Danielle graduated cum laude from Creighton University School of Law in 2011, where she served as President of the Student Bar Association, a member of the editorial staff of the Creighton Law Review, and was a founding editor of the Creighton International and Comparative Law Journal. Prior to attending law school, Danielle obtained a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and a master’s degree in Business Administration, both from (Southwest) Missouri State University.
Danielle focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration and Litigation, and Elder Law. Prior to joining Ozarks Elder Law in 2015, Danielle gained valuable experience in estate planning, litigation, real estate transactions, and business formation during her time as an attorney at a local Springfield firm and as in-house counsel at a national title insurance company.
Danielle is a member of the Greene County Estate Planning Council, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Community Foundation of the Ozarks Professional Advisors Council, the Southern Missouri Women Lawyers, the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar Association. She was also a member of the 2014-2015 Missouri Bar Association Leadership Academy and a recipient of the 2016 Springfield Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award. Danielle was one of five attorneys recently selected for the prestigious American Bar Association Trust & Estate Fellowship in 2017 and currently serves as the ABA Long Term Care Committee Vice Chair. In addition to her work at Ozarks Elder Law, Danielle enjoys giving back to the community through her service as a board member of the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools, a member of Leadership Springfield Class 35, and as immediate past President of the Young Advocates Council for the Child Advocacy Center, Inc.