Also known as David S. Marshall

David Stanley Marshall

David Stanley Marshall

Child Abuse Lawyer
Seattle, WA




No Misconduct


French , Italian , Spanish

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About Me

I defend persons accused of child abuse. This has been the focus of my work since 1996. I've obtained many trial victories and many victories without trial for those accused of child abuse. I've also lectured and written extensively on legal issues relating to child abuse, and I've served on child abuse task forces appointed by government leaders. While most of my work is in Washington...

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Client Reviews

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review for David Marshall

Posted by: John 11 months ago.

I was accused of child abuse of a family member. It was the most devastating event of my life. I contacted David Marshall for guidance and advice....

Professional, Candid, and Genuinely Concerned

Posted by: Client about 1 year ago.

What you know to be true, and what you can prove, are entirely two different matters. In a case of child abuse, you are guilty until you can prove...
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Showing 2 of 6 peer endorsements

Sunil Ramalingam
Sunil Ramalingam

Moscow, ID

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I met David Marshall at the National Child Abuse Defense Conference in Las Vegas several years ago. David and I were about to begin work on a sex...
Francisco A. Duarte
Francisco Duarte

Seattle, WA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

David is a brilliant attorney. He stands out because of his excellent work ethic and mastery of the law. Above all, David is a special attorney...
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1981 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1997 – present

Law Office of David S. Marshall


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1974 JD in Law

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law


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2005 Super Lawyer in Washington state 2005

Law and Politics magazine


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2006- present Member

US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

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Showing 2 of 16 publications

2008 Children's Memory Errors Can Increase with Age, Study Finds

Child Abuse Law Web site

2008 Mothers' Dilemma Eased

Child Abuse Law Web site

Speaking Engagements

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2008 Interviewing Young Children in Child Abuse Cases

at Society Representing Accused Persons

2007 Defense Perspective and Effective Testimony

at Child Abuse Investigation and Interviewing Training

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