Dr Daniel Smolen, DO
Dr. Daniel Smolen is a Family Medicine specialist practicing in Garnet Valley, PA and completed his residency at Metropolitan Hosp. Currently affiliated with Riddle Memorial Hospital and Crozer-Chester Medical Center; as well as multiple insurance plans.
His firm recently secured a substantial $6 million settlement for Eric Harris’ estate following his untimely death at the hands of an untrained and inexperienced sheriff’s deputy. Beyond Belief interviewed him about this case and other achievements by his firm.
Early Life and Education
Daniel Smolen was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended the University of Tulsa where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science before enrolling at the University of Virginia School of Law for law studies; graduating with his law degree in 2022.
He is a member of the American Bar Association and admitted to practice law in Oklahoma. Currently he practices at Smolen, Smolen & Roytman of Tulsa.
Keller led an effort which resulted in a $14 Million verdict against a for-profit company for violating a prisoner’s civil rights. This settlement marks one of the largest standing verdicts ever awarded for civil rights death claims. Through his hard work and perseverance, he secured this settlement.
After graduating from undergraduate studies, Daniel Smolen attended the University of Tulsa School of Law. Today he serves as a partner at Smolen, Smolen & Roytman PLLC located in Tulsa Oklahoma; where his practice specializes in civil rights matters and employment discrimination claims.
Our firm achieved unparalleled success with the $6 Million Settlement reached for Eric Harris’ Estate against Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office following officer-involved shooting death, making this settlement the largest civil rights settlement involving excessive force in Oklahoma history.
Smolen has spoken widely on topics ranging from how to be an effective lawyer and the significance of networking for attorneys, to being part of an esteemed panel at Leaders in Energy event in Washington, DC which convened leaders involved in clean energy and sustainability.
Achievement and Honors
His peers have recognized his exceptional professionalism and service to the community, earning top rankings and endorsements on Avvo as well as testimonials and referrals from clients he has represented.
Michael is also a proud member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, having earned selection to its exclusive list of ‘Top Lawyers’ for 2022. To be named to such an exclusive list is an honor only few attorneys achieve each year.
He has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer since 2013. This elite group includes only the highest rated lawyers in each state. He has published multiple articles related to internal medicine, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis as well as teaching at University of Virginia School of Law.
Daniel Smolen hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Specializing in civil rights litigation cases and recognized among his peers as one of the premier lawyers in his state, Daniel was honored with recognition as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer in 2023.
Smolen and his team secured a $14 million verdict for Deborah Young in her wrongful death claim against a for-profit medical contractor, setting an unprecedented civil rights death claim precedent.
As of right now, there are no details available regarding Daniel Smolen’s personal life; however, public records indicate he is single. He currently resides at 7607 Leonard Street Northeast Ada Michigan 49301 for around seven years – registered to a private company at this address – where public records also reveal he does not have any children.
Smolen has successfully represented his clients in high-profile legal disputes, such as reaching a settlement for the estate of Eric Harris who died due to being shot dead by a Tulsa County sheriff’s deputy.
According to his LinkedIn page, Smolen is worth approximately $12 Million and has traded Independent Bank Inc stock 21 times since 2013. On November 29 of last year he made his largest trade of IBTX shares worth more than $1,707,500 by selling 25,000 units worth over that sum.
Smolen has been married to Carri Lyn Smolen for more than two decades and currently resides at 7607 Leonard Street Northeast in Ada Michigan 49301 with their two children and involvement with various charitable causes. Public records suggest they may also have two grandchild.