Daniel J. Aler Attorney


Dan Aler is talented and passionate attorney who represents clients in all types of personal injury matters.

Dan began his legal career at Trapp & Geller as a law clerk and became an associate immediately after he passed the Bar exam in 2018. Dan has successfully represented clients and who suffered serious injuries in car and trucking accidents, Uber accidents, premise liability matters, dog bites, slip and fall accident and worker’s compensation matters.

He has be involved in the recovery of millions of dollars for the firm’s clients including:

$135,000.00 – Injured motorist who suffered severe internal organ injuries requiring emergency surgery.

$130,000.00 – A young boy violently attacked by a dog suffering facial lacerations requiring surgery.

$117,000.00 – Minors who suffered a fractured pelvis and neck injuries in an automobile accident.

$50,000.00 – Secured applicable policy limits for a client who sustained severe back injuries in a high speed auto accident

$7,000,000.00 – Dan was a member of the trial team which represented a young boy who suffered life-altering scarring and developmental injuries after being struck by a tractor trailer.

In addition to his success as an attorney, Dan attended DePaul University Law School where he excelled academically, receiving the CALI Award in Advanced Legal Writing.

He was an active member of the Family Law Society and was involved in various community activities. Dan is member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.

In his free time, Dan enjoys spending time with his Chicago-based family, coaching youth sports and is an avid golfer and athlete.

Office Location

205 W Wacker Dr., Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
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Contact Information

Phone: 312-368-1444
Fax: 312-263-1108

The law offices of Trapp & Geller, located in downtown Chicago, serves clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and the State of Illinois.