Dan Erdel – Montgomery City Estate Planning Attorney

Dan Erdel |

Erdel, Owings, Tanzey & Newton PC.

(573) 564-3713


106 N. Sturgeon Street
Montgomery City, MO 63361

Dan Erdel | Erdel, Owings, Tanzey & Newton PC.


Firm Summary

Dan Erdel began his legal practice in Kansas City, Missouri, at the law firm of Morris, Mitchell, Larson, King, Stamper, and Bold, where he concentrated his practice in tax litigation, business, and transactional law.

Dan concentrates his practice in commercial and residential real estate, contracts, debtor and creditor rights, bankruptcy, business law, corporate and business formation and planning, wills, probate, and trusts and taxation.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Western District Of Missouri, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District Of Missouri, 1979
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1975


The University Of Missouri School Of Law – Kansas City, Missouri, 1974, J.D. Honors: “With Distinction”


  • Missouri Bar Association, Probate And Trust Law Committee
  • Martindale-Hubble AV Rating

Employment History

  • Erdel, Owings, Tanzey & Newton, P.C., Mexico, Missouri, 1976-Present | Shareholder/Director
  • Morris, Mitchell, Larson, King, Stamper And Bold, Kansas City, Missouri, 1974-1976, Associate
  • Internal Revenue Service, Regional Counsel’s Office, Dallas, Texas, Summer 1973, Summer Intern

Military Service

United States Army Reserve, 1971-1979, Captain-Infantry

Community Involvement

  • Income Tax
  • Estate Planning
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Tax-Deferred Exchanges
  • Contributing Article Writer, Farm Journal Magazine
  • Contributing Article Writer, Mexico Ledger Newspaper
  • Mexico Area Chamber Of Commerce Board Of Directors
  • President, Mexico Area Chamber Of Commerce
  • President, Progress Mexico
  • Vice-President, Mexico Area Chamber Of Commerce Economic Development
  • Vice-President, Mexico Area Chamber Of Commerce Retail Division
  • Audrain County Historical Society Board Of Directors
  • Presser Hall Restoration Society Board Of Directors
  • Co-Founder And President, Mexico Area Community Service Agency
  • Co-Founder And Treasurer, Mexico Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Recipient, Colonel C.R. Stribling, Jr. Community Service Award
  • St. Brendan’s Catholic Church Parish Council
  • Knights Of Columbus Council 3760
  • Mexico Rotary Club- Paul Harris Fellow
  • Mexico Kiwanis Club
  • Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troup 35
  • President And Treasurer, Missouri Veterans Home Assistance League
  • Arthur Center Board Of Directors
  • President, Mexico Country Club
  • Executive Director – Anna Margaret Griffin Foundation
  • Member Of Big Brothers, Big Sisters