Dan Barker

Dan serves as General Counsel for TouchPoint and is also a Board member. Dan is an integral part of TouchPoint’s business strategy, providing legal guidance and human resource management. Prior to TouchPoint, Dan was appointed by Governor Jane Dee Hull to the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, in July of 2001. As an appellate judge he has authored over 900 published written decisions.  They span the range of tax, tort, finance, real estate, constitutional issues, family and criminal matters.

In 2011, at the time of his retirement from the court, Dan was awarded the Arizona State Bar’s Award of Special Merit for “significant contributions to the furtherance of the public understanding of the legal system.” In 2012 and 2013, after retiring from the bench, Dan was a partner in international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP. 

Dan received an Honors B.A. in economics from Stanford University in 1977, and was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. He earned his J.D. from Brigham Young University in 1981.  Dan also earned an LL.M. (Judicial Process) from the University of Virginia in 2004.

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