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Daniel Mathews Eaton

Daniel Mathews Eaton

also known as Dan Eaton, Daniel M. Eaton

About me

Aside from praciticing law, I enjoy competing in and training for triathlons, as well as canoeing, backpacking, and any other activity that will get me outside with family and friends.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%



Hourly ($235-275/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • David L. Friedman

    I endorse Dan Eaton. With his work in real estate, he is smart, thoughtful, and works hard to get real results for his clients. He is also an outstanding bankruptcy attorney, and the clients I have referred to him have been very happy with their outcomes.


    David Friedman Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bryan Ray Battina

    I have worked with Dan on a number of matters. Dan has a unique attention to detail and way of making his clients feel at ease during stressful situations. I look forward to working with Dan again!


    Bryan Battina Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Christensen Law Office, PLLC

800 Washington Ave N
Suite 704
Minneapolis, MN, 55401


MNAuthorized to practice200807/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Board Certified Real Property SpecialistMinnesota State Bar Association2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyChristensen Law Office PLLC2009 - Present
Law ClerkRSM McGladrey, Inc.2007 - 2008
Financial CounselorAuriton Solutions2003 - 2005
Agency RepresentativeState Farm Insurance2001 - 2003
InstructorNational Outdoor Leadership School2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law SectionMSBA Bankruptcy Bulletin Editorial Board Member2012 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Banks v. Kondaur Capital Corporation (In re Banks), 457 B.R. 9 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. 2011)Reversed and remanded, settled.
Koller v. Lakes Area Home Buyers, Case. No. 62-CV-10-6101 and In re Hoffman, 475 B.R. 692 (Bankr. D. Minn. 2012)Prevailed at trial.
Nelson v. Faithful Financial, LLC, Civ. No. 10-3405 (D. Minn. Feb. 10, 2011)After suriving summary judgment on claims including fraud, settled.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy BulletinSelected Case Summars2015
Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy BulletinSelected Case Summaries2014
Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy BulletinSelected Case Summaries2013
Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy BulletinSelected Case Summaries2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Montana School of LawJournalism, AnthropologyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of St. Thomas School of Law - MinneapolisLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2012 Mortgage Foreclosure ConferenceHelping the Distressed Homeowner in Foreclosure,2012