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Throughout his career, Daniel has established himself as a professional author, with published works in the Detroit Free Press, Central Michigan Life, The Michigan Daily, In-Brief Newsletter, and online at the University Research Corridor. He has written numerous other unpublished works including poems, short stories, academic, creative fiction, and non-fiction essays, law reviews, legal briefs and memoranda. He also enjoys basketball, golf, philanthropy, the arts, tasteful music, and Detroit sports.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 100%
    6 years, 500 cases



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Marchese Law Firm

805 Oakwood
Suite 125
Rochester, MI, 48307


MIActive And In Good Standing201211/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Michigan Super Lawer Rising StarMichigan Super Lawyers2015
2014 Top LawyerDBusiness Magazine2013
Leadership Greater RochesterRochester Chamber of Commerce2013
QuarterfinalistNiagara International Moot Court Competition2010
Public Interest FellowshipUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Law Voice for Justice Committee2010
Dean's ScholarshipUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Law2009
Book AwardUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyThe Marchese Law Firm2012 - Present
Associate BrokerReal Estate One - Rochester2013 - 2014
Commercial Escrow Officer and Underwriting CounselLiberty Title Agency2012 - 2013
Executive Director and General CounselPontiac Area Vicariate Legal Aid Clinic2012 - 2014
President, Alumni Board of DirectorsNotre Dame Preparatory2012 - 2013
Closing OfficerBBC Title Agency2010 - 2012
Corporate Counsel and Real Estate Committee ChairpersonSt. Vincent de Paul2010 - 2011
Law ClerkCity of Highland Park2010 - 2010
Urban Government InternCity of Detroit Department of Buildings and Safety Engineering2009 - 2009
Law ClerkWayne County Corporation Counsel2009 - 2009
Senior ConsultantTransCorp Advisors International2008 - 2012
Research AssistantUniversity Of Detroit Mercy Law School2008 - 2009
Editorial and Administrative AssistantUniversity of Michigan Vice President of Communications2005 - 2006
Intern Consultant / Financial AnalystTransCorp Advisors LLC2002 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionN/A2013 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Macomb County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
ICLE CommunityN/A2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Odor Nuisance in Neighboring CondoPositive Results to Date
For Sale By OwnerSold
Revocable Living TrustsClosed and Funded
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Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan DailyOn the Street of Ann Arbor: A Helping Hand2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of MichiganNon Profit and Federal State and Local Government AdministrationN/A2007
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEnglishN/A2006
Harper Woods Notre DameHonors & APN/A2002
Central Michigan UniversityEnglish and PhilosophyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Knights of Columbus Professional PresentationsEstate Planning Basics2014
Easy as Pie: Basics of Master BudgetingFinance2013