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Mr. David B. Purvis

Mr. David B. Purvis

The Manely Firm, PC
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Georgia
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Summary

All Family Law. All Around Georgia. All Around The World.

David Purvis advocates for families in Southeast Georgia including Chatham, Liberty, Bulloch, Effingham, and Bryan Counties, and beyond. His compassion and extensive knowledge and experience in handling complex family law matters, domestically and internationally, make him an asset to the Coastal Empire's legal community.

Located adjacent to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, David has extensive experience in handling military divorce, child support, and child custody cases. He possesses a keen understanding of the military community's unique procedures and policies and is devoted to assisting soldiers, veterans, and their families as they navigate complicated family law matters.

David has been invited to speak at several Continuing Education seminars on the topics of family law and access to justice. He serves as the Supervising Attorney for The Manely Firm's Justice Cafe, an a la carte law firm, and is an adjunct professor at Savannah law School where he teaches the Domestic Relations course. He is an active member of the community, serving as an Ambassador for the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Savannah Bar Association, and serving on the Pro Bono Committee for the Georgia Legal Services Program. He is annually recognized for his pro bono legal services to the Savannah community and believes access to justice should have no financial restrictions.

David is a double alumnus from Georgia State University and graduated with a B.A. in history in 2001 and from the College of Law in 2010. During law school he was the president of the Student Bar Association and received the Patrick Wiseman Moot Court Award. Prior to joining The Manely Firm, David had his own practice in Savannah and previouslt worked for Breakfield & Associates in Gainesville, Georgia where he had a general practice which included family law, criminal defense, and personal injury.

Education
University System of Georgia - Georgia State University
J.D. / Juris Doctor
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Honors: 2010 Patrick J. Wiseman Moot Court Award
Activities: President, Student Bar Association Member, Moot Court Board Member, James Oglethorpe Legal Society
University System of Georgia - Georgia State University
B.A. / History
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Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor
Savannah Law School
- Current
Partner
The Manely Firm, PC
- Current
Owner/Attorney
Purvis Attorneys
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Attorney
Breakfield & Associates, Attorneys
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Law Clerk and Attorney
Haskin Law Offices
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Trial Practice: The Hallway Settlement
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Venue: Savannah to Atlanta and Back
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Refocus and Engage
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Ownership of Monday
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Man vs. Machine, Battleground Courthouse
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A Different From of Child Abuse
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Failure to Launch
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Savannah Family Law: New Digs, Same Shovel
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Family Law - How Much Courage
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New Developments in Georgia Family Law 2016
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Family Law: Burning Bridges
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Opposing Counsel, The Sabers, They Battle!
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Dear Daughter (A Fictional Letter From The Mother of a Former Divorce Client)
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The All Powerful Word, "Like"
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Initiators and Resistors
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When the Hobby Takes Over
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Songs About Divorce Part II: Where the Streets Have No Name
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Songs About Divorce Part I: Highway 20 Ride
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Pass the Water, Please
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A Tale of Two Mediations
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Mele Kalikimaka and Other Holiday Traditions
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Family Law: Blessed Are the Grief Makers?
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"I do family law and 21 other practice areas"
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"I don't do family law"
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Family Law Anniversary
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Custody and the Boy Who Cried Wolf
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Calculating Military Pay in Family Law
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Changes to Georgia Family Law
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Divorce: Ex Parte Gone Wrong
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Fee Agreements and Family Law
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Picking Your Horse in Family Law
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Changed Financial Condition After Divorce
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Reputation in Family Law
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Family Law: Sex, Lies and Videotape
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Privacy and Family Law
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Divorce: Sometimes it's best to get out of the way!
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Defining Families in Family Law
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Family Law: A Resolution
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Family Law and Better Angels During the Holidays
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I am Thankful
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Child Support: Don't Mollify, Modify
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Legitimation: Don't Wait, Legitimate
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Speaking Engagements
Mid-Year Meeting, Expanding Access to Justice
State Bar of Georgia
Hot Topics CLE, Family Law Case Law Update
Savannah Bar Association
Hot Topics CLE, Sex Lies and Digital Files: Family Law Evidence in the Digital Age
Savannah Bar Association
Guest Lecture
Savannah Law School
Georgia Practice and Procedure
Certifications
Children in Between Online Seminar Training
Children in Between
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2010 Patrick J. Wiseman Award
Georgia State University College of Law Moot Court Board
Professional Associations
Savannah Bar Association
Member
- Current
Supreme Court of Georgia
Admitted to Practice
- Current
State of Georgia Court of Appeals
Admitted to Practice
- Current
Federal District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Admitted to Practice
- Current
Georgia Bar Association
Member
- Current
Northeast Georgia Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Member-at-large for Young Lawyer's Division, 2013
Northeast Georgia Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division
Member
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
DUI Bootcamp
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Activities: Participant in the 2011 GACDL DUI Bootcamp 2-day seminar in Atlanta, Georgia
Gary Christy Memorial Trial Skills Clinic
Participant
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30 minute consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
All Family Law Blog
Contact & Map
The Manely Firm, PC
427 E. York Street
Savannah, GA 31401
USA
Telephone: (912) 748-1192
Cell: (866) 687-8561
Fax: (912) 200-6773