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David S West

David S West

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, DUI & DWI ...
  • Georgia
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With more than 20 years experience as one of metro Atlanta's premier criminal defense lawyers, David S. West has been recognized throughout Georgia and the southeast for his success defending difficult and high-profile criminal cases. Awarded America's coveted Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America award in 2013 and featured on CNN, FoxNews, 48 Hours and numerous other media outlets, Mr. West is now widely recognized as a leading criminal defense lawyer in his field. Mr. West is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, as well as the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. He is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia as well as the federal courts and has appeared in cases from New York to San Francisco. His law firm, David West & Associates has achieved success in cases both big and small resulting in dismissals in capital cases as well as successful appeals to the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. His firm offers free consultations and payment plans and offers a fee structure that is surprisingly affordable for most budgets.

Georgia State University College of Law
J.D. (1994) | Criminal Law
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Berry College
B.A. (1991) | Political Science
Honors: Student Government Representative Dean's List all semesters
Activities: President and Founder - Berry College Republicans
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Professional Experience
Life Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Cobb County Bar Association - Criminal Law Section
- Current
Contributing Member
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Life Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
- Current
Articles & Publications
Lawyer Wants Police Treated Like Dogs
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Speaking Engagements
Marijuana Legalization and the Law , Atlanta, GA
Georgia C.A.R.E. Project
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Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
National Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Georgia C.A.R.E. Project
Board of Advisors
- Current
Activities: Board member of Georgia's largest marijuana lobbying and advocacy group in the State of Georgia. Advises the organization on legal issues and assist with lobbying and legislation efforts with the organization. Speaks on issues related to marijuana legalization.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Federal Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    David West & Associates offers payment plans for those who need them and provide discounts to clients who can pay their fees in full.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
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Contact & Map
123 Church Street
Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060
Telephone: (770) 422-2844