Daniel Mack Traynor is a shareholder in Traynor Law Firm. He is engaged in statewide litigation practice, with particular interest in insurance defense, insurance coverage, business litigation, election law and Indian law.
He graduated with distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1997. During law school he served as an extern for United States District Judge Patrick A. Conmy. After graduating from law school, Dan worked as a law clerk for Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle of the North Dakota Supreme Court.
He is Chair of the Disciplinary Board of the North Dakota Supreme Court. He is also the immediate past- Chair of the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute.
He is licensed to practice in North Dakota and Minnesota. He is also licensed to practice before the tribal courts of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Spirit Lake Nation and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D. with distinction (1997), elected to Order of the Coif
University of North Dakota, Bachelor of Arts (1994)
Traynor Law Firm PC (1998 – Present)
Disciplinary Board of the North Dakota Supreme Court (2010 – Present), Chairman (2012 – Present)
North Dakota Economic Development Foundation (2007 – Present), Chairman (2010 – 2012)
North Dakota Republican Party (2001 – 2003), State Chairman
Devils Lake City Prosecutor (1998 - 2007)
North Dakota Supreme Court (1997 - 1998), Law Clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle
U.S. District Court, District of N.D. (1995), Extern for U.S. District Judge Patrick Conmy
Areas Of Practice: Insurance Defense & Coverage, Professional Malpractice, Business Litigation, Election Law, Indian Law.
State Bar Association of North Dakota (1997) State of Minnesota (1997) U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit Three Affiliated Tribes, Spirit Lake & Turtle Mountain Tribal Courts
American Law Institute, Elected 2003 American Bar Association State Bar Association of North Dakota Minnesota State Bar Association Defense Research Institute North Dakota Defense Lawyers Republican National Lawyers Association
Married to Tricia, a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.
Three children and live in Devils Lake, North Dakota.