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Jon David Haskin

also known as David Haskin

About Me

Selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association top 100, David Haskin commits to client satisfaction. David Haskin an Attorney practicing throughout Georgia maintains the distinguised AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell . He currently maintains his own practice in Marietta working closely with individual clients and as Counsel to his business clients. He previously worked as Of Counsel to the Hornsby Law Group in Atlanta handling employment and business litigation matters. In the past, Haskin worked with the law firm Spruell Taylor and Associates in Marietta, Georgia and the Metro Conflict Defender in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Haskin's Super Lawyer's Rising Star honor is only bestowed on 2.5 percent of attorneys in a given practice area.

Haskin's practice focuses on a select number of business client matters including advising on and litigating various contract and employment matters. He also maintains an active criminal defense and civil litigation practice. 

Mr. Haskin is licensed to Practice Law in the State Courts of Georgia incuding the Appeals Court and Gerogia Supreme Court as well as in in the Fedral District Court for the Nothern District of Georgia . Memberships include or have included the Georgia Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Employment Lawyers Association, the Cobb Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Haskin's career before he began practicing law focused on law and Politics. He served as the Legal Aide to the Speaker of the House of the State of Georgia, researching proposed legislation and preparing opinions on its effects on existing Georgia law. Subsequently, Mr. Haskin represented various organizations, including Siemens Building Technologies, at the Georgia General Assembly.

Mr. Haskin has been an instructor of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University. He has taught classes in Introduction to American Government, Constitutional Law, Public Budgeting and State and Local Finance. He has presented papers and published in the area of Public Law. While at the University of West Georgia, Mr. Haskin helped create the Murphy Center for Public Service. His roles included Government and External Relations as well as Business Development. Mr. Haskin has extensive experience providing consulting services to public agencies.  

In addition to his Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University College of Law, Mr. Haskin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of West Georgia. Mr. Haskin completed his coursework for his Doctor of Philosopy at Georgia State University.

Mr. Haskin is married to Sarah Haskin and they have three children.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%



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Contact Info

Haskin and Associates

1675 Lower Roswell Rd.
Marietta, GA, 30068


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200609/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Distinguished Service AwardUniversity of West GeorgiaN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselHornsby Law Group2009 - 2011
AssociateSpruell Taylor2006 - 2008
Executive DirectorOutreach and Advocacy Center2005 - 2006
Assistant ProfessorUniversity of West Georgia1999 - 2004
Legal AideGeorgia House of Representatives1998 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pope High School FoundationVice President2014 - 2015
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2013 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2009 - 2010
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - 2011
Cobb Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Dog BiteSettlement of $265,000
Employment - Contract DisputeEmployee Compensated for Services
Aggravated AssaultAll Charges Dismissed
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Publication NameTitleDate
American Politics Quarterly“Judicial Retirement Strategies: The Judges Role in Influencing Party Control of the Appellate Courts.”2000
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State UniversityLawlaw2006
University of West GeorgiaPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1994
University West GeorgiaPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Georgia State UniversityPolitical ScienceN/AN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Georgia Association of Conventions and Visitors BureauLegislative Perceptions of the GACVB2000
American Political Science AssociationInfluence of Politics on Supreme Court Decsion Making1998