Daniel DeKoter, is an attorney with DeKoter, Thole & Dawson. He graduated from Maurice-Orange City High School in 1973 and the received William Randolph Hearst Foundation Senate Youth Program scholarship. He was a National Merit Finalist and two-time Iowa High School Athletic Association State Track Meet gold medalist. He went to Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa for one year and then attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan to pursue his Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and a minor in English. His class ranking was 11th in the class of 700 students.

While studying at Calvin College, Daniel DeKoter attorney was on his dormitory council and wrote for the student newspaper, the Calvin Chimes. Thereafter, he attended the University of Iowa Law School and graduated in the top 20 percent of law school class. He also wrote for the Iowa Law Review while studying at the college. After graduating, he passed Iowa Bar Examination in June 1980 and immediately joined Corcoran, Skiver and Zito, now called DeKoter, Thole & Dawson, P.L.C. Since then, he has been working with the law firm, helping clients with their legal needs.

Daniel DeKoter attorney has contributed substantial amount of money to promote reading over the past 5 years. Recipients of donations are the Sanborn Public Library, the Melvin Public Library, the Ocheyedan Public Library, the Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District and the Sibley Public Library. He is also a member of the Sibley Kiwanis Club, part of an organization that promotes children’s causes throughout the world.