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Daniel L Viets

Daniel L Viets


Criminal Defense and Marijuana Defense Lawyer
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Columbia, MO

About Daniel L Viets

Attorney Biography

Mr. Dan Viets is an attorney in private practice in Columbia, MO, specializing the defense of marijuana cases. He has served for many years as the Missouri State Coordinator for NORML. He is a former president of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, former chair of the board of the Mid-Missouri ACLU, former president of the University of Missouri student body and former chair of the City of Columbia Human Rights Commission.

Mr. Viets was the recipient of the 1993 Martin Luther King Association's "Keeping the Dream Alive" award and the 1995 Mid-Missouri "Civil Libertarian of the Year." Dan was named High Times Freedom Fighter of the Month in March, 2005 for his work helping to pass both a marijuana decriminalization initiative and a medical marijuana initiative in the November, 2004 election in Columbia. He received the 2005 Atticus Finch Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer award from the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In January, 2006 he received the Trailblazer award from the Mid-Missouri NAACP. Dan Hosts a weekly radio program on a community station affiliated with National Public Radio. The program is called "Sex, Drugs and Civil Liberties."


Practice Areas

 
Marijuana Defense (50%)
 
Criminal Defense (50%)

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Bar Licenses

Missouri State Bar
Missouri
Member in Good Standing
1986

Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Daniel L Viets

15 N 10th St
Columbia, MO 65201
www.danviets.com
Office: 573-443-6866
Fax: 573-443-1413

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


The NORML website also maintains its own



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