Experience at Work
Dan is a skilled litigator and a trained mediator who represented individuals and families in complex, high-stakes, frequently emotionally charged and often high-profile family law proceedings, prior to his retirement at the end of 2014. During his 40 years of active law practice Dan also provided business counsel and representation to small business owners and served as a litigation consultant and an expert witness. He also was appointed as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County, as a Municipal Judge for the City of St. Louis, and as an Alternate Judge for the City of Clayton.
In the Community
Dan is and has been active in the St. Louis community and has served as a board member of community, civic and professional nonprofit organizations, including Safe Connections, St. Louis County Domestic & Family Violence Council, National Center for Violence Prevention, American Jewish Committee, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Missouri Lawyers Credit Union, Missouri Professional Liability Review Board Authority, and Old Town Clayton Neighborhood Association.
Dan was previously appointed by the Administrative Judge of the Family Court of St. Louis County to serve on several of its standing and special committees. He was elected to serve three terms on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Bar and served on many of its special and regular committees and task forces. He is a past president of the Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has chaired the Family Law Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) and served as vice-chair of the Missouri Bar’s Family Law Section.