David E Swanson

Also known as Dave Swanson

David E Swanson

Criminal Defense Attorney

Newport Beach, CA





No Misconduct



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About Me

Orange County-based lawyer David E. Swanson has been trying criminal defense cases since 1991. He started his career as an Orange County Public Defender and transitioned into private practice as a criminal defense attorney in 1998. Currently, he is recognized by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law. David E. Swanson graduated...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 6 client reviews

Great Lawyer, Very Smart, Very Hardworking

Posted by: John over 2 years ago.

I had a possible felony charge and he fought for me. He knew the laws and how to deal with the charges. It was very comforting to know that someone...

I recommend David Swanson very highly!

Posted by: Michael over 2 years ago.

David was there for me every step of the way. His knowledge of criminal law is amazing! If you need an honest, hard working criminal layer, don't...
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Showing 2 of 11 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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

Norristown, PA

4 months ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
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1991 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1998 – present

Law Office of David Swanson


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1991 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Western State University College of Law


Showing 1 of 29 awards

2012 Certified Criminal Law Specialist

California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

1991- present Member

Orange County Bar Association

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

1989 Oops! An Analysis of Post-Pope Incompetency Cases for Trial and Apellate Counsel

Western State University Law Review

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 3 occasions

2010 Criminal Law for the Family Law Practitioner

at Family Law Seminar

2009 Criminal Law for Business Attorneys

at Business Law Seminar

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