Daniel James Woodard, an attorney in private practice since 1986, attended University of California at San Diego,class of 1979. Worked in a Christian non-profit organization for almost three years. Attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, received a Juris Doctorate with the class of 1986. In addition to nearly three decades in estate planning and litigation practice, he has mediated nearly 1000 different disputes. He was honored by the Los Angeles Superior Court as the Probate mediator of the year for three years in 2010, 2011, and 2012. He has participated as a member of the managing boards of directors, and been counsel to multiple non-profit organizations since 1987.