John H. Daniels, Jr.

John H. Daniels, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Willeke & Daniels
 | 201 Ridgewood Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-870-4000
Fax: 612-870-0689
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Energy & Natural Resources (20%)
Attorney Profile

Co-founder of the Minneapolis, Minnesota, firm, Willeke & Daniels, attorney John H. Daniels focuses exclusively in the areas of family law, civil and commercial litigation, and commercial representation. A firm believer in the value of small law firm representation, Mr. Daniels believes the intense personal and professional relationships, which can arise through small-firm representation, are a tremendous advantage. His goal isn't just representation of clients, but the development of long-lasting relationships.

Mr. Daniels is Chairman of the Board of the National Sports Center Foundation, a Minnesota non-profit coproration which operates the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota which has  sales in excess of $ 13 million dollars annually. He is also active in wind energy development and renewable energy issues. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts. Approximately two thirds of his practice is family law, where he appears in courts across the state. He is also admitted to practice within the state of California, the U.S. District Court, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

About John Daniels, Jr.

Admitted: 1974, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1976
  • United States District Court, 1974
  • Minnesota, 1974
  • California, 1974
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law and Civil Litigation Sections
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Present, Member, National Sports Center Foundation's Board of Directors, 1989
  • Director, National Sports Center Foundation, 1989
  • Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Prosecution of Criminal Matters
  • Present, National Sports Center in Blaine
  • Present, Chairman, Board of Directors, National Sports Center Foundation
  • Zoological Garden in Apple Valley, Minnesota
  • Member, Board of Directors, Construction of the Minnesota
  • Director, Minnesota Zoological Society, 1978-81
  • Chairman, Appeals Panel, 1985-87
  • Commissioner, Minnesota Racing Commission, 1984-87
  • Special Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General's Office, 1974-1981
  • Member, National City Bancorporation, Audit Committee
  • Director, National City Bancorporation, 1981-2003
  • Member, National City Bank, Audit Committee
  • Director, National City Bank, 1992-2002


  • The Foundation operates the $17 million National Sports Center Facility in Blaine, Minnesota

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, B.A., in English & History, 1970
  • The University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, School of Law, Law Review, Graduated with High Academic Honors
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Office Location for John H. Daniels, Jr.

201 Ridgewood Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Last Updated: 10/10/2013

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