Griffith, Daniel

Father Dan Griffith

Executive Fellow, Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

Father Griffith
(651) 962-4802

MSL 400
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

J.D., William Mitchell College of Law
M.A., Theology, University of St. Thomas
M. Div., University of St. Thomas
B.A., University of St. Thomas

Fr. Daniel Griffith was raised in Northeastern Wisconsin, the youngest of nine children and has happily resided in the Twin Cities for the past 20 years. Fr. Griffith was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in 2002. In January of 2012, Archbishop John C. Nienstedt appointed Fr. Griffith to the faculty of the University of St. Thomas School of Law where he currently serves as an adjunct professor. In conjunction with his law school service, Fr. Griffith serves as Pastor-Designate of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Minneapolis, where he will become pastor in July of 2012. As a lawyer, Fr. Griffith has represented clients pro bono in the areas of Immigration Law and Criminal Law. Fr. Griffith has taught as an adjunct professor at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity. Fr. Griffith’s scholarly interests lie in the area of Catholic Social Thought and Law as well as the intersection of Ethics and Law and Law and Religion. Fr. Griffith also serves the law school community by celebrating weekly Mass, as Chaplain to the Murphy Institute, as liaison to Campus Ministry, and in his availability to students for spiritual counseling. In addition to his service at the law achool, Fr. Griffith currently serves as Chaplain and Board Member of the Lawyer’s Guild of St. Thomas More.

Courses Taught

Number Title Credits
794 Topics 0
798 Topics 0
950 Supervised Resrch & Writing .5

Area of Academic Expertise:

Catholic Social Thought and Law