Daniel Mack Traynor is a shareholder in Traynor Law Firm. He is engaged in an active general litigation practice, with particular interest in insurance defense, personal injury, business litigation, election law and Indian law.
Dan represents the North Dakota Bar Association in the ABA House of Delegates. He is former Chair of the Disciplinary Board of the North Dakota Supreme Court. Dan also served on the Board of the National Conference of Lawyer Disciplinary Boards. Dan is also past-Chair of the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation and the North Dakota Republican Party. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute.
He is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota. He is also licensed to practice before the tribal courts of the Spirit Lake Nation, Three Affiliated Tribes and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
Dan graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1997. During law school he served as an extern for United States District Judge Patrick A. Conmy. After graduating from law school, Dan worked as a law clerk for Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle of the North Dakota Supreme Court.
Dan is married to Patricia, a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. They have three children and live in Devils Lake, North Dakota.
|ND||Authorized to Practice Law||1997||06/09/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Great Plains Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Order of the Coif||UND School of Law||1998|
|Shareholder||Traynor Law Firm||1998 - Present|
|Law Clerk for Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle||North Dakota Supreme Court||1997 - 1998|
|Extern for US District Judge Patrick Conmy||US District Court North Dakota||1995 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Foundation||Chair||2016 - Present|
|State Bar Association of North Dakota||ABA State Bar Delegate||2014 - Present|
|American Law Institute||Elected Member||2003 - Present|
|Republican National Lawyers Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||1998 - Present|
|Disciplinary Board of the North Dakota Supreme Court||Chairman||2010 - 2015|
|The Gavel (State Bar of North Dakota)||Spring Brings Lawyers to Washington||2017|
|The Gavel (State Bar of North Dakota)||ABA Delegates Gather for Mid-Year Meeting in Miami||2017|
|The Gavel (State Bar of North Dakota)||The Lights and Lawyers of Broadway||2017|
|The Gavel (State Bar of North Dakota)||Disciplinary Sanctions for the Politically Incorrect||2016|
|The Gavel (State Bar of North Dakota)||The Coldest Winter I Ever Spent was a Summer in San Francisco||2016|
|University of North Dakota School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of North Dakota||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|Lake Region Bar Association Monthly Meeting||Controversial Topics in the ABA House of Delegates||2017|
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