., Feb. 1, 2019, at 1.

Presentations

Mental Health First Aid Training
Daniel Kunz and Stacy Condie, Mental Health First Aid Training, presentation at Human Services Administration Organization, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (December 13, 2019).

Veterans Curriculum Training
Daniel Kunz, Judge John A. Zottola, Deb Barnisin, Joshua Cote and Stacy Conde, Veterans Curriculum Training, panel discussion at Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for the City of Pittsburgh Police Department (November 15, 2019).

The Laws of Hockey 
Daniel Kunz, Steve Reich, Jay K. Reisinger, and John N. Demas, The Laws of Hockey: CLE with the Penguins, CLE at PPG Arena, Pittsburgh (October 29, 2019).

The Laws of Baseball: 2019 Edition
Daniel Kunz, Judge Jack McVay Jr., Frank Coonelly, Jay Reisinger, Andrew Stiffler and Bryan Stroh, The Laws of Baseball: 2019 Edition, CLE for Allegheny County Bar Association (August 22, 2019).

Mental Health First Aid Training
Daniel Kunz and Matthew Koren, Mental Health First Aid Training, CLE at Allegheny County Court of Commns Pleas (July 19, 2019).

The ABCs of CBAs in Pro Sports
Daniel Kunz and Jay Reisinger, The ABCs of CBAs in Pro Sports, CLE at The Allegheny County Bar Association (March 15, 2019).

Mental Health First Aid Training
Daniel Kunz and Barb Saunders, Mental Health First Aid Training, presentation at Neighborhood Legal Service (December 11, 2018).

CLE with the Penguins
Daniel Kunz, Ryan C. Fleischer, Jason E. Luckasevic, Joseph P. Murphy, and Paul D. Nussbaum, CLE with the Penguins, CLE for Pennsylvania Bar Institute (November 15, 2018).

In Trouble With the Law and the Role of Community: The Veterans Court
John Rago and Daniel Kunz, In Trouble With the Law and the Role of Community: The Veterans Court, panel discussion at Moral injury and the Role of Community in the Veteran's Transformation and Homecoming (November 2, 2018).

Legal Sports Betting, Game On!
Daniel Kunz, Judge Jack McVay Jr., State Senator Jay Costa Jr., Frank Coonelly, Alejandro Urrea, and Bryan Stroh, Legal Sports Betting, Game On!, presentation at Pennsylvania Bar Institute (August 22, 2018).

Workers' Compensation for Professional Athletes
Daniel Kunz, Alfred L. Benedict, Robert J. Steiner, Eric D. Abes, Thomas C. Baumann, and Gary D. Ludin, Workers' Compensation for Professional Athletes, CLE for Pennsylvania Bar Institute (April 24, 2017).

Veterans and Traumatic Brain Injury
Daniel Kunz, Debra McCloskey Todd, and Michael V. Quatrini, Veterans and Traumatic Brain Injury, CLE at Athletes, Veterans, and Neuroscience event, Duquesne University (April 7, 2017).

Sports Concussion Litigation
Daniel Kunz and Jason E. Luckasevic, Sports Concussion Litigation, CLE at Duquesne University (February 4, 2017).

Mental Health and the Law
Daniel Kunz, Jane Campbell Moriarty, William Caye, Edward Mulvey, Allan Pass, Katherine Ramsland, Kathleen Sekula, Michael Weiner, and Bruce Wright, Mental Health and the Law, CLE at 16th Annual Forensic Science and Law Symposium (October 20-21, 2016).

Ethical Considerations in Representing Clients with Mental Disabilities
Daniel Kunz and Paul Nussbaum, Ethical Considerations in Representing Clients with Mental Disabilities, CLE at Duquesne University (August 18, 2016).

Violence and Behavioral Health: Developing an Evidenced-Informed Community Agenda
Daniel Kunz, John A. Zottola, Debra Barnisin, and Robert O'Brien, Violence and Behavioral Health: Developing an Evidenced-Informed Community Agenda, panel discussion at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic: Recovery and Wellness (October 27, 2014).

Collaborating with Other Professionals
Daniel Kunz, Leticia Flores, John Cimino, Mary Beth Heller, and Margaret M. Middleton, Collaborating with Other Professionals, CLE at National Conference on Law Clinics Serving Veterans (April 3-4, 2014).