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David William Olson

David William Olson

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence, Juvenile, White Collar Crime

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.


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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    34 years, 7.5 thousand cases
  2. White Collar Crime: 10%
  3. Juvenile: 10%
    34 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    34 years
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%
    34 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

21 total 

  • 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

  • Gregory Scott Tendrich

    I have known David for nearly twenty-five years having worked with him on several criminal defense matters during my time at the Public Defender's Office. His zealous and dignified representation of his clients along with his knowledge of the law place him among the finest in our area.


    Gregory Tendrich Securities & Investment Fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Offices of David Olson

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



FLMember in Good Standing198305/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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 FloridaLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of North CarolinaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Constitutional LawFourth Ammendment Issues2006
Law WeekPolice Practices and Constitutional Protections2004