Daniel Montgomery


Daniel Montgomery Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg


Daniel Montgomery is a Partner and Business Unit Leader at Kelley Kronenberg where he assists in handling matters related to first-party property insurance defense. Daniel handles all aspects of first-party property defense, including coverage disputes, pre-suit investigations, fraud investigations, and CRN responses. Additionally, our clients frequently engage Daniel to assist with the development of claims processes and procedures. Daniel’s practice is also focused on the highly-specialized areas of first-party property appeals and auto glass defense.  

Prior to joining Kelley Kronenberg, Daniel worked as an Associate Attorney with an Am Law 200 firm, focusing his practice on first-party auto coverage and litigation, general liability litigation, and appellate law. Daniel also practiced as an Assistant State Attorney for Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit, in Jacksonville, where he litigated a variety of criminal proceedings through trial and served as a liaison for UVISA Certifications.  

Daniel received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, with a Certificate of Crime Scene Investigation, from Colorado Technical University. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, graduating cum laude. 

Since Law School, Daniel continued his education by obtaining a Master of Science, summa cum laude, from Florida State University, with a Certificate in U.S. Intelligence.  Daniel acquired an additional LL.M. in Executive Litigation Management from Baylor Law School.  

During Daniel’s career he has served on several committees and groups continually working to develop awareness, knowledge, and best practices in a variety of areas including mental health, utilizing technology to drive efficiencies, special investigations, and litigation management best practices. 

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Baylor Law School, Master of Laws, LL.M. Executive Litigation Management, summa cum laude, 2022
  • Florida State University, M.S, summa cum laude, 2019
    • Certificate in U.S. Intelligence
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2016
  • Colorado Technical University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2012
    • Certificate of Crime Scene Investigation

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Accolades, Associations & News

  • The North Florida Chapter of International Association of Special Investigations Units, Member
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Courts, Member
  • Speaker: “General First-Party Case Law Updates and the new MSJ Standard,” February 2024
  • Speaker “Handling Late Reporting Hurricane Claims and Avoiding Bad Faith,” October 2022

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