Dan is the founder of MALIS|LAW and has been trying and litigating simple and complex personal injury matters before juries, judges, and appellate courts for more than 35 years.
Dan is a member of the “Cum Laude” society of Phillips Academy (Andover), a magna cum laude graduate of Wesleyan University with Honors in History, and a graduate of Boston University School of Law. He has presented on varying topics involving trial practice and personal injury law in professional accreditation seminars, and has lectured on appellate advocacy, personal injury, and civil procedure at the University of Massachusetts Law School and the Massachusetts School of Law. He participates annually in judging the Regional Law School Moot Trial Court Competition for the American Association of Justice.
An advocate of lawyers’ involvement in their community, he has served on the boards of several local charitable organizations, including the Cambridge Housing Assistance Alliance, which provides subsidies for homeless and near-homeless individuals and families, and Community Call, Inc., an organization promoting alternative education programs for at risk youth. He also has been active in the local music community, serving on the board of the Cambridge Community Chorus and was Board Member and President of Masterworks Chorale.