Daniel Whittal, BA, LL.B., JD, TEP

Founder, Pathway Law

About Daniel Whittal

Daniel Whittal is the founder and principal lawyer at Pathway Law, an innovative firm with three locations across Chatham-Kent, serving clients across Southwestern Ontario. He practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration (probate), agricultural lawcorporate and business law, and real estate law.

Education and Training

Daniel has an honours BA from Western University, an LL.B from the University of Windsor, and a JD from the University of Detroit Mercy. He is passionate about providing his clients with exceptional legal services. Consequently, he continues to seek out opportunities to build his knowledge to serve his clients better. As a result, Daniel is currently an LL.M candidate at York University. He is also the only lawyer in the Chatham-Kent area who is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Community Engagement

Daniel has always called Chatham-Kent home. He knows how important it is to find ways to give back to his community. As a result, Daniel is an active member of the community and a supporter of the arts and many non-profit organizations in CK. He is a board member for the CK Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation and ROCK Missions. In addition to his legal studies, Dan is a lifelong martial arts student, having earned a 5th-degree black belt in karate. He now shares his love for karate with students across CK through his work as the founder of Zanshin Karate in Chatham.

Community engagement is also built into the fabric of Pathway Law. In 2021, the firm launched its charitable initiative, At Home CK.

He loves to travel in his free time but also enjoys a quiet evening at home with family, or any opportunity to see the Tigers play.

Typical Clients

At Pathway Law, the estate planning process is designed to reflect the needs of modern families. Daniel works with families who have a variety of estate planning needs, both simple and complex.

Additionally, Daniel’s extensive experience in business, corporate and real estate law allows him to serve as an advisor in estate and succession planning for entrepreneurs, business owners and agricultural clients.

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