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Why you need DAN KUEHNERT as your attorney?

With a career of experience in every level of state and federal court in North Carolina, there are few matters that Dan has not handled and done so successfully. Whether it has been successfully handling complex civil litigations involving millions of dollars, difficult personal injury and wrongful death matters, serious felonies, domestic cases or just the day to day conflicts that his clients have brought to him, Dan has learned the skills to provide outstanding representation for you. Dan has a knack for getting his clients the best possible result often without the cost and uncertainty of a trial.


Dan has had twenty-seven years of experience as a practicing attorney in Western North Carolina:
  • handling complex civil matters including ten years representing Burke County as the County Attorney.
  • successfully representing Corporations, local governments, doctors, attorneys, judges and many others in complex or difficult life situations.
  • fighting and winning cases against the State of North Carolina, multi-million dollar corporations and local government agencies.
  • Successfully representing Burke County regarding the future of Lake James in complex lawsuit involving the State and Federal Government, Crescent Resources, the Sierra Club, Trout Unlimited and others while procuring a settlement leading to formation of the new Lake James State Park, reasonable development plans for the Lake James which has and will in the future benefit the citizens of Burke County for many future years.
  • Helping to spearhead the IBT fight involving the protection of Catawba County water resources from water transfer out of its catchment basin.
  • Successfully representing clients in complex commercial real estate transactions including the interests of the State of North Carolina and the Foothills Nature Conservancy in acquiring 16,000 acres of timber lands in four counties in Western North Carolina.
  • Successfully representing clients and families in complex personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases.
  • Successfully representing large commercial general contractors and grading contractors in Western North Carolina.
  • Concentrating his practice in complex civil litigation, personal injury matters, local government law, corporate and business matters and real estate, including commercial real estate.


  • BA in Philosophy and Political Science from the State University of New York at Oswego.
  • Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law.
  • Admitted to practice in North Carolina in 1983.
  • Member of NC State Bar, NC Bar Association, Burke County Bar Association, North Carolina Christian Legal Society.
  • Admitted to practice all North Carolina Courts, United States District Court (Western North Carolina) and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.