Daniel (Dan) N. McLean
Firm:
Crowley Fleck PLLP
Phone:(406) 449-4165
Address: 900 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 200
Helena, MT 59601

Membership: Professional Affiliations•State Bar of Montana
University: Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1975, University of Montana, J.D., high honors, 1980
Admitted: 1980, Montana; 1985, U.S. Tax Court; 1980, U.S. District Court District of Montana
Biography: Daniel N. (Dan) McLean is a Partner in the Commercial Department in firm's Helena office. He joined the firm in 1981 after serving as a law clerk to the late Senior U.S. District Judge William J. Jameson. His practice focuses on sophisticated estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, business organizations, and mediation.Dan received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Montana School of law. While in law school, he also worked for the Missoula County (Montana) Attorney under the Montana student practice rule, and was managing editor of the Montana Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American Literature from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Awards and Honors•Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates (2006-present)•Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007, 2011-2012)•fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), (Montana State Chair 2005-2010)•AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell•Managing Editor, Montana Law Review (1978-1980) Community and Professional Involvement•Yellowstone Valley (Montana) Estate Planning Council, past president•State Bar of Montana Tax and Probate Section, past chair•Legislation Committee, State Bar Business, Estate, Trust, Tax and Real Property Section•First Judicial District (Montana) Bar Association, past president•American Bar Association General Practice Section Elder Law Committee, former vice-chair•National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), former member•State Bar of Montana, past trustee•State Bar Elderly Assistance Committee•Montana Legal Services Association, Director 2004 - Present, (Secretary-Treasurer 2006 - 2008, Vice-President 2009-2011, President 2011-present)•Lewis & Clark County Community Foundation, former Trustee•Helena Rotary Foundation, Trustee•Helena Estate Planning Council•Governor's Task Force on Philanthropy•Montana Community Foundation, Legal Counsel•St. Peter's Hospital Foundation, past Board Member and Chair•Lewis & Clark County Library Public Foundation, former board member•Montana Supreme Court Commission on Practice, 2010-present•Montana Uniform Trust Code Drafting Committee•American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Professional Responsibility Committee, Digital Property Task Force