Daniel F. Farnsworth

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Farnsworth & Murphy LLC
Daniel F. Farnsworth
Farnsworth & Murphy LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, White Collar Crimes; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2005

Education: Georgia State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015

Farnsworth & Murphy LLC

6400 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Suite 360
Atlanta, GA 30339 Visit website


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

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate

Focus areas

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

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

First Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.farnsworthlawatl.com/About/Daniel-F-Farnsworth.s...

  • 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

Office location for Daniel F. Farnsworth

6400 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Suite 360
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-525-8500


9 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2015

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