Daniel has been a practicing attorney for over ten years. He attended Southern Illinois University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in History with an endorsement in secondary education in 2006. He then attended Southern Illinois University School of Law where he was a member of the Moot Court Board. Upon graduating in 2009, Daniel began practicing as an associate attorney at Drew & Drew, P.C., in Benton. In 2012, he opened a private practice in Elizabethtown, Illinois, and became the Hardin County Public Defender. In 2016, he was elected Hardin County State’s Attorney where he was responsible for all criminal, traffic, juvenile and civil matters in Hardin County.
Daniel was born and raised in Benton, Illinois. He resides there now with his wife, Alisha, and their two children.