Daniel L. Young has practiced criminal law in Fort Worth for almost two decades. After graduating from law school, he was a Briefing Attorney for Justice John Hill at the Second court of Appeals. He was subsequently an Assistant District Attorney in Tarrant County. For more than ten years, he has been in private practice as a criminal defense attorney. A graduate of Baylor University School of Law, he is certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
In addition to his law degree, he holds an undergraduate degree in Biology and an M.A. in English from The University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. in English from Texas Christian University.