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Daniel F. Farnsworth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Farnsworth & Murphy LLC
6400 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Suite 360
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-525-8500
Fax: 404-525-5511
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate
Attorney Profile

Daniel Farnsworth is an attorney at Farnsworth & Murphy LLC, which is located in Atlanta, Georgia. An experienced litigator, he focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense matters, and represents clients throughout the area who have been charged with state or federal misdemeanor and felony offenses, including driving under the influence and drug crimes. In his personal injury practice, he represents plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Farnsworth has received an "Excellent" peer-review rating through Avvo, the online legal directory and forum.

Mr. Farnsworth attended Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in business administration and political science in 1997. After graduation, he worked for the United States House of Representatives before going on to attend Georgia State University College of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Farnsworth was a prosecutor with the Office of the Solicitor General of the State Court of Fulton County, where he handled DUI and other misdemeanor cases. Admitted to practice in Georgia and Florida, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

In order to keep abreast of current developments in his practice areas as well as to forge connections with fellow attorneys, Mr. Farnsworth is an active participant in several professional organizations. A member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, he is also involved with Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense, and he is a barrister with The Bleckley American Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Appellate
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Appeals


7 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015

About Daniel F. Farnsworth

First Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • O'Neal v. State, 288 Ga. 219 (2010), What's the Decision-Case of the Year, 2011
  • President of the Moot Court Board, Georgia State University College of Law
  • Sigma Chi International Fraternity

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Young Lawyers Division's 6th Annual Leadership Academy (2011)
  • Bleckley Inn of Court, Barrister (2012-2014), Pupil (2004-2005)
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Student Bar Association, Representative
  • Student Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Fulton County Solicitor's Office, DUI/misdemeanor prosecutor
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, 2005
  • State Bar of Florida, Member, 2008

Educational Background

  • Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, Degrees in Business Administration and Political Science
  • St. Pius X Catholic High School
  • Christ the King grade school
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Office Location for Daniel F. Farnsworth

6400 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Suite 360
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-525-8500

Fax: 404-525-5511

Last Updated: 6/6/2022

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