Special Assistant U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern District of Illinois Office’s Criminal Division and General Crimes Section.
Family from Gorski Kotar plus villages near Vrbovsko and Rijeka. Daniel is a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and investigates and prosecutes a variety of federal offenses, including fraud, bank robbery and embezzlement, and illegal possession and sale of narcotics and firearms. Prior to being the Special Assistant, Daniel was a prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice and Assistant Inspector General at the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General. Daniel was a PILI Fellow and worked in Zagreb, Croatia, where his work focused on implementing judicial and institutional reform in a post-Communist country.
He was also involved in research related to creating a regulatory framework and educating Croatian lawyers in modern legal practices. Daniel is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. He was a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan law school. He is also a former Indiana Junior Tamburitzan and very active over the years with St. Jerome’s Croatian Catholic Church in Chicago. He is been a member of the Croatian American Bar Association, Association of Croatian American Professionals (ACAP) and the Croatian Fraternal Union.