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Dan M. Durrant, Of Counsel

divorce lawyer in Mesa Arizona

Areas of Practice:

  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Malpractice
  • Breach of Contract
  • Elder Law

Litigation Percentage:

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Arizona
  • Nevada
  • Utah
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court


University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • J.D. cum laude – 1965
  • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Law Review: University of Utah Law Review


  • Various Legal Presentations

Honors and Awards:

  • "Who's Who in America," Success in Publishing Co.
  • "Who's Who Among Arizona Attorneys", Arizona Business Gazette
  • "Best Lawyers in Arizona", Arizona Lawyers by the Arizona Republic Newspaper
  • "Best Commercial Litigation Lawyers", Mesa Magazine, 1998 – 2000

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Arizona Committee, Construction Law, Environmental, Trial Practice, Products Liability Sections, Member
  • Civil Jury Instruction Committee, Subcommittee Chairman
  • Public Relations Committee, Chair
  • Legal Specializations Committee, Member
  • Arizona State Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Former Chairman, Judicial Salary Committee
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • American Judicature Society, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • Streich Lang and Quarles, Former Partner
  • Brady Streich Lang, Former Partner


  • English (Primary)

Dan Durrant's resume includes over 100 trials as lead counsel in the civil courts of Arizona. Not just a litigator, but also a trial lawyer, Dan is a fierce advocate and wise counsel for Gillespie, Shields & Durrant's civil litigation clients.

Dan has been a trial lawyer for decades, representing individuals, small and mid-sized businesses, and large businesses in all types of lawsuits, from plaintiff's personal injury suits to breach of contract, fraud, real estate suits and other business and commercial matters. Now a partner with GS&D, Dan is a key team member in the firm's dedication to representing and defending Mesa area clients in their civil litigation matters, for small and family-owned businesses and as well as for individuals and families whose lives and income have been impacted by unforeseen events such as medical malpractice, legal malpractice, or other personal injury.