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David Dean Fussell

David Dean Fussell

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, Constitutional, Sex Crime, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    28 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Federal Crime: 15%
    25 years, 100 cases
  3. Constitutional: 10%
    28 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Domestic Violence: 5%
    17 years, 50 cases
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • John N Knutton

    I highly recommend David. I had numerous cases against David while I was a prosecutor in Orange and Osceola counties, and he was always a pleasure to work with. He is an excellent advocate for his clients, and his courtroom presence is second to none. I highly endorse David.


    John Knutton Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

636 W Yale St
Orlando, FL, 328045356


FLMember in Good Standing198405/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President's AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A
Extra Mile AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A
Outstanding Committee ChairOrange County Bar AssociationN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Legal AnalystCFNEWS13/Bay News92011 - 2012
FacultyProsecutor/ Public Defender, Annual Trial Clinic, University Of Florida Levin College Of Law2010 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorBarry University School Of Law2009 - Present
PresidentFussell Law Firm, a professional association2003 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Horwitz and Fussell, a professional association1991 - 2003
Special Defense Litigator (Capital Crimes)Public Defender's Office, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Florida.1987 - 1990
Insp. Major, Bureau Chief: Aviation., Comm. & Inv. BureauFlorida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission1984 - 1986
Legal Intern, Felony Trial DivisionState Attorney's Office Second Judicial Circuit1983 - 1983
Deputy, Sergeant, SupvervisoLeon County Sheriff's Office1978 - 2004
Deputy, Investigator, Sergeant, SupervisorLeon County Sheriff's Department1978 - 1984
Investigative internState Attorney's Office Second Judicial Circuit1978 - 1978

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Law Enforcement Chief's AssociationLegislative Committee Chair1985 - 1986
Florida Intelligence UnitLegislative Committee Chair1981 - 1986
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast PresidentN/A
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast PresidentN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationCriminal Law, Committee ChairN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast Board Member, MemberN/A
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLegislative Committee ChairN/A
Sports Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Defender (FACDL)Saving Your Client from the Fate of the American Indian, Pleas, Plea Agreements and Plea NegotiationsN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense CollegeN/AUnknown1988
Florida State University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1984
Florida State UniversityCriminologyBS - Bachelor of Science1979
Tallahassee Community CollegeCriminal JusticeAssociate of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Homicide InvestigationsFlorida's Medical Examiner SystemN/A
Criminal Law Seminar, Middle District of FloridaSaving Your Client from the Fate of the American Indian, Pleas, Plea Agreements and Plea NegotiationsN/A