Dan is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Dan has been practicing law since 1985. His primary practice areas are Real Estate Law, Business/Contract Law and Probate Law. He graduated with his Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University of San Antonio in 1985 which included membership in Phi Delta Phi, an honors legal fraternity. In 1976, he graduated from the University of Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Philosophy. As Director of Undergraduate Admissions for the University of Dallas prior to law school, Dan gained a great deal of management and business skills. He has honed these skills further as the owner of a service business outside his law practice which he believes enhances his advice to his business clients. His memberships include the Corpus Christi Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, section membership in the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section of the State Bar. Dan was born in Chicago , Illinois in1954.