Daniel is a fourth generation South Dakotan born and raised in Sioux Falls. He attended the University of Sioux Falls then the University of South Dakota School of Law. He is married to Dr. Jennifer (Miles) Haggar, a Hartford native, and has three children. 

Daniel has legal experience centered around criminal law in Minnehaha and Lincoln Counties. He is currently in his first term as the Minnehaha County State’s Attorney. Previously he served as an Assistant City Attorney in Sioux Falls, managing the Human Relations Division and serving as the city’s ADA Coordinator.  He served as a Deputy State’s Attorney in Lincoln County and as a Senior Deputy Public Defender in Minnehaha County.

The Haggars take pride in calling this community their home. They enjoy the family centered nature and commitment to being one of the greatest places to live and raise a family. Jennifer works as a Pediatrician. The Haggars are active in their church. Their children enjoy the parks system, schools, and activities that come with growing up in the Sioux Falls area.