Attorney, mediator, and arbitrator. Alternative Dispute Resolution Adjunct Professor at St. Mary's University, School of Law, San Antonio, Texas.
Regardless of your dispute, you can rely on my dedication to impartiality.
Attorney, Private Practice, 1967—present
Adjunct Professor of Law, St. Mary’s University School of Law, 1998—present
Part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Texas, 1981—1989
Captain, Office of Special Investigations, OSI, United States Air Force, (Honorable Discharge).
Dan has mediated and arbitrated numerous commercial and employment disputes involving contract terms and conditions, delays, and design defects, many with high value claims.
Dan is a member of the AAA Commercial, Employment, and Mediation Panels, and has served on single and three-member panels involving employment, commercial, domestic and international disputes.
Dan has served six years on loca grevience committee, and six years with the Commission for Lawyer Discipline, on which he has had oversight on all ethical dispute concerning attorneys in Texas
He has mediated and arbitrated cases involving parties or respondents in EEOC cases involving race, sex, national origin, age, disability, or religious discrimination. He has handled cases involving sexual harassment, commissions and deferred compensation, employment agreements, trade secrets and confidentiality agreements, and whether to enforce or resist non-compete clauses.
He has mediated and arbitrated significant commercial disputes involving leases, lender liability, banking and real estate claims, title insurance, creditor and debtor rights, farm and ranch agri-business matters, billing disputes, and mortgage/lender matters.
Forty years of experience practicing in Texas as an attorney and U.S. Magistrate Judge.
Nearly thirty years of experience as an arbitrator and mediator.
As a U.S. Magistrate Judge, he conducted evidentiary hearings and requests for injunctive relief voir dire, civil juries; reviewed federal administrative agency decisions; presided over civil pre-trial hearings, including personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, contract disputes, education law, employment law, construction law, labor law, and securities law issues.
As a member of both the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the San Antonio Sports Foundation, assisted in providing logistical support, coordination, and facilitation services for such local, regional, national, and international events as the U.S. Olympic Festival (1993), NAIA Swimming and Diving Championships (1995), U.S. National Senior Sports Classic V (1995), NCAA Final Four (men – 1998), and the Pan-American Games (2007 Finalist Entry).
Adjunct Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law, teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution.