Dan Ray

Attorney · University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law

Dan joined Nolo as a Legal Editor in 2022. He writes and edits articles dealing with personal injury cases and claims. He also writes and edits articles on constitutional law topics from time-to-time.

Education. Dan graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, with a bachelor of business administration degree, majoring in Finance. Later, he received his law degree, with distinction, from the University of Missouri - Kansas City Law School. While in law school, Dan was Editor-in-Chief of the UMKC Law Review, and he earned several awards for academic achievements.

Law and teaching experience. Dan spent about 12 years practicing law in Kansas and Missouri, mostly handling plaintiff-side personal injury cases including slip and fall claims, auto cases, medical malpractice and product liability suits, and civil rights matters. Dan has tried cases in state and federal courts and handled appeals in state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri. After leaving private practice, Dan spent more than 15 years teaching law. His area of teaching expertise is federal constitutional law. Most recently, Dan was with a legal data analytics firm, where he assisted in creating and maintaining the firm’s civil rights practice area.

Other interests. When he’s not busy writing and editing, Dan follows TCU Horned Frogs football. Having grown up in the Kansas City area, he’s also far too invested in Kansas City Chiefs football. Outside of football season, he enjoys watching old comedy movies and TV shows.


Articles By Dan Ray

What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Louisiana?
Wondering how long you have to file your Louisiana personal injury lawsuit? Or what happens if you miss the filing deadline? You're in the right place.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Pennsylvania?
Looking for information about Pennsylvania's personal injury statutes of limitations? You're in the right place. We'll also explain when you might get more time to sue, and what happens if you miss the deadline.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in South Carolina?
Wondering how long you have to file your South Carolina personal injury lawsuit, or when you might get more time to sue? You're in the right place.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Virginia?
Virginia's personal injury statutes of limitations are claim killers. Learn how long you have to sue, when you might get more time, and what happens if you miss the deadline.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in New Jersey?
We explain how much time you have to file your New Jersey personal injury lawsuit, when the deadline can be extended, and what happens if you file too late.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Georgia?
Georgia's claim-killing personal injury statutes of limitations limit your time to sue. Find out how long you've got, and what happens to your claim if you miss the deadline.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Texas?
Find out how long you have to file a Texas personal injury lawsuit, when the filing time can be extended, and what happens to your case if you miss the deadline.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in North Carolina?
How the North Carolina personal injury statutes of limitations work, and why the deadlines set by these state laws can make or break your case.
What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Michigan?
Find out how long you have to file a Michigan personal injury lawsuit, when the deadline can be extended, and what happens if you file too late.
What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Florida?
Florida's personal injury statutes of limitations sets strict time limits on your right to ask a court for compensation for your losses stemming from an accident.