B.A. philosophy and English, Calvin College, 1977; J.D., University of Iowa, 1980 (high distinction). Dan joined the firm in 1980. His general practice emphasizes civil litigation (personal injury, insurance defense, and business disputes), business and employment law, and estate planning and administration. Dan currently serves on the Village Northwest Unlimited Board and East Oaks Estates Property Owners Association. He has been a past member of the Sibley Library Board, Sibley Kiwanis, Iowa State Bar Association Legal Forms Committee (chair), Northwest Iowa Humane Society (president), and several church boards. Dan grew up in Maurice and Orange City, graduating from MOC High School in 1973. Dan’s father operated a machinery repair shop in Maurice and later was a Case-IH implement dealer in Orange City. Dan currently lives in rural Dickinson County, Iowa with his wife, Katy, who is a registered nurse. Dan and his wife have five children.