Dan Bacal received his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in 1974. He received his law degree from Ohio State University in 1977.
Mr. Bacal has been admitted to practice in Ohio (inactive) since 1977 and California since 1980.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Bacal began working for a law firm in Columbus, Ohio with an office in New York City. In addition to handling criminal and personal injury cases, he also handled labor cases and represented professional associations.
In 1980, Mr. Bacal moved to San Diego and he became an associate with Jacoby & Meyers for approximately two years. Before leaving that firm, he headed up their personal injury department in San Diego.
Since 1982, Mr. Bacal has been a sole practitioner with offices in El Cajon and San Diego. His practice has concentrated on personal injury and criminal defense litigation.
Mr. Bacal also sits as a judge pro tem in the El Cajon Municipal Court.