Daniel A. Kopp represents individuals and families in a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases. Dan believes in a client-focused approach to litigation centered on respect and honoring his client’s values and goals.
Dan is a passionate and dedicated attorney committed to the relentless pursuit of justice for his clients. Often this involves standing up to insurance companies and large corporations to hold those responsible accountable for all the harm they have caused. As a result, Dan has tried numerous cases in state and federal court and handled appeals for his clients. Dan has successfully represented clients and obtained seven and eight-figure settlements and favorable verdicts in a cases involving defective products, child seat litigation, premises liability, medical malpractice, and vehicular collisions including heavy commercial truck, automobile, and motorcycle crashes.
From a young age, Dan aspired to do something to help people. He grew up watching his father, a minister, and mother, a substitute teacher, go the extra mile for others—including Dan and his four brothers. And Dan draws on these experiences when fighting for his clients.
Dan received his undergraduate degree from Coe College, triple majoring in Economics, Business Administration, and Political Science. Dan was also a member of the football team at Coe, where he served as captain his redshirt senior year.
After suffering a traumatic leg injury his redshirt senior year, Dan’s passion for helping others led him to law school. Dan received his law degree from the University of Kansas in 2019 with an Advocacy Certificate. He served as Business Manager for the Kansas Law Review and Head Dean’s Fellow. Dan also interned with the Project for Innocence and was an active member of KU Law’s moot court program.
Dan lives in Kansas City. Outside of work, Dan likes to stay active. He ran his first marathon in May of 2023 and is looking forward to competing in more races. Dan also enjoys traveling, scuba diving, camping, and watching whatever game is on television.
He enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and camping. Dan likes to stay active and has
Dan began his legal career in criminal defense. He then moved to a large law firm in the Kansas City metro area where he pursued personal injury, product liability, and wrongful death cases across the country. Dan joined Dickerson Oxton in 2023, where he pursued
Honors and Awards
- Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2023
- Kansas University School of Law awards:
- Janean Meigs Memorial Award, 2019;
- Jack E. Dalton Legal Writing Award, 2019;
- Third Best Overall Advocates and Second Best Written Advocates in the 2019 National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) Moot Court Competition