David N. Lefkowitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Lefkowitz Firm LLC
 | 881 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 706-850-8383
Fax: 706-850-8388
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David N. Lefkowitz founded The Lefkowitz Firm LLC, which has two office locations in Atlanta and Athens, Georgia. Through his firm, Mr. Lefkowitz proudly serves individuals and businesses in those cities and the surrounding areas with high-quality legal services related to the following practice areas:
• Legal malpractice (also referred to as legal negligence)
• Breach of fiduciary duty
• Misconduct by a trustee
• Misconduct by an executor of an estate
• Misconduct by a business partner/shareholder/owner/director
• Contract claims
• Security claims
• Catastrophic injury claims
• Risk management
• Fee disputes
After receiving his bachelor's degree from Columbia University and his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law, Mr. Lefkowitz began practicing with a law firm that primarily dealt with defending insurance claims. After that, he joined a boutique law firm focusing on legal and medical malpractice claims, personal injury cases and other complex legal claims on behalf of plaintiffs. He then founded his own private practice in 1999.
Along with his successful practice, Mr. Lefkowitz also serves as Adjunct Professor at The University of Georgia School of Law. In this role, Mr. Lefkowitz leverages the knowledge and experience he has gained over the past 25 years to educate future lawyers in legal malpractice law. Additionally, Mr. Lefkowitz lectures on topics ranging from attorney-client relationships to ethics to preventing malpractice claims, and he has authored many articles and papers on these topics as well as other legal subjects.
Mr. Lefkowitz's dedication to his practice and to the law has earned him the utmost respect from his peers, and he currently is rated Superb by AVVO and holds an AV Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Professional Liability (90%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Focus Areas

Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020

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About David Lefkowitz

Admitted: 1988, Georgia

Honors/Awards:

  • Rated Superb, AVVO
  • Highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
  • Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia Disciplinary Rules and Procedures Committee 
  • Vice Chairman-State Bar of Georgia Formal Advisory Opinion Board

