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David Ray Savoy

David Ray Savoy

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, Juvenile, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody

About Me

If you are charged with DUI or another criminal offense - YOU need an experienced and knowledgeable Atlanta criminal defense lawyer. I have had the same Standardized Field Sobriety training given to the police officer who pulled you over. The same police officer who likely had you perform a series of field sobriety tests that were DESIGNED TO BE FAILED. You want a lawyer with a trained eye in determining whether the police gave you proper instructions for performing the field sobriety tests, whether you performed the tests properly, and whether you were fairly graded. I take advanced seminars every year to keep up to date with the latest developments in breath and blood testing. If you blew a high number or gave a blood sample - ALL IS NOT LOST. The police have very specific rules and guidelines to follow. I know what they are I have helped many clients achieve favorable outcomes.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    15 years, 500 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    15 years, 150 cases
  3. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    15 years
  4. Juvenile: 10%
    15 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • Andrew Jared Richman

    I endorse this lawyer 100%. He is always prepared for court and is well known by prosecutors and judges for his success. His knowledge of the law is impeccable. You're in good hands with David Savoy.


    Andrew Richman DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Emmit Hardy II

    I highly endorse this lawyer. David Savoy is a zealous advocate for his clients in all areas of criminal law. David has been proactive in his legal training in and out of the courtroom. He is death penalty certified, highly trained in DUI law and procedures and, he applies those learned skills with a natural courtroom flair that cannot be taught. Being a great lawyer has to start be being a great man, and that starts with honesty in his advocacy and treatment of others. David does not look down on those with criminal charges, but encourages his clients to look forward to the very best resolution of their case. David embraces the challenges of litigation and is fearless in the courtroom. David Savoy is a tremendous asset to the criminal defense bar, his clients, and the legal community.


    James Hardy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Savoy Law Firm

327 Dahlonega Street
Suite 1600
Cumming, GA, 30040-9242

Savoy Law Firm

P.O. Box 3452
Marietta, GA, 30061



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199907/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy CertificateGeorgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2007
Dean's ListCalifornia State University - Los Angeles1994
Dean's ListCalifornia State University Los Angeles1993
Dean's ListGlendale Community College1993
Dean's ListGlendale Community College1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerSavoy Law Firm, LLC2008 - Present
PartnerKnox & Savoy, LLC2008 - 2008
Managing PartnerDavid R Savoy, PC2001 - 2008
Contract AttorneyJones Day Reavis & Pogue2000 - 2001
Contract AttorneyKing & Spalding1999 - 2000

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Drug Court ProfessionalsAttorney Member2010 - Present
Forsyth County DUI CourtDefense Counsel2010 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseGeneral Member2008 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
Forsyth County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationGeneral Member2006 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State vs. D.A.Not Guilty after 2 day jury trial
State of Georgia v. J.B.Case dimissed at probable cause hearing
State of Georgia v. C.O.Felony Drug Charges Reduced to Misdemeanor Non-Drug Charges

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Forensic Alcohol ConsultingLawIntoxilyzer 9000 Training Course2013
Impaired Driving SpecialistsLawDUI Supersymposium2013
Scientific Law ForumsLawPharmacology/Toxicology Principles2012
Forensic Alcohol ConsultingLawIntoxilyzer 5000 Training Course2012
Impaired Driving SpecialistsLawDUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Certification2010
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
California State University, Los AngelesPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Reality Check ProgramJaywalking2015
Forsyth County CASA Guardian Ad Litem ConferenceRoles of Guardian Ad Litem and Attorney Advocates in Juvenile Courts2011