David S. West

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Marietta, Georgia

David West & Associates
David S. West
David West & Associates

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

Licensed in Georgia since: 1994

Education: Georgia State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

David West & Associates

123 Church Street NE
Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060 Visit website


David S. West is the managing partner at David West & Associates in Marietta, Georgia. A top-rated attorney with more than 26 years of total legal experience, Mr. West focuses his practice on criminal law and appeals. He represents clients throughout the state of Georgia with criminal law matters, and also represents clients with federal crime matters throughout the nation. Mr. West provides knowledgeable counsel and support to clients in criminal law matters involving any of the following:

·       Drug crimes

·       DUI and traffic offenses

·       Felony offenses

·       Sex crimes

·       Juvenile defense

·       Federal crimes

·       Armed robbery 

·       Homicide 

·       Assault

A fierce and tireless lawyer, Mr. West is known for his zealous advocacy and firm commitment to his clients. He is a dedicated and tenacious litigator, helping his clients with their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Mr. West has taken on many complex and prominent cases and has been featured inthe media as well. 

Prior to starting his own law firm, Mr. West served as senior associate in another law firm in Georgia. Mr. West graduated from Berry College, majoring in political science, and was on the dean’s list. He earned his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law. 

He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Active in the legal community, Mr. West is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws and the Cobb County Bar Association.

Having received many accolades for his work, Mr. West was awarded the Businessman of the Year title by the Business Advisory Council. He is actively involved in pro bono work and was a member of the 1000 Lawyers for Justice.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 90% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

First Admitted: 1994, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.westdefense.com/attorney/david-s-west/

  • Business Advisory Council, 2005, Businessman of the Year
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law, Life Member, 2004 to Present
  • 1000 Lawyers for Justice,1994 to 1996
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Georgia,1994
  • Cobb County Bar Association, 2005 to Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member,1993 to Present
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Contributing Member, 2003 to Present
  • Supreme Court of Georgia,1995
  • Georgia Court of Appeals,1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia,2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia,1997
Educational Background:
  • Berry College - B.A. Political Science, Honors: Dean's List, 1991
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • State v. Cleavanta Jerrideau, Superior Court of Bacon County Judge D. Gillis - Not Guilty verdict in Murder and Aggravated Assault case (4/21/22), 2022

Office location for David S. West

123 Church Street NE
Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 678-384-4069


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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