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Chateau Elan Resort, Braselton, Georgia Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Legal Conference, Speaker, What Passes the Laugh Test? A look at exculpatory language in schedules and affidavits and other thorny ethical issues (Presented with Hon. C. Ray Mullins, Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia), 2009
  • Meteorologists are Often Wrong. But They Are Not Alone. Southern Distinction Magazine, January 2013
  • Seminar Chairman and Moderator, Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers, Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Seminar Chairman and Moderator, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • How to Avoid Being Sued Plaintiff's Personal Injury Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • Auto Torts Workshop Hilton Head, South Carolina Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Examining the Ethics of Legal Assisting; Half Moon, LLC; March 2006
  • The Attorney or the Client: Who Benefits Most from the Engagement Agreement? Atlanta, Georgia (and via Live Video Conference in Savannah and Tifton, Georgia) Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • Marriage Is What Brings Us Together Today Unless You Are Gay Southern Distinction Magazine, November 2012
  • Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Seminar Chairman and Moderator
  • Inside the Courtroom: The Trial of a Personal Injury Case Atlanta, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005
  • Trial Lawyers: Preventing Claims for Legal Malpractice; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, March 2006
  • Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation Seminar Chairman and Moderator , Georgia Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, Judges And Lawyers Atlanta, Two Panels Of Justices, 2009
  • What To Do if You Are in a Car Crash Protect Your Rights Southern Distinction Magazine, October 2012
  • Counterintuitive Ethical Rules Winning Settlement Strategies Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • Update on Georgia Law Park City, Utah Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005
  • Update On Georgia Law: Preventing Claims for Legal Malpractice; February 2005, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation Seminar Chairman and Moderator , Georgia Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, Judges And Lawyers Atlanta, Two Panels Of Justices, 2009
  • Maintain Control of your Health Care When you are Ill Why Everyone Should Have an Advance Directive for Health Care Southern Distinction Magazine, September 2012
  • Risk Prevention in a Competitive Legal Market State Bar of Georgia, Mid-Year Meeting Seminar Chairman and Panel Moderator Atlanta, Georgia State Bar of Georgia and Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • Dynamic Opening Statements and Hearsay Hazards Athens, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2004
  • Practical Tips for Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice; The Verdict (The Verdict is the quarterly magazine published by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association), Fall/Winter 2004
  • Perils of the Attorney-Client Engagement Agreement Avoiding Legal Malpractice and Bar Complaints Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • Everyone Has the Right to Earn a Living. Except Our Best Young Athletes. Southern Distinction Magazine, August 2012
  • Title Law in Georgia Ethical Considerations Atlanta, Georgia National Business Institute, 2012
  • Update on Georgia Law Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Bar Association, 2004
  • Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice: Setting Realistic Expectations; The Chronicle (The Chronicle is the quarterly brochure of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia mailed to every member of the State Bar of Georgia), Fall 2004
  • Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice: Practical Family Law; 22nd Annual Family Law Institute, May, 2004
  • Professionalism in Oral and Written Advocacy, Including Unrepresented Parties Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Skills Training Atlanta, Georgia American Bankruptcy Institute, 2009
  • Eyewitness Accounts Of A Crime How Accurate Are They? Southern Distinction Magazine, July 2012
  • Covenants Not to Compete Ethics and Malpractice Atlanta, Georgia Lorman Education Services, 2012
  • Family Law Institute Destin, Florida Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2004
  • Elder Law: Legal Malpractice and Ethics; Atlanta Bar Association, January 2004
  • How Will You Handle These Ethical Challenges? Proving Damages Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • A New Stadium? I’m Drawing a Blank My Two Cents on $300 Million Southern Distinction Magazine, June 2012
  • Why Do Lawyers Get Sued? A Guide to Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints Atlanta, Georgia (and via Live Satellite Simulcast throughout the State of Georgia) Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Inside the Courtroom: The Trial of a Personal Injury Case Atlanta, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2004
  • Family Law Annual Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Bar Association, 2004
  • Opening Statements and Hearsay Hazards, Preventing the Malpractice Lawsuit; ICLE of Georgia, December 2003
  • Will I Be Disbarred for Doing That? The Trial of a Personal Injury Case Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • You Said, “I Do.” But Now You Don’t Southern Distinction Magazine, May 2012
  • Avoiding Bar Complaints Trial of a Personal Injury Case Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Update on Georgia Law Breckenridge,Colorado Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2004
