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About me

Having dedicated my practice exclusively to the representation of individuals suspected or accused of crimes for a period of over 32 years, I am proud to be a tireless advocate for the Constitutional rights and protections to which each of us is entitled.


Please visit my website at for more detailed information about me and my firm.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    35 years, 7.5 thousand cases
  2. Unspecified: 10%
  3. White Collar Crime: 10%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    35 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jeffrey Allan Vivo

    I endorse this lawyer. David is a zealous advocate and consummate professional.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew Charles Strecker

    Mr. Olson brings a wealth of experience to the practice of criminal defense. He has a gift for explaining complex legal concepts in a simple and concise manner, and he is a pleasure to work with. I would absolutely recommend him.


    Andrew Strecker Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of David Olson

250 Australian Avenue South, # 1400
West Palm Beach, FL, 33401-5016


FLMember in Good Standing198301/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nation's Top One PercentThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
10 Best MemberAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
The Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1992
GraduateNational College for Criminal Defense1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerDavid W. Olson, P.A.1984 - Present
AttorneyOffice of the Public Defender, Palm Beach County1982 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMember2006 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1990 - Present
Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1986 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1985 - Present
Criminal Law Section, The Florida BarMember1985 - Present
NORML Legal CommitteeLifetime Member1985 - Present
United States District Court, Southern District of FloridaMember1985 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember1983 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1983 - Present
The Florida BarMember1983 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
New Mexico State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Wayne B.Charges Dropped
State v. Devon T.Charges Dropped
State v. Jake S.Charges Dropped
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Publication nameTitleDate
Frederick Levin School of LawThe Legal Riptide1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of North CarolinaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Constitutional LawFourth Ammendment Issues2006
Law WeekPolice Practices and Constitutional Protections2004