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Daniel Joel Siegel, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1984, New Jersey 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1984, United States District Court New Jersey 1984, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1985. Recipient Increase the Peace Hero, WUSL-FM, 1994.


Siegel, Daniel Joel was born on July 9, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Bertram and Rita (Starr) Siegel.


Franklin & Marshall College (Bachelor of Arts, 1981). Temple University (Juris Doctor, 1984).


Walsh v. City of Philadelphia, 526 Pa. 227, 585 A.2d 445 (1991); Denny's v. W.C.A.B. (Stanton), 142 Pa. Comwlth. 531, 597 A.2d 1241 (1991) Worked at Gay & Chacker, A Professional Corporation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation and Disability Law, General Litigation, Real Estate, Wills and Estates. Admitted to the bar, 1984, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, United States. District Court, District of New Jersey and United States.

District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 1986, United States. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. Author, "The Second Amendment: Judicial Unanimity, Gun Owner Dissent", a chapter in The Bill of Rights - A Bicentennial View, 1991.

Columnist: "Appellate Summaries," Verdict, Spring, 1988—. "Bearing Arms is Collective Right," Burlington County (N.J.) Times, July 9, 1987. Lecturer, Annual Update of the Law, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1992.

Founder, Pennsylvanians Against Handgun Violence, 1993. Philadelphia Spokesman, Handgun Control, Inc., 1984—. Chairman, Junior Philatelists of America Advisory Council, 1984—.

Chairman, 1987-1990. President, The Philadelphia National Stamp Exhibition, 1989—. Vice President, American Philatelic Society, 1993—. Chairman, Stampshow, 1991.

Member: Philadelphia (Member: Civil Procedural Rules Committee, 1990. Ethics Committee, 1988—. Committee on Professional Responsibility, 1988-1993.

Workers Compensation Committee, 1992—. Publications, Committee, 1988—. Co-Chairman, Ad Hoc Workers' Compensation Notice Committee, 1992-1993), Pennsylvania (Member, Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, 1987—.

Workers' Compensation Committee, 1991—. Committee on Interprofessional Activities, 1993—. Bill of Rights Bicentennial Committee, 1990-1991) and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation, 1987—.

Torts and Insurance Practice, 1988—. Young Lawyers Division) Bar Associations. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.


Board governors Handgun Control, Inc., Washington, 1995-2000, trustee, 1995-1997, Philadelphia area spokesman, 1982-2000. Member, spokesperson Pennsylvania's Against Handgun Violence, 1993-2000, founding president, 1995-2000, president Philadelphia chapter, 1996-2000, vice president, 1994-1996. Volunteer alumni admissions program Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, since 1986, student-alumni partner program, since 1996.

Volunteer People for the American Way, Washington, since 1988. Founding member young members group Temple Beth Israel, 1990. Counsel, board directors Foundation Ichtyosis & Related Skin Types, since 2000.

Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Philatelic Society (board vice president 1993-1995, general chairman 1991, youth activities committee 1977-1979, 84-92, speakers bureau since 1979), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Collectors Club Philadelphia (editor 1992-1996, treasurer 1993-1996, correspondent secretary 1992, founding president 1990-1991), Philadelphia National Stamp Exhibition (formerly Associated Stamp Clubs Southeast Pennsylvania and Delaware, Inc., president 1989-1995, legal council 1985-1989, director 1986-1989, 95-96).


Son of; married Eileen H. Watts, June 22, 1986. Children: Bradley Eric, Douglas Steven.