Daniel S. Guy, SJD

Title: Law Educator & Lawyer
Company: Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law
Location: Willoughby, Ohio, United States

Daniel S. Guy, SJD, Law Educator and Lawyer at Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal and higher education industries.

Dr. Guy is an esteemed and venerated legal professional who has been serving in the academic realm for more than five decades. A professor of law at Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law from 1965 to 1973 and since 1977, he is most proud of his work conducted as dean at the legal college from 1978 to 1984. Prior to these illustrious roles, he served the legal college as an associate professor of law and assistant professor of law between 1959 and 1965, having subsequently acted as a professor at the University of North Dakota Law School from 1973 to 1977. He commenced his career as an assistant attorney general for the State of Ohio from 1957 to 1958 and as a sole practitioner in Canton, OH, in 1956. Alongside his primary endeavors, he briefly held the role of staff director for the Crime Prevention Task Force with the North Dakota Criminal Justice Committee from 1974 to 1975.

To prepare for his career, Dr. Guy pursued formal education at Ohio Wesleyan University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1949. Thereafter, he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Ohio Northern University in 1952. He subsequently concluded his academic pursuits at the University of Michigan, where he obtained a Master of Laws and Doctor of Juridical Science in 1956 and 1970, respectively. He has been admitted to practice law in Ohio and before the United States Supreme Court.

Dr. Guy has always held a strong interest in helping to bring justice to the world, and he believed that entering the legal industry would be the best way to do so. In order to remain aware of recent developments within his field, he has maintained affiliation with the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Judicature Society. In addition, he was inducted into the Order of the Coif and Phi Beta Kappa, and he remains associated with Kiwanis International and the fraternal organization of the Freemasons. Throughout his career, he has contributed myriad articles to professional journals and was the author of “State Highway Condemnation Procedures,” published in 1970.

Notwithstanding all of his prominent accomplishments, Dr. Guy says that the highlight of his career has been getting married and starting a wonderful family. He is married to the late Eleanor Bryenton, and he is the proud father of two children, Stanley and Sharon, and two grandchildren. Enjoying reading in his spare time, he was highlighted in the fourth edition of Who’s Who in American Law.

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