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Daniel B. Pleasant, ACP, CAS

Daniel B. Pleasant, ACP, CAS

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Dan is a Writer and Editor, a unique position at Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn. Dan started writing professionally at age 14 when he was hired by his hometown newspaper, was a Marine officer, and has 16 years’ experience as a paralegal. He brings that diverse experience to his focus on writing mediation briefs, drafting motions and appellate briefs, and preparing cases for trial. His writing and editing skills are also instrumental to firm publication. He has worked on over two dozen cases that resolved for at least one million dollars, including six cases tried to verdict.

Dan was certified by the National Association of Legal Assistants in 2002 as a Certified Paralegal. He has also garnered advanced certification in Discovery, Trial Practice, and California Civil Procedure. He is a member of NALA, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.

Dan was a high-school valedictorian and National Merit Scholar. He obtained his B.A. with highest honors in English and Drama/Speech from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. He attended law school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, winning American Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts (twice) and Torts, and serving on the editorial staff of the law review. After law school and graduation from the USMC’s Officer Candidate School in Quantico, VA, he was sent to California, where he served as a Legal Officer. After his honorable discharge, he worked at a number of plaintiffs’ law firms. Since 2001, Dan has worked with Cynthia.

Dan and his wife Michele make their home in Oakland. Dan enjoys golf, scuba diving, music, and travel.

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