Daniel Lipsitz - Cordell & Cordell Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer

Daniel Lipsitz

Lead Litigator

albuquerque divorce attorney daniel lipsitz Albuquerque divorce attorney Daniel Lipsitz started his legal career as a public defender in order to be in the courtroom and work with people to help them during times of need and stress.

“Family law is the perfect area to help out people during trying times while also being able to spend time litigating,” Mr. Lipsitz said. “I also like that family law is part ‘social work’ in that people need legal guidance but also an attorney that can help listen to them.”

At the beginning of each case, Mr. Lipsitz tells his clients they can expect honesty, integrity, and compassion from him.

“I explain to my clients that I will do everything in my ability to help them get what they want out of the process, but I will also honestly represent what I think the likelihood of that is,” he said. “I also explain to them that I am here to listen, if they need to unload or vent, or just talk about their situation.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Lipsitz is licensed to practice law in New Mexico, Idaho, Colorado, and Missouri.


Mr. Lipsitz received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Lipsitz spent almost eight years primarily practicing family law, criminal defense, and civil litigation.

He was also a Public Defender in St. Louis for three years.


Mr. Lipsitz is a member of the Colorado Bar Association.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Mr. Lipsitz appeared on KBOI-Boise to discuss Cordell & Cordell’s mission of leveling the playing field in family law.


"Dan is a great guy. I'm really happy with him. He keeps me well informed. ..."
"Dan Lipsitz and Cordell & Cordell [are] great. They are on top of it. I am self-employed and wear many hats each day. Dan is working on my case and taking care of things so I don't have to. I really appreciate it."
"Dan Lipsitz is fantastic. He is prompt to return my calls [and] keeps me up to date on my case. We discuss my options and I'm well-prepared for what to expect."
"Dan Lipitz and I are on the same page. I really like the guy. He is an awesome attorney, and I am confident in his ability."
"I really like the newsletter you send out with all the tips and stuff, and I like the checks and balances that are in place. I think its great that you focus on guys. There's not many resources for us out there; its mostly for women. Its good what you do for us."
"... I just trust that Dan is really looking out for me and taking care of everything. ... He is really on top of things and will do what he has to do to take care of me."
"​Dan was great!  He was factual, direct and to the point.  He told me what needed to be done and did it.  Everything went very smoothly.  It was a great experience considering the circumstances."
"​Dan did help me prevent me from making some dumb decisions, he also made some smart decisions for me that I was not really aware of what they were until after the fact, I feel he really looks out for me as a client."
"​Dan was great, everything went smoothly.  It was a pleasure working with him​!"

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