Dan has worked at Robertson O’Gorman since 2005. He is one of the two Directors of the firm. Dan has obtained a Specialist Accreditation in Criminal Law, making him one of the top-performing solicitors in Queensland. He graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts majoring in psychology and criminology. He also completed advanced crime subjects at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
Dan has a long association with Caxton Community Legal Centre where he is currently the Secretary of that organisation. Dan regularly presents to other solicitors at Queensland Law Society conferences and seminars on criminal law. He also conducts guest lectures on criminal law at the University of Queensland. He has been published in various law journals and has contributed to legal texts on criminal law. In 2013, he started his own blog, http://danrogers.com.au/ where he regularly posts about current criminal law and social justice issues. In 2012, Dan completed a Masters of Law from Melbourne University (with Honours). Also in 2012, he worked at the International Criminal Court (The Hague, Netherlands) in the Office of Public Counsel for Defence.
Dan is a member of the ethics committee of the Queensland Law Society and the chair of the Society's Human Rights Working Group. He is also a member of the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council, advising the Attorney-General on sentencing matters.
Dan was named as a leading criminal lawyer in Queensland by Doyle's Leading Lawyers List in 2015 and 2016. As a solicitor advocate, Dan regularly argues his own cases in the higher courts instead of briefing counsel. He is ambitious and confident in his representation of clients at all court levels.
Dan is married with one son.