As a partner with Patterson Law, Daniel practises primarily family law, shepherding his clients through what can be a difficult time of conflict. He is trained in collaborative family law and is an executive member of the Nova Scotia Association of Collaborative Family Law Professionals. Daniel has also served as chair of the Family Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Nova Scotia branch.
Originally from New Brunswick, Daniel moved to Halifax in 1977 to take up studies at Dalhousie University. Since completing his legal training in 1984, he has continued to make Nova Scotia his home, practising with firms in both Halifax and Dartmouth.
As an active member of the community serving on various boards and committees, and having also served as a part-time lecturer at Saint Mary’s University, Daniel understands the pressures of juggling a multitude of responsibilities.