  • Family Law: Tips for Avoiding a Claim for Legal Malpractice; Atlanta Bar Association, March 2003
  • Are There Any Grey Areas In Legal Ethics? Malpractice Avoidance Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • Purchasing Automobile Insurance Make Smart Decisions Southern Distinction Magazine, April 2012
  • Avoiding Bar Complaints and Claims for Legal Malpractice Athens, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Elder Law Forum Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Bar Association, 2004
  • Speaker, Step One: Know the Rules Step Two: Follow Them, 33rd Annual Georgia Family Law Institute Amelia Island, Florida, 2015
  • Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation Seminar Chairman and Moderator , Georgia Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, Two Panels Of Judges And Lawyers Atlanta, 2008
  • Employment Law in Georgia What We All Should Know Southern Distinction Magazine, February 2012
  • How to avoid being sued in 2012 Plaintiff's Personal Injury Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Speaker, Practical Advice for Attorneys Who Want to Avoid Bar Complaints and Malpractice Suits, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Speaker, Don't Get Sued For Malpractice on Your Malpractice Claims, Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Convention, 2015
  • Why Do Lawyers Get Sued For Malpractice? A Guide To Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire It’s All Fun and Games Until You Lie in Court Southern Distinction Magazine, January 2012
  • Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Seminar Chairman and Moderator, 2012
  • Speaker, Why Would a Client Think His Lawyer Sold Him Out?, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2015
  • Speaker, Developing and Maintaining Successful Client Relations, Georgia State University College Of Law Solo Practice Workshop, 2015
  • Punitive Damages in Georgia Dealing with Ethical Challenges in Litigation Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Searching For The Right Lawyer The Internet Should Not Be Your Only Guide Southern Distinction Magazine, December 2011
  • Georgia State University College of Law Solo Practice Workshop Developing and Maintaining Successful Client Relationships Atlanta, Georgia, 2012
  • Ethics Proving Damages Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Speaker, Malpractice Avoidance: Lawyering is a Risky Business, Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Speaker, Avoiding Malpractice in Family Law, 33rd Annual Georgia Family Law Institute, 2016
  • The Top 10 Reasons Lawyers Get Sued in Auto Tort Claims 2008 Auto Torts Workshop Destin, Florida Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Legal Malpractice You Can Help Avoid It Southern Distinction Magazine, November 2011
  • Winning Legal Malpractice Claims Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Speaker, Small Firm Bootcamp; How Often Do You Violate the Ethical Rules?, Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Seminar Chairman and Moderator; Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Georgia Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 2015
  • What Every Plaintiff's Lawyer Should Know About Avoiding Claims For Legal Malpractice Atlanta, Georgia 2008 Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, 2008
  • Georgia Values Personal Freedoms Wanna Bet? Southern Distinction Magazine, October 2011
  • Atlanta, Georgia (and via Live Satellite Simulcast throughout the State of Georgia) Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Why Do Lawyers Get Sued? A Guide to Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints, 2011
  • Speaker, Common Ethical Predicaments, Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • So You Think You Know The Rules.... Georgia Personal Injury Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2015
  • Legal Malpractice and Ethics Atlanta, Georgia Dynamic Trial Proof and Tactics Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Warning, Reading This Magazine Can Give You Paper Cuts Keeping Us Safe Southern Distinction Magazine, September 2011
  • Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice Ethics and Professionalism Annual Medical Malpractice Symposium Amelia Island, Florida, 2011
  • Speaker, Ethics and Malpractice in Personal Injury Cases, Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Is that a Violation of the Rules? Solo and Small Practice Workshop Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2015
  • Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice Atlanta, Georgia Inside the Courtroom: The Trial of a Personal Injury Case Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Who Can Stand Up To The Government? The American Jury Southern Distinction Magazine, August 2011
  • Will I Get Disbarred For This? Annual Family Law Institute Augusta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • Seminar Chairman and Moderator; Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Avoiding Bar Complaints and Malpractice Suits Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2014
  • Malpractice Avoidance Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • The McDonald’s Coffee Case Are You Thirsty For The Real Story? Southern Distinction Magazine, June 2011
  • RULES, REGULATIONS AND TAXES How The Government Influences Our Behavior Southern Distinction Magazine, May 2011
  • Legal Malpractice and Ethics Law Firm Management Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Practitioners deliver diverse curriculum, University of Georgia Law, 2016
  • You Only Think You Know the Ethical Rules Annual Medical Malpractice Symposium Amelia Island, Florida, 2014
  • Practical Tips: Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Bar Association, 2007
  • Clarification Is Needed On Malpractice Law; Recent decision helps but creates conundrum on whether to have a written fee contract Fulton County Daily Report, January 18, 2011
