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Larry David Wolfe

Larry David Wolfe

also known as L. David Wolfe

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

Larry Wolfe

About Me

L. David Wolfe attended the University of Georgia where he graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.  In 1979 he graduated from John Marshall Law School with a JD and began his practice of law with the firm of Hudson & Montgomery in Athens, Georgia. On April Fools’ Day, 1982 he opened his own office in Atlanta and has continued that practice here to date.  David’s practice specializes in criminal defense work, and he has tried cases throughout the country in various state and federal courts.   He has handled many high-profile cases in Georgia of national interest, including his challenge to Georgia’s hate crime statute, which was struck down by the Georgia Supreme Court as unconstitutional.  He is a founding member of the Georgia Innocence Project and represented Clarence Harrison, the first inmate exonerated and released after 18 years imprisonment by the Project based upon DNA evidence.  He is a life member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the board of directors of that organization.  David has been an adjunct professor in the Litigation Department at Georgia State College of Law since January 2004 and also lectures throughout the state at CLE seminars on criminal defense, criminal litigation and criminal procedure.


 


Christopher Botts: (Fulton County: Challenge to Hate Crimes Statute)



 


 


Dr. Barton Corbin: (Gwinnett and Richmond County: Murder)



 


 


Narinder Chahal: (Fulton County: Challenge to new Georgia Sex Offender Statute)



 


 


Tony Thomason (Potential Indictment of Police Drug Task Force Members Rejected by Spalding County Grand Jury)



 


 


Kevin Redstrom: (Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division: Hung Jury)



 


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    34 years
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    34 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • Robert Alexander Susor

    David is a truly brilliant and creative individual, and it is those qualities, combined with his fearsome cross examination skills, that have made him into one of the best criminal defense lawyers in the State of Georgia. David's ability to think up novel, yet substantive, legal arguments not only benefit our clients, but also advances the law in a positive direction. I have worked with David on a daily basis for over four years, and he has truly been a teacher, mentor, and friend to me. I cannot think of anyone who would serve as a better role model for a young, aspiring attorney.

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    Robert Susor Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Debra Sarah White

    I endorse this lawyer's work.

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    Debra White Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Centennial Tower, Suite 3325
101 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA, 30303-2711

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198105/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Case of the Year - Garza v. StateGeorgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Case of the Year - Botts v. StateGeorgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Pro Hac ViceCourt of Common Pleas, Burke County, PA2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceSuperior Court Burke County, NC2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceCout of General Sessions, County of Aiken, SC2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceCriminal Court of Wilson County, TN2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceMiddle District of North Carolina2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceSouthern District of Texas, McAllenDivision2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceDistrict Court of Ward County, Texas, 143rd Judicial District2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceGeneral Court of Justice Cherokee County, NC, District Court Division2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceFederal District Court for the Columbia Division, SC2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceNorthern District of Texas2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceEastern District of Pennsylvania2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceSouthern District of Mississippi2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceMiddle District of Florida, Tampa Division2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceSouthern District of Alabama2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceWestern District of Pennsylvania2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceEastern District of Tennessee, Knoxville Division2009 - Present
Pro Hac viceMiddle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceFederal District Court, Columbia, SC2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceFederal District Court, Asheville, NC2009 - Present
Pro Hac ViceSouthern District of Tennessee, Chattanooga Division2009 - Present
Admitted11th Circuit Court of Appeals2009 - Present
Admitted6th Circuit Court of Appeals2009 - Present
AdmittedGeorgia Court of Appeals2009 - Present
AdmittedNorthern District of Georgia2009 - Present
AdmittedMiddle District of Georgia2009 - Present
AdmittedSouthern District of Georgia2009 - Present
AdmittedGeorgia Supreme Court2009 - Present
AdmittedUnited States Supreme Court2009 - Present
Hudson & Montgomery1979 - 1982

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia Innocence ProjectFounding member2002 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife MemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Garza v. StateDefendant's kidnapping convictions were reversed.
Charlott Reaves v. StateDenial of motion to suppress evidence was reversed
Adams, et al v. CarlisleSummary judgement against civil plaintiff reversed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Annual Criminal Practice Seminar Program MaterialsEffective Motions Practice2009
2009 GACDL Voir Dire Seminar Program MaterialsThe Voir Dire Process2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of GeorgiaJournalismBachelor of Arts1976
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)LawJuris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
GACDL Voir Dire SeminarThe Voir Dire Process2009
Annual Criminal Practice SeminarEffective Motion Practice2009
Ethical Dilemmas and Professional ResponsibilitiesSpecial CLE Seminar2005