Daniel F. Archer

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Daniel F. Archer

has practiced law on the Monterey Peninsula since 1988. Mr. Archer’s practice covers commercial transactions, including real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing, construction, commercial lending and joint ventures, and non-profit organizations. Mr. Archer is a graduate of California State University at Sacramento (B.S. 1985) and Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D. 1988). While in law school, Mr. Archer was an editor of the Santa Clara University Law Review. In 1987-1988, Mr. Archer clerked for The Honorable Nat Agliano, Presiding Justice of the California Court of Appeal, Sixth District. Mr. Archer is a member of the National Order of Barristers, is AV (Preeminent) Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, was awarded the top 1% of American Professionals by The American Registry, and is a member of the State Bar of California and the Monterey County Bar Associations. Mr. Archer is active in the local community, and is a member and former board member of the Rotary Club of Monterey, a former board member and President of Carmel Unified Youth Baseball, a founding board member of the Monterey Peninsula chapter of the American Heart Association, and a varsity football coach for Robert Louis Stevenson High School.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Construction Law
  • Joint Ventures

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
California State University at Sacramento, B.S., 1985
Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988, California
Monterey County and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Altus, Oklahoma, January 23, 1963
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (21 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 07/22/13 in Business Law

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 07/17/13 in Real Estate

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