David West & Associates

Firm Overview

Located in historic Marietta, GA in metropolitan Atlanta, the law offices of David West & Associates is led by criminal defense lawyer David S. West.

Mr. West, a career criminal defense lawyer, spent a decade working with prominent lawyer Bruce Harvey in Atlanta, Georgia on some of the most high-profile cases in this State. He has represented numerous high-profile clients from professional athletes to chart-topping musicians and local politicians. With his strong family ties to Cobb County, Georgia, it made sense that Mr. West would look to Marietta to establish the areas pre-eminent criminal defense law firm. His law firm has been recognized as one with highly trained criminal defense lawyers who share a dedication to helping clients and winning cases.

Mr. West has established David West & Associates as a leader in criminal defense with a high success rate in the courtroom, a dedication to communication with their clients and a commitment to community involvement.

Main Office

The Denmead Building at Marietta Station
123 Church Street, Suite 220
Marietta  GA  30060
  • 770-422-2844
Criminal Defense
Recognized by lawyers and the media as one of Georgia Leading Criminal Defense Law firms, David West & Associates provides expert criminal defense assistance to those across Georgia from high-profile cases to DUI and traffic cases. A Top Ten firm.
David West and Associates is headed by attorney David S. West, a nationally and regionally recognized criminal defense lawyer with 20 years of criminal defense experience. Mr. West has represented citizens of Georgia is some of the most highly-publicized cases in the past two decades, working on such cases as the Federal Gold Club racketeering case, the 20/20 Payroll tax fraud case and recently in the Atlanta Public Schools federal corruption case.

Mr. West is known as an expert in illegal search and seizure - carrying over this expertise to DUI and drug cases. Specifically, Mr. West is recognized as the only Life Member of NORML in the State of Georgia who champions the fight against marijuana prosecutions. He is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a Contributing Member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. West attends national seminars on various criminal defense topics and has practiced in courts from San Francisco, CA to New York, NY.

Mr. West has appeared countless times on television and in print media, including appearances on CNN, The Paula Zahn Show, 48 Hours, Fox5 News and numerous others. Mr. West was recently named a 2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award recipient. His skill and dedication are unmatched and serve as the foundation upon which David West & Associates was built. Composed of highly skilled lawyers and dedicated paralegals, David West and Associates is truly a top-level criminal defense firm that can professionally represent and defend citizens of Georgia all across this state very effectively.

David S. West

Since 1994, Mr. David S. West, has represented criminal defendants throughout the courts of Georgia and the United States. Previously working alongside prominent criminal defense lawyer Bruce S. Harvey for 9 years, Mr. West sought to establish a criminal defense firm that puts the client and their families first while still bringing the highest level of experience to bear in their cases. Applying rigorous energy, experience, and resourcefulness to every case we accept, our staff is completely dedicated to your success.

Areas of Expertise:

* Traffic and DUI cases
* Juvenile Court cases
* Drug Cases
* Felony Cases
* Appeals of convictions
* Federal cases

Our lawyers have experience with every type of criminal case and have won cases ranging from speeding tickets to murder cases. We have a high rate of gaining dismissals of charges for our clients in cases where they should never have been charged. We have strong relationships with the prosecutors and judges and are respected state-wide for our knowledge of the law and our dedication to our clients.

We are also very proud of having won the majority of cases we have tried, for having won appeals in our higher courts and also for having gained full Pardons for those who otherwise might have had criminal convictions the rest of their lives. We will not give up until we have achieved our goals!
  • Bar Number: Georgia Supreme Cour
    Georgia , 1995
  • Bar Number: Georgia Court of App
    Georgia , 1994
  • Bar Number: United States Distri
    Georgia , 1997
  • Bar Number: United States Distri
    Georgia , 2002
  • Georgia State University
    Juris Doctor , 1994
    Atlanta, GA
  • Berry College
    Bachelors Degree , 1991
    Rome, GA

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