The Gels Law Firm (3/06/12)

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Daniel J. Gels is the founding member of the firm with litigation experience in both criminal and civil cases.  Mr. Gels has managed defense and plaintiff representation, and with over 200 courtroom trials in his career, he is considered one of the most prolific trial attorneys in the State of Alabama. 
Gels has represented clients in civil trial practice in a variety of capacities.  His primary focus throughout his career has been the art of trial presentation.  He has handled hundreds of automobile accident and personal injury cases. 

Mr. Gels began his legal career as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Dakota; and served as Chief Deputy States Attorney of Yankton County.  As a seasoned trial attorney, he knows how to position your case, navigate the legal process, and has the ability to demand just compensation.

Today, Mr. Gels handles a variety of injury related matters with an emphasis on the litigation of car accident cases.


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Telephone:  (205) 552-9228

Past Service
Former Assistant Attorney General
Former Chief Deputy States Attorney
Past President of Alabama Court Appointed Special Advocates

Honors and awards
Recognized as one of the most prolific trial attorneys in Alabama by the Alabama Jury Verdict Reporter for 2006 and 2007. 

Speaking Topics
Accident Related Wantonness
Prosecution of Child Abuse
Trial Skills and Techniques
Successful Cross-Examination

Bar and Court Admissions
Alabama Bar
South Dakota Bar

Juris Doctorate, University of South Dakota, 1993
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Legal Studies Bowling Green State University, 1990
Professional Education
National Institute of Trial Attorneys Advanced Trial Seminar, Chicago, IL
Certification as a  Guardian Ad Litem, Montgomery, Alabama


Call (205) 552-9228 for a free consultation and case assessment.


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