  • Georgia State University College of Law Solo Practice Workshop Developing and Maintaining Client Relationships Atlanta, Georgia, 2011
  • 33rd Annual Georgia Family Law Institute, Amelia Island, Florida, Speaker, Avoiding Malpractice in Family Law, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2016
  • Dealing with Ethical Challenges in Litigation Institute of Continuing Legal Education Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
  • Why Do Lawyers Get Sued For Malpractice? A Guide To Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • SO YOU THINK YOU HAVE A CASE? PROVE IT! The Challenge Of Proving Causation In A Civil Claim Southern Distinction magazine, January 2011
  • Ethics and Malpractice Plaintiff''s Personal Injury Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, Avoiding Bar Complaints and Claims for Legal Malpractice , 2016
  • Georgia State University College of Law Solo Practice Workshop Developing and Maintaining Client Relationships Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation Seminar Chairman and Moderator Two panels of judges and lawyers Atlanta, Georgia, 2007
  • Avoiding Bar Complaints and Malpractice in Family Law 25th Annual Family Law Institute Amelia Island, Florida Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • THE CLIENT-LAWYER RELATIONSHIP: Hiring a Lawyer and Navigating The Legal World Southern Distinction magazine, December 2010
  • Ethics Proving Damages Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • SALES AND SERVICE A Good Lawyer Must Excel at Both Skills Southern Distinction Magazine, April 2011
  • Annual Medical Malpractice Symposium; Amelia Island, Florida, Speaker, Ethics and Malpractice, 2016
  • Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers Atlanta, Georgia,Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, Seminar Chairman and Moderator
  • Legal Malpractice and Ethics in the Practice of Bankruptcy Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Bar Association, 2007
  • Protect Yourself, Provide Better Service; Preventing Claims Involves More Than Shielding Yourself Behind a Business Structure Fulton County Daily Report, November 11, 2010
  • Avoiding Legal Malpractice: Communication at the Attorney-Client Level; Maintaining Ethical Behavior, and Dangerous Traps to Avoid Advanced Debt Collection Seminar Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • TELL ME WHAT I WANT TO HEAR But I Also Want To Hear The Truth Southern Distinction Magazine, March 2011
  • Keep It Short And Simple, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, Georgia, Speaker, A Few Ethics Conundrums, 2016
  • Ethics and Malpractice Institute of Continuing Legal Education Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
  • Legal Ethics and Malpractice Inside The Courtroom Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Boost For Personal Injury Plaintiffs May Create More Risks For Plaintiff’s Laywers A discussion of Beneke v. Parker, Georgia Supreme Court case number S08G2078 Fulton County Daily Report, October 28, 2009
  • Why Do Lawyers Get Sued? A Guide to Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints Atlanta, Georgia (and via Live Satellite Simulcast throughout the State of Georgia) Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • WHEN THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A …WILL Don’t Procrastinate, This Legal Deadline Cannot Be Extended Southern Distinction Magazine, February 2011
  • Solo and Small Firm Bootcamp, Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, How Often Do You Violate the Ethical Rules?, 2017
  • Personal Injury Claims Institute of Continuing Legal Education Atlanta, Georgia, Plaintiff's Personal Injury Seminar Complying with the Ethical Rules while Handling, 2014
  • Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Why Do Lawyers Get Sued For Malpractice? A Guide to Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints; ICLE of Georgia, October 2008
  • Preventing Legal Malpractice: Avoid the Errors That Bring Claims National Constitution Center Nationwide Webinar, 2010
  • Will You Marry Me? …And Sign a Prenup? Southern Distinction Magazine, March 2012
  • Ethics and Malpractice in Personal Injury Cases, Georgia Personal Injury Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, How Best Not To Be Called “Defendant”, 2017
  • Speaker, Covenants Not To Compete-- A Look at selected ABA Model Rules compared to the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct, Lorman Education Services, 2013
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Seminar Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice and Ethical Violations Broadcast statewide from the studios of Georgia Public Television Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • The Top Ten Reasons Lawyers Get Sued in Auto Tort Claims; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, August 2008
  • Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Judges and Lawyers Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation Seminar Chairman and Moderator, 2010
  • Winning At All Costs Is Cheating In Sports A Reflection Of Society? Southern Distinction Magazine, July 2011
  • Beginning Lawyers Program, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, Speaker, How To Avoid Bar Complaints and Malpractice, 2017
  • Does Your Age Affect Your Knowledge Of The Georgia Ethical Rules? Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • Avoiding Claims For Legal Malpractice Annual Medical Malpractice Symposium Amelia Island, Florida, 2013
  • Georgia State University College of Law Atlanta, Georgia, 2006
  • Legal Malpractice: Why are Personal Injury Lawyers The Most Common Target? Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, July 2008
