Danny Ceisler, GW Graduate Public Speaking Finalist
Danny Ceisler is fighting to create an inclusive justice system in Bucks County that serves all residents. He advocates reforming criminal justice systems, treating addiction as a disease and prioritizing domestic abuse cases.
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Early Life and Education
Daniel Ceisler of George Washington University was one of 10 finalists competing for the Estelle and Melvin Gelman Graduate Public Speaking Award. Although his speech began difficultly, Ceisler quickly won over both audiences and judges with his passionate, heartfelt delivery and emotive delivery style.
This week, a Pennsylvania Democrat running for district attorney suspended their campaign due to their military service obligations and raised over $200,000. An Army Reserve Reservist who previously served with Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan has been activated by the Pentagon as they respond to potential domestic unrest following last week’s Capitol attack.
Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky of Philadelphia has welcomed him as an attorney since 1983, where he also serves on its Board of Directors and Executive Committee respectively. Additionally, he was appointed by Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Disciplinary Board as an appointed member.
Danny Ceisler, a Bristol Borough attorney and Army reserve soldier, announced this week he has suspended his District Attorney (DA) campaign in order to assist the Pentagon with responding to potential domestic unrest following last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Ceisler had raised over $200,000 and was set to compete against Democrat Antonetta Stancu in the spring primary election.
He currently specializes in strategic communications for clients across the Commonwealth, working on campaigns for political leaders as well as corporate and governmental clients.
Former Army Reserve second lieutenant, he served on a Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan. Additionally, he has represented victims of sexual assault as well as leading a national suit on behalf of Army veterans who received defective hearing protection that resulted in permanent hearing loss and tinnitus.
Achievement and Honors
At 18, Danny joined the United States Army through Georgetown University Army ROTC and completed four years of intensive training as an E-4. Later he served in Afghanistan with one of America’s premier units and intelligence specialists.
He has spent his free time working with various Philadelphia organizations to increase access to health care and racial equity. In particular, he partnered with local maternal-health groups as well as initiating Accelerate Health Equity initiative.
As a 2017 GW Emerging Leader, he has served on the boards of Anti-Defamation League, Support Center for Child Advocates and New Leash on Life USA. Additionally, he was included in Pennsylvania Law Weekly/Legal Intelligencer “Lawyers on the Fast Track” and Central Penn Business Journal “Forty Under 40.” During his time on Commonwealth Court he handled both civil and criminal cases.
Danny is an active resident and co-owner of Naked Brewing Company in Bristol Borough. Previously he served in both active duty and Army Reserve as an Lt Col, fighting alongside some of America’s finest military units and intelligence professionals.
Danny aims to establish a justice system that works for everyone in Bucks County. He will fight hard for reform of criminal justice systems, prioritization of domestic abuse cases and treating addiction as an illness rather than crime – as well as making communities safer overall.
He recently suspended his campaign for district attorney due to being called upon by the Pentagon’s Domestic Unrest Crisis Management Team following last week’s insurrection at the Capitol, but will return to it when his service concludes later in 2022. This docket was last retrieved on December 2, 2021.