Daniel Barnett is an associate attorney with the Abood Law Firm. His practice areas include commercial litigation, general civil litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and family law.
Daniel graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Music Education in 2006. From 2006 – 2013, Daniel served as the band director for Newaygo Public Schools. Under his leadership, the Newaygo Marching Band won the Flight IV Michigan Competing Band Association State Championship in 2010 and 2012. Daniel was awarded teacher of the year for Newaygo County in 2011, and served as the Michigan Band and Orchestra Association District VII President from 2011 – 2013. After seven years as a teacher, Daniel left the profession to pursue a career in law.
Daniel attended the Michigan State University College of Law from 2013 – 2016. While at MSU, Daniel earned a position on the MSU College of Law Moot Court Board, where he competed in national moot court competitions, earning the American College of Trial Lawyers Medal for Excellence in Advocacy. He also earned jurisprudence awards in Advanced Negotiation and while a student-clinician at the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. Daniel graduated from MSU Law Magna Cum Laude in 2016.
Daniel began working for the Abood Law Firm immediately after taking the July 2016 Michigan Bar Examination. He has worked on multiple high-profile cases, including the Flint Water Crisis and those involving former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor, Larry Nassar. Daniel’s work has played a significant role in the enforcement of employment covenant (non-compete) clauses for employers, releasing employees from employment covenants with former employers, favorable settlements for victims of dog-bite and automobile accidents, the resolution of breach of contract actions, settlements in divorce actions, and more. Daniel recognizes that each client has his or her own unique circumstances, and that each of those circumstances requires and open mind, a listening ear, and a personal approach.
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