David G. Sarif

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Naggiar & Sarif, LLC
 | 3490 Piedmont Rd NE #1450, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-382-5521
Fax: 404-816-2005
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    As a partner at Naggiar & Sarif Family Law LLC, David G. Sarif focuses his practice on divorce and other family law-related matters. Serving people and families throughout the Atlanta, Georgia, Metro area, Mr. Sarif offers the compassionate assistance and personalized representation his clients need and deserve.

    Before earning a Juris Doctor from the Georgia State University College of Law, Mr. Sarif attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration.

    An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Sarif seeks to help his clients efficiently achieve favorable solutions to their legal issues through amicable means whenever possible. He prepares every case as though it will go to court and is ready to aggressively advocate on behalf of those he represents in situations when the other side is uncooperative. Mr. Sarif has an Avvo “Superb” rating and he has been named one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. He is also a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an invitation offered to only 1 percent of attorneys.

    Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Sarif, and he has served in varying capacities for several professional organizations. Mr. Sarif is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He previously served as an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School, and he has consulted with, appeared on and written articles for various news and television outlets. Mr. Sarif is a trained guardian ad litem, and he is admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia, as well as before the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Georgia Supreme Court.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2018

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    About David Sarif

    Admitted: 2004, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://nsfamilylawfirm.com/attorney/david-sarif/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite: 2013, 2014, 2015 2016, 2017
    • Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Super Lawyers and Atlanta Magazine): 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys: Top 10 Attorneys in Georgia under 40 Award

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
    • Chairman, American Bar Association Custody Committee, 2017-2018
    • Court of Appeals of Georgia
    • Member, The American Bar Association’s Advisory Panel
    • Atlanta Bar Association
    • State Bar of Georgia
    • Atlanta Bar Association CLE Board of Trustees, 2010-2013
    • American Bar Association
    • Chair, ABA Trial Practice & Techniques Committee, 2010-2015
    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Jewish National Fund
    • Appointed Member, ABA Sponsorship & Fundraising Committee

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Family Lawyer Magazine: “Working with High-Profile Clients”
    • Speaker, 2016 Georgia Family Law Institute, State Bar of Georgia
    • Speaker, ABA 2016 Spring CLE Conference: Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements
    • Author, Divorce Magazine: “Avoiding Tax Traps in High-Asset Cases”
    • Author, Family Lawyer Magazine: “Avoiding Appellate Landmines in the Post-Judgment World”
    • Author, Family Lawyer Magazine: “Divorce Technology Tips and Tricks”
    • Adjunct Professor at John Marshall Law School – Domestic Relations
    • Guest lecturer at Emory’s Goizueta Business School
    • Speaker, Atlanta Bar Association program: Ashley Madison Litigation
    • Speaker, Atlanta Bar Association program: Specialize to Succeed Family Law Panel on Divorce, Child Custody, Support, and Alimony
    • Producer, ABA Fall 2014 Family Law Conference, Effective Legal Brief Writing
    • Producer, ABA Spring 2014 Conference in Bermuda: Old and New Solutions in High Conflict Custody Cases
    • Speaker, Technology in Divorce: Tips and Tricks Every Family Law Lawyer Should Know, National CLE Conference, Vail, Colorado, 2014
    • Speaker, ABA Spring 2013 Conference: The Modern Family: Who Let the Dogs In?
    • Producer, ABA Spring 2013 Conference: Cross Examining the Mental Health Expert
    • Speaker, LiveCLE Seminar – Family Law in the21st Century: Practicing with Humanity
    • Speaker, Atlanta Bar Association’s Valentine’s Day CLE: Ethics Issues in Family Law
    • Author, Family Lawyer Magazine: “Dino and Kirby: An Unexpected Custody Battle”
    • Producer, ABA Fall 2012 Conference: “Keeping the Court Awake: How to Effectively Present Tax Evidence at Trial
    • Program Chair, Atlanta Bar Assoc. Joint Legal / Forensic Accounting Divorce Seminar
    • Program Chair, Atlanta Bar Assoc. Middle Income Divorce Seminar
    • Moderator, Atlanta Bar Program: Tax and Forensic Accounting Issues in Divorce Cases
    • Co-Chair, Atlanta Bar Association CLE by the Hour Program
    • Moderator, ABA Fall 2010 Conference: A Lawyer’s Guide to Confronting Mental Health Experts
    • Speaker, Legal Technology – “60 Tips in 60 minutes”
    • Author, Divorce Magazine: Dangers of Free Wifi
    • Moderator, American Bar Association program: “Preparing for Trial: You’ve Tried to Settle, Now Prepare to Win”

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite Attorney

    Educational Background:

    • Undergraduate, University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A.

    Industry Groups

    • American Bar Association
    • Atlanta Bar Association
    • State Bar Of Georgia
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    Office Location for David G. Sarif

    3490 Piedmont Rd NE #1450
    Atlanta, GA 30305

    Phone: 404-382-5521

    Fax: 404-816-2005

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    Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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