Dale graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, served as an officer in the Marine Corps, and is a Vietnam Era veteran. He was appointed a Special Agent of the FBI serving as a Soviet Counter-Intelligence Officer in Washington, D.C. He has served as Director of Security for both Pizza Hut and Quiznos, and he created the investigations department for the Rocky Mountain Credit Card System.
Dale is a former Deputy District Attorney and personal injury attorney. He has conducted 181 criminal and civil jury trials. He has also taught Forensic Science and 4th Amendment law at local colleges.
Dale earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, a Master's Degree in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence College, and a Master's Degree in Forensic Science from The George Washington University. He is the only licensed attorney and licensed private investigator in the state of Colorado. He is also a Certified Protection Professional and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Dale is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Professional Private Investigator's Association of Colorado, American Society for Industrial Security, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.