Daniel received his J.D from Chapman University School of Law, and his B.S. in Business Administration & Management (Cum Laude) from Maryland College. He worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Erithe A. Smith of the US Bankruptcy Court, as a Legal Extern for the CA Board of Equalization, and he is a DRPA Certified Mediator. Daniel served in the US Army for 7 years, completing tours of duty in Baghdad, Iraq and South Korea. He was a Paralegal Specialist with the JAG Corps in which he was recognized as a top JAG Corps soldier. He assisted Army trial counsel in processing 80+ felony general court martial prosecution cases. Post Army, Daniel spent several years under the tutelage of several high-profile PI law firms honing his skills, before hanging up his own shingle. As a sole practitioner, Daniel has collectively settled multi-millions of dollars of cases, two such singular matters resulting in excess of the $1M and $2M marks, respectively.