Daniel P. Garrigan is a veteran litigator in the areas of criminal defense, family law and personal injury as well as a sought after expert in the field of recovery defense.
After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. in accounting he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Bates College of Law.
Dan began practicing law in 1973 as an Assistant District Attorney for legendary Dallas District Attorney Henry Wade where he rose to the rank of chief felony prosecutor. During his 6 years as an ADA, Dan participated in more than 200 jury trials including capital murder, aggravated sexual assault, aggravated robbery, burglary, theft, and a wide range of felony drug possession cases.
Following his tenure with the District Attorney's office, Dan practiced civil litigation for three years specializing in insurance defense of personal injury cases before opening his own firm in 1982.
A civic and political leader in Dallas for more than 30 years, Dan has held numerous leadership positions including serving as chairman of the Dallas City Plan Commission.
Dan is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Bar Foundation. He also serves as Chairman of the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program, is former President of Dallas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, former President of Texas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, and is a former member of the Texas District and County Attorneys Association.
His currently serves on the Dallas Bar Association Fee Disputes Committee.
State Bar of Texas
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Dallas Bar Association
Texas Bar Foundation
Texas District and County Attorneys Association, former member
Assistant District Attorney, Dallas 1973-1979
Chief Felony Prosecutor, Trial Division
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