Dan McCandless, Esq., is a seasoned divorce attorney and Of Counsel to Griffith, Young & Lass, APC. Dan operates the GYL office located in the exclusive Village of La Jolla, CA. Dan makes regular appearances in all Family Law courtrooms throughout San Diego County, giving the La Jolla office the useful familiarity with all of the local family law judges.
In 2018, Dan attended the illustrious National Family Law Trial Institute in Houston, TX. There, Dan honed his Trial Advocacy skills through this intensive, week-long course.
Dan serves as an active member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego Family Law Bar Association, and the La Jolla Bar Association. Dan also volunteers his time in the community of La Jolla and serves as President of the La Jolla Recreation Advisory Group, a non-profit organization.
Dan attended Creighton University in Omaha, NE, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration emphasizing in Finance. Upon graduating while on the Dean’s List, Dan took a position with the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers where he provided tax consulting to Fortune 500 companies. Thereafter, Dan furthered his education and earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego, School of Law. Dan worked for a prestigious family law firm for a period of three years prior to joining Griffith, Young & Lass, APC as Of Counsel.