Lee Dawn Daniel

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"I want a client to leave my office after the very first meeting with all of their questions answered, and with complete confidence that I will tirelessly use over 30 years of litigation and trial experience to achieve their goals to their satisfaction. I want my client to understand the legal process so that they can make informed choices along the way with my guidance. When there is a true partnership between the attorney and the client, and my client understands that I am there to demystify the law and work for them, they can have peace of mind that they will be well served by me. Most of my clients are referred to me by other clients, lawyers, people inside the court system, and medical providers. That means a lot to me."

Lee is a highly skilled litigator with over 30 years of experience representing clients in matters of personal injury and medical negligence, and has secured multiple million-dollar-plus settlements and verdicts throughout her distinguished career, including a Top Ten Verdict in the Commonwealth for 2003. She has been a repeat presenter at professional development events for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE), instructing her peers on topics such as evidence, case evaluation, discovery procedures, and trial tactics and techniques. She is a graduate of the Boston University School of Law and the State University of New York at Binghamton. Lee is based in Bacon Wilson's Northampton location.

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  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. with Honors, 1981

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of New York
  • U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards, Achievements & Appointments

  • $1 Million+ verdicts in three of four Western Massachusetts counties
  • Multiple $1 Million+ settlements in the medical negligence arena
  • Top Ten Verdict in the Commonwealth in 2003 for medical negligence claim
  • Successful settlement of over a thousand cases
  • Trial of over 50 multi-day or multi-week cases to verdict
  • Arbitration and mediation of dozens of cases

Professional & Community Activities

  • Faculty Presenter on Trial Skills & Techniques, MCLE Annual Skills Seminar
  • Panel Member for panels on Evidence, Case Evaluation & Presentation, and Trial Tactics & Techniques, Personal Injury Programs of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Panel Member for panel on Expert Discovery Tactics & Tools, Annual Joint Educational & Networking Event, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association with the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Former Treasurer, Rotary Club of Easthampton

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Member, Executive Committee, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Member, Board of Governors, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Member, Hampshire County Committee for Celebration of MA Superior Court 150th Anniversary, 2009
  • Pro Bono Volunteer, Hampden County Lawyer for the Day Program
  • Member, Hampshire County Bar Association
  • Member, Hampden County Bar Association