Daniel L. Crandall is the founding partner of Crandall & Katt, Attorneys at Law. He has been engaged in the practice of law since 1977. The focus of his practice is exclusively personal injury law. He has become known in Southwest Virginia as the caring personal injury professional. He was privileged to be named multiple times as the Best Local Lawyer by the readers of The Roanoker Magazine. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 1973 and from the George Mason University School of Law in 1977. While attending law school, he was employed by the Superior Court in Washington, DC as a Court Bailiff. During his time with the courts he witnessed the famed Hannaffi Trials. His picture appeared on the front of the Washington Post receiving the verdict from the foreperson of the jury. He served as Law Clerk to the federally appointed Judge Joseph M. F. Ryan, Jr. for two years. In 1978 he was admitted to the Washington, DC Bar and subsequently in 1979 admitted to the Virginia State Bar. He served as the Past President of the Personal Injury Lawyers Association. He is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Mass Torts Trial Lawyers Association. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association as a district Governor and served as Chair of the Federal Liaison Sub-Legislative Committee. A hallmark of his personal injury specialty area of law is to practice compassionate law, while providing excellent representation recognizing the client's need for personal attention and many times affirmation for them as individuals. The motto of Crandall & Katt is to pursue the practice of law with enthusiasm, excellence and ethics. Mr. Crandall is pleased that the Firm continues to represent injured individuals throughout all of Southwest Virginia with a true expression of care and compassion.
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury Automobile Accidents and Injuries
Virginia, 1979 District of Columbia, 1978 U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1978
George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia J.D. University of South Florida B.A.
Honors and Awards
Who's Who among American Executives, 1994 - 1995 VTLA Board of Governors Best Local Lawyer, Readers of The Roanoker Magazine Readers of the Roanoker Magazine BEST ATTORNEY , 2009 - Present Readers of the Roanoker Magazine BEST LOCAL LAWYER, 2004 - Present Readers of the Roanoker Magazine BEST LOCAL LAWYER, 2008 - Present Readers of the Roanoker Magazine BEST LOCAL LAWYER, 2015 - Present Top Attorneys in Virginia Richmond Magazine TOP ATTORNEYS IN VIRGINIA, 2013 - Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
Personal Injury Lawyers Association, Past President American Association for Justice and the Mass Torts Trial Lawyers Association, Member Board of Governors for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association , District Governor Federal Liaison Sub-Legislative Committee, Past Chair Super Lawyers, 2012 & 2013 National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member Rue Ratings Best Attorney of America , Lifetime Charter Member
Past Employment Positions
Superior Court in Washington, DC , Court Bailiff Law Clerk to the federally appointed Judge Joseph M. F. Ryan, Jr.