J.D. 2001, University of Miami School of Law
B.A. 1998, Florida International University
Professor Daniels completed her B.A. in Humanities in 1998 at Florida International University where she received the award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Humanities Program. Professor Daniels then went on to earn her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 2001.
While in law school, she received the Put Something Back Outstanding Law Student Award and was a member of the Hispanic Law Students Association and the Miami Law Women Society. From 2001 to 2003, Professor Daniels served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, focusing on Domestic Violence crimes.
In 2003, she began as a Staff Attorney at the St. Thomas University Human Rights Institute and became Senior Attorney in 2005. At St. Thomas University Human Rights Institute, Professor Daniels provided legal representation to thousands of immigrants in need, while also supervising numerous staff attorneys and caseworkers.
She is also a former President of the Carrollton Alumnae Council and founding Chair of the Carrollton Alumnae Lawyers Association (CALA). In 2014, she was honored with the Spirit of Sophie in the World award for her dedication to social justice.