Daniel’s work as a Legal Project Manager involves giving clients the best solutions to their business needs in an easy-to-understand manner. Having a knack for communication, he contributes practice management ideas that generate continuous and wide-ranging improvements for clients. He has developed efficient legal/business processes for nearly a decade, honing his skills at law firms, Apple, and Chicago-Kent’s Center for Access to Justice & Technology.
Daniel holds a B.A. with majors in economics and political science, as well as a J.D. with a focus on practice management. His professional life is characterized by a focus on process improvement and project management, with vast experience in the worlds of law and technology. This cross-discipline pedigree allows Daniel to assemble the pieces of his clients’ legal and business puzzles.
Daniel began his legal career in Baker & McKenzie’s Bogota office, where he assisted the corporate transactions and banking & finance groups in traditional legal work, while also establishing that office's new knowledge management system for corporate transactions. He then joined Drinker, Biddle & Reath for a year as a Legal Project Manager.
During law school, Daniel worked for the Center for Access to Justice & Technology, where he assisted in the development and release of A2J 5.0, a legal document automation software designed to help low-income people access the justice system.
Outside the office, Daniel enjoys photography, cooking, hiking, and listening to live music. A member of the Illinois Bar, Daniel is also bilingual; in addition to English, he is fluent in Spanish.
“There’s endless opportunity to improve the practice of law and make it easier to produce great legal work. I keep clients and attorneys motivated to make those improvements by answering the ‘why’ and designing the ‘how.’”