Daniel R. Black
Daniel Black has been working at Stowell, Crayk, & Bown, PLLC, since February 2014. Dan specializes in Immigration Law and Criminal Defense. Dan graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in May 2014 and was admitted to the Utah Bar in October 2014.
During law school, Dan interned at the Salt Lake Legal Defenders Association, clerked for US Magistrate Judge Dustin Pead at the US District Court of Utah, and was a judicial intern at the Salt Lake Immigration Court. He was awarded the 2013 Utah Pro-Bono Student of the Year award and was involved in the Student Bar Association and ASUU Supreme Court.
Dan has been working on criminal defense cases since 2013 and has strong experience in criminal defense motion practice, evidentiary hearings, and jury trials. Dan has tried over a dozen criminal jury trials and dozens of criminal bench trials. Dan is also licensed with the Federal Court and has handled many federal criminal cases.
Dan has extensive Immigration Law experience doing Consular Processing cases, Affirmative and Defensive Asylum cases, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, U Visas, Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, Special Immigrant Juvenile (“SIJ”) cases, among other immigration cases. Dan is one of the few SIJ specialists in the State of Utah. Dan regularly appears in Immigration Court and at USCIS on behalf of his clients and is passionate about helping people and ensuring they receive the best representation possible.
Dan is fluent in Spanish.
Dan was born and raised in Salt Lake City. After high school, Dan lived in Chile for two years as a church service missionary. After returning from Chile, Dan received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Finance and worked as an accountant. He also played Rugby for the University of Utah. After his undergraduate, Dan joined the Peace Corps and volunteered in central Mexico for two years where he worked on small business development and ecotourism. Dan enjoys volunteering at the monthly Pro-Bono Community Clinics organized by the University of Utah law school. He also enjoys spending time with his family, snow and water skiing, playing tennis, golf, basketball, and going to U of U football games.
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah,
2014University of Utah, Finance, 2014