Dan Stuenzi, JD
RETIRED ATTORNEY / MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT
About Dan Stuenzi, JD
Dan is a retired Illinois attorney who founded Stuenzi & Associates, a boutique estate and business planning firm in the Chicago area. Dan sold his practice and moved to Omaha to become the Chief Operating Officer for the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, where he served as a senior instructor and coach for member attorneys; and managed the day-to-day operations of the association for several years. Dan was also the founder and owner of Collaborative Press, a publishing house specializing in books on estate, financial, and business planning.
Dan joined Legacy Design Strategies in January 2016 as the Director of Strategic Development, and was promoted to CEO and Chief of Staff in January of 2018. Dan served as the principal business administrator of the firm, managing such areas as business development; strategic and tactical planning; systems and organizational development; and human resources and financial management.
On July 1, 2020, Dan retired again from the business of estate planning law, but continues as a Management Consultant to the firm. Dan is now pursuing his own legacy project, serving as CEO of Art of Honor, LLC, and partnering with memorial artist Timothy Lampros to build America’s Wall of Honor – a 55’ x 10’ Memorial Wall honoring American heroes, both military and first responders. The Wall will tour the United States for five years beginning in 2021 and then be donated to a Presidential Library or museum.
Dan and his wife Shelly have six children and ten grandchildren. They also serve as foster parents for special needs infants with Nebraska Children’s Home Society and Prime Home Developmental Disability Services.
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), 1989
Law Clerk, United States Attorney, District of Oregon
Northwest Regional Finalist, Trial Advocacy Competition
GRACE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Master of Divinity (M.Div), 1985
SUMMIT UNIVERSITY (CLARKS SUMMIT, PA)
B.A., Education, 1976