Get to Know Dan Hanifin, Esq.

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Chester County’s newest blogger will hit the pages in September! For now, enjoy getting to know Dan Hanifin in a four-part video series. 



Mr. Hanifin joined the Chester County law firm of Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees in 2009 after practicing for four years with a large Philadelphia law firm. His practice specializes in all aspects of civil litigation including broker/dealer – customer disputes, real estate disputes, tax assessments and contract disputes. Mr. Hanifin has extensive experience successfully representing clients in arbitrations, mediations and in state and federal courts. Mr. Hanifin currently assists clients with all aspects of both state and federal court litigation.

Prior to attending law school Mr. Hanifin worked as an insurance/securities broker and has extensive experience in both the insurance and securities industries. During law school Mr. Hanifin worked for the Honorable Joseph P. Cronin, Jr., President Judge of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, the corporate secretary of Cigna Corporation, and as a teaching assistant to three professors in the Rutgers legal research and writing department.


  • Rutgers School of Law (Camden), JD (2004)
  • Dartmouth College (1991)
    • B.A., History


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2005)
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey (2004)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2005)
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey (2004)


  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • Trinity Cooperative Day Nursery, Swarthmore, PA
    • Board Member
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