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My practice includes adoptions (since 1982), surrogacy (since 1998) and plaintiff personal injury law (since 1981).


 


.I am a sustaining member of both the American Association for Justice and Arizona Attorneys for Justice.  I am a member of the AzAJ Board of Directors and a member of the seminar and membership committees and the Phoenix Trial Lawyers Board.  I am past president of the Phoenix Trial Lawyers Board, a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association and has been the co-chair of the Bar Bench Committee of the Maricopa County Superior Court.  I am a fellow of the Arizona Bar Foundation and a member of the State Bar of Arizona.


 


I have been practicing plaintiff’s personal injury law since 1981 in Arizona and has also been practiced adoption and surrogacy law nationally, and within Arizona, since 1982.  I have participated in approximately 1900 adoptions as attorney for adoptive persons, adoptive couples, or birth parents.  I have participated in numerous surrogacy cases over the last 17 years.  I am a fellow of both the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and the American Academy of Reproductive Technology Attorneys since each was founded.  I have represented the Maricopa County Bar Association before the legislature with regard to adoption matters and was a member of multiple committees which redrafted Arizona's adoption laws over the last 30+ years. 


 


I am  AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubble and have been admitted to practice law in Arizona since 1975.  I am also admitted to practice in the District Court of Arizona, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. 


 


 

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  1. Adoption: 65%
    33 years, 1.9 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 35%
    35 years, 750 cases

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PO Box 7447
Phoenix, AZ, 85011-7447

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 197503/29/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Enduring Service AwardArizona Trial Lawyers association2011
Angels In AdoptionUnited States Congress2011
Leadership and Service AwardArizona Trial Lawyers Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDaniel I. Ziskin P.C.1982 - Present
AttorneyLangerman, Begam and Marks1981 - 1982
AttorneyPima County Public Defender's Office1976 - 1980
AttorneyArizona Attorney General’S Office1975 - 1976
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneyssustaining member2009 - Present
American Academy of Adoption Attorneyssustaining member1990 - Present
Arizona Bar FoundationMember1985 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice1984 - Present
Phoenix Trail Lawers BoardPresident and Board Member1983 - Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers Associationsustaining member1982 - Present
American Trial Lawyers Associationsustaining member and board member1982 - Present
9th Circuit Court of AppealsAdmitted to Practice1981 - Present
United States District Court of ArizonaAdmitted to Practice1976 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1975 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Arizona State UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1971