About Daniel M. St. John II
Dan’s practice focuses on general civil litigation, common interest community law, landlord-tenant law, real estate law, general business law, and civil appeals. His philosophy is to give clients practical advice based on a thorough understanding of the client’s situation and goals. Based on that knowledge, he helps clients understand their options so that they may make the best decision to achieve their goals. Dan brings his experience and passion to advising people and businesses with real estate issues and to representing clients in civil disputes. Dan is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming.
Community involvement is important to Dan. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Fort Collins Breakfast and on the Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. Dan was the president of the Larimer County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and a member of the executive committee of the Larimer County Bar Association from 2016 to 2018. He is an active volunteer with all of these organizations. Dan is also member of the Law Club of Denver, an organization dedicated to teaching legal ethics. Finally, Dan serves as a Commissioner on the Eighth Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission and, in that capacity, reviews local judges and makes retention recommendations when they stand for retention.
Dan earned his law degree in 2013 from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. During law school, Dan was the Online Editor-in-Chief for the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, the Tenth Circuit Survey Editor for the Denver University Law Review, founded the Space Law Society, and was the captain of the school’s Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court team. While a student, Dan published papers on international space law and federal Indian law. Dan graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in economics and international relations in 2008. At USC, Dan played trombone in The Spirit of Troy, USC’s universally-renowned marching band.
Prior to joining Johnson Muffly & Dauster, PC in 2017, Dan was an attorney at a Fort Collins law firm where he handled a wide array of business, civil litigation, appeals, and adoption matters. Dan started his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Stephen E. Howard of the Larimer County District Court. When not practicing law, Dan enjoys astronomy, the mountains, disc golf, and learning to fly fish. As a native of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Dan is an avid skier who eagerly awaits the first flakes of snow each winter.