Daniel was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in 1971. He graduated high school in 1990 before attending the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and in Philosophy in 1994. Daniel went on to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and graduated in 1997. While in law school, Daniel was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.
Daniel was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1997 and he is also licensed to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Following law school, he practiced at a firm in Jefferson City and was the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Holts Summit Missouri. After becoming a partner of the Jefferson City firm he moved on to become a founding member of Bandré Hunt Snider, L.L.C. Most notably, Daniel has represented numerous criminal defendants in complex jury trials throughout the State of Missouri, including first degree murder and felony drug trafficking and possession cases.
In addition, he has tried many complex civil cases involving personal injury and discrimination issues. Daniel has appellate experience having written and argued countless appellate briefs for all three Missouri Court of Appeals. Since he began, Daniel has built his practice representing clients in all areas of the law including criminal law, personal injury, wrongful death, workers compensation and civil litigation. Daniel has gained his success by thoroughly representing all of his clients to the best of his ability, giving each case his full attention, from the most minor infraction to first degree murder.