  • Avoiding Malpractice in a Plaintiff's Personal Injury Practice Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • Ethics For The Plaintiff's Attorney; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, December 2006
  • Four panels of Georgia Supreme Court Justices, Appellate Judges and Lawyers, Atlanta, Georgia,  Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Seminar Chairman and Moderator, Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation, 2017
  • John Marshall Law School 2013 Professionalism Series (for law students) Topic: Attorney Malpractice - What You Need to Know Before You Practice (or Tales of Greed, Fear and Loathing), 2013
  • Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation Seminar Chairman and Moderator Two panels of judges and lawyers Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • Trial Lawyers: Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, March 2008
  • Georgia State University College of Law Solo Practice Workshop Developing Client Relationships Atlanta, Georgia, 2010
  • Chairman and moderator, annual seminar entitled “Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation”
  • Practical Applications for Mass Torts, MTMP, Las Vegas, Nevada, Speaker, Co-Counsel, Referral Fee Agreements and Attorneys’ Fees in Mass Torts, 2017
  • Mass Torts Made Perfect, Las Vegas, Nevada, Speaker, Avoiding Issues with Bar Complaints and Malpractice Claims-Practical Applications for Mass Torts, 2017
  • Avoiding Bar Complaints Inside the Courtroom: The Trial of a Personal Injury Case Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2013
  • K.I.S.S. Keep it Short and Simple…and Other Trial Tips Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • Malpractice Avoidance; ICLE of Georgia; February 2008
  • A Look at Some Counter-Intuitive Ethical Rules Inside the Courtroom Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Georgia Law School, Malpractice Law
  • Annual Medical Malpractice Symposium, Amelia Island, Florida, Speaker, Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice and Bar Complaints-Some Practical Tips, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • John Marshall Law School Professional Responsibility Class Session Guest Lecturer Topic: Legal Malpractice Law, 2013
  • 2006 Auto Torts Seminar St. Simons, Georgia Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Practical Tips: Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice; Atlanta Bar Association, December 2007
  • Professionalism and the Duty of Loyalty to a Client; Two Critical Concepts Which Are Not Always AlignedProving Damages in Litigation Atlanta, Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • Malpractice Claims How To Recognize a Legal Malpractice Claim Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, 2014
  • Keep It Short And Simple-Trial Practice Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education,         Atlanta, Georgia, Speaker, Why Do Lawyers Get Sued for Malpractice? A Guide to Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints , Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • Legal Malpractice and Ethics GTLA Annual Auto-Torts Seminar Destin, Florida, 2013
  • Examining the Ethics of Legal Assisting Atlanta, Georgia HalfMoon Seminars, Inc., 2006
  • Why Do Lawyers Get Sued For Malpractice? A Guide to Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Complaints; ICLE of Georgia, October 2007
  • A Nuts-and-Bolts Look at the Risks Facing Trial Lawyers Norcross, Georgia Gwinnett Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • I Heard What You Said. You Didn’t Say Anything. Southern Distinction Magazine, July 2013
  • Thank Goodness For Sports and Big Cars They Make Tax Day a Little Easier Southern Distinction Magazine, May 2013
  • Small Firm Practice Primer, Atlanta, Georgia, Speaker, Solo and Small Firm Bootcamp--How Often Do You Violate the Ethical Rules?, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • Legal Malpractice and Ethics GTLA Annual Auto-Torts Seminar Destin, Florida, 2013
  • Avoiding Claims for Legal Malpractice Atlanta, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • Bankruptcy Attorneys: Avoiding a Claim for Legal Malpractice and Ethical Violations; Atlanta Bar Association, May 2007
  • Risk Prevention in a Competitive Legal Market State Bar of Georgia Mid-Year Meeting Seminar Chairman and Panel Moderator Atlanta, Georgia State Bar of Georgia and Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • The Value of a Law School Education Is it Worth it in Today’s Economy? Southern Distinction Magazine, March 2013
  • Georgia Personal Injury Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, Speaker, The Professor Is In: Ethics and Malpractice 101, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • Ethics and Professionalism-Pitfalls to Avoid Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Convention Atlanta, Georgia, 2013
  • Update on Georgia Law Park City, Utah Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • Family law: Avoiding Bar Complaints and Claims for Legal Malpractice; 25th Annual Family Law Institute, May 2007
  • Clarence Darrow: Crimes, Causes and the Courtroom. A review of four of Clarence Darrow’s most famous trials and an analysis of the conflicts between personal values and professional ethics, Ethics and Professionalism Panelist Atlanta, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2009

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Columbia University, 1985

Industry Groups

  • Adjunct Professor Of Legal Malpractice Law-University Of Georgia Law School

Comments

  • “David is a smart, passionate, committed lawyer.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for David N. Lefkowitz

881 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 706-850-8383

Fax: 706-850-8388

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