Dan completed a 29-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps. While on active duty, he served in a variety of roles, Prosecutor, Defense Counsel, Staff Judge Advocate, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and Executive Officer; finally retiring in 2012 as the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judge for Hawaii. Dan and his family then spent three years living in Melbourne, Australia working in the Social Justice department of an Australian law firm in the areas of violence against women, bullying within the armed forces, the internment of refugees, fair trials and protections under international law. Dan has taught in the Law Master programs at Melbourne University and Monash University in Australia with courses in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Terrorism and Prosecuting the War on Terror. Dan currently lives in New Hampshire.