Daniel M. Keane is a Shareholder in the firm. Dan’s main areas of practice include family law, DUI defense, dependency, general criminal defense, civil litigation and Orphan’s Court litigation. He is a member of the Bucks County Children & Youth Attorney Conflict List representing parents in dependency and termination of parental rights matters, and is currently serving as a conflict attorney for the Office of Guardian Ad Litem in which he is appointed by the court to represent children in dependency proceedings. In addition, Dan is a member of the Bucks County Orphan’s Court Attorney Appointment List in which he receives court appointments to represent parties in guardianship and termination of parental rights litigation matters.
Dan’s family law practice includes representing clients in all domestic matters such as divorce, child and spousal support and child custody. He regularly drafts and negotiates important domestic contracts such as property settlement agreements and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.
Dan’s civil litigation practice includes contract disputes and collections matters. He works closely with our homeowner and condominium association clients to enforce their rights and, when necessary, litigate the collection of outstanding fees and dues.
Dan is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Following law school Dan spent seven years in the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office where he served as an Assistant District Attorney until being promoted to Chief Deputy District Attorney. While in the DA’s Office, Dan prosecuted more than 1000 DUI cases and personally argued before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Dan was one of only five trial coordinators during his time in the DA’s Office and prosecuted homicide by vehicle and murder cases. He also served as the Chief of Narcotics Prosecutions for several years where he oversaw the prosecution of every drug related crime in Bucks County. Dan draws on these experiences when representing individuals who have been charged with Driving Under the Influence, Drug Possession and Delivery, Simple Assault and Theft.
Currently Dan is serving his second three year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Bar Association. He also serves in the Family Law, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation Sections of the bar association. In addition to his work with the bar association, Dan is proud to be a member of the Bucks County American Inn of Court.
Dan is also active in the community. Before joining the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Bar Association, Dan served on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County. Dan also previously served on the Board of Trustees for the Bucks County Bar Foundation.
Dan is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey and is admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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Daniel Keane is the attorney I trust to refer any Pennsylvania criminal defense or family law matters. He is reliable and proficient in representing those that need his help the most. Having known him for over ten years, I can confidently state that he takes referrals very seriously and I know that the clients I refer to him will receive excellent representation.
Michael Malia Insurance Fraud Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
On several criminal matters, Daniel Keane and I were opposing counsel. In each case, I was impressed by Mr. Keane's case preparation and thorough understanding of the legal matters involved. Moreover, Mr. Keane was a zealous advocate who displayed excellent trial skills at all times.
Kevin Leckerman DUI & DWI Attorney
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Awesome Attorney - Criminal Defense||Suburban Life Magazine Bucks County||2012|
|Awesome Attorney - Family Law||Suburban Life Magazine Bucks County||2012|
|Awesome Attorney||Suburban Life Magazine Bucks County||2011|
|Outstanding Leadership||Bucks County Bar Associaiton||2011|
|Awesome Attorney||Suburban Life Magazine Bucks County||2010|
|Semesters Honors||University of Pittsburgh School of Law||2000|
|Shareholder||Clemons, Richter & Reiss, P.C.||2015 - Present|
|Associate||Clemons Richter & Reiss, P.C.||2011 - 2015|
|Associate||Law Office of Williams & Scheetz||2007 - 2011|
|Chief Deputy District Attorney||Bucks County District Attorney's Office||2005 - 2007|
|Senior Deputy District Attorney||Bucks County District Attorney's Office||2003 - 2005|
|Chief of Narcotics Prosecutions||Bucks County District Attorney's Office||2003 - 2006|
|Deputy District Attorney||Bucks County District Attorney's Office||2002 - 2003|
|Assistant District Attorney||Bucks County District Attorney's Office||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Member Services Committee||Chair||2015 - Present|
|Bucks County Bar Charitable Foundation||Board of Trustees||2013 - 2014|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference Committee||Chair||2013 - 2013|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Executive Committee||Member||2012 - 2012|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference Committee||Member||2012 - 2012|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Merit Selection Committee||Member||2012 - 2012|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Chair||2010 - 2011|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County||Board of Directors||2002 - 2005|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania||Member||2002 - Present|
|Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society||Member||1996 - 1997|
|PGRA & AT Monthly Publication||Avoiding a Suspension of Your Safety and Emission Certifications||2008|
|PGRA & AT Monthly Publication||Responding to Retail Theft||2008|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Pittsburgh||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|Pennsylvania Dependency Benchbook Training||Parental Visitation in Dependency Matters||2015|
|Bucks County American Inn of Court||Roadblocks to Resolution||2015|
|Bucks County American Inn of Court||Juror Use of Technology During Trial||2012|
|BCBA Bench Bar Conference||Electronic Discovery||2011|
|Continuing Legal Education||Litigating Civil and Criminal Jury Trials in Bucks County||2010|