Dana received her B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Kansas and her J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. After law school she worked for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee before opening her own firm in 1994. Dana is the mother of three grown boys and has been married to Todd for over 33 years. She is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, Wichita Bar Association, Kansas Credit Attorneys Association (former President), Wichita Credit Attorneys Association (former President), the Bankruptcy Section of the Wichita Bar Association and Christian Legal Society (former President).