Andrew Sta. Ana, Esq.
Director of Legal Services
Andrew Sta. Ana is the Director of Legal Services at Day One. Based in New York City, Day One partners with youth to end dating abuse through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. Through direct legal services and advocacy, Andrew works to amplify the voices of young survivors and to promote healthy relationships Nationwide, Andrew trains on dating violence, the rights of young people, serving LGBTQ survivors, and cyber harassment. He has served as an expert trainer with the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence.
In 2018, Andrew was appointed to the Biden Foundation’s advisory council on Violence against Women. Previously, Andrew served as a co-chair of the New York based Lawyer’s Committee Against Domestic Violence, which comprises over 100 anti-violence attorneys and advocates in the New York City area. In 2016, Andrew became an adjunct clinical professor at New York Law School to direct the nation’s first law school based legal clinic to serve victims of cyberharassment. In 2015, Andrew was named a Movement Maker by the NoVo Foundation's Move to End Violence. In 2011, he was awarded a Courage award from the New York City Anti-Violence Project. He served as founding board member of the Pride Center of Staten Island. In 2007, to launch his legal career, Andrew was awarded an Equal Justice Works fellowship to serve LGBTQ victims of domestic violence. He and is a proud graduate of the City University of New York School of Law and a born and raised New Yorker.