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David Shepherd West

About David West

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Mr. West is a father of three residing in Cobb County, Georgia who has strong ties to Atlanta and especially Cobb County. 

Mr. West has been a resident of Cobb County since 1980; however, his mother's family are original settlers of West Cobb once owning a vast property in the Lost Mountain area.  His relatives helped establish Midway Church on Dallas Highway and his family has deep roots to Cobb County dating back to the early 1800's.

Mr. West graduated from North Cobb High School in 1987 and went on to pursue a Political Sciene Degree from Berry College in Rome, GA.  He was then accepted at Georgia State College of Law where he distinguished himself and graduated in 1991. He then began his criminal defense career with high-profile defense lawyer Bruce Harvey representing high-profile and celebrity clients over almost ten years.  During this time Mr. West was featured in dozens of publications and appeared on numerous television shows including CNN. In 2003 Mr. West decided to open his own law firm dedicated to helping those who wanted the kind of representation only big-name lawyers could provide but at fees that regular clients could afford.  He has served as a private criminal defense attorney for his entire legal career - fighting for the rights of those accused of crimes.

Mr. West is involved in numerous organizations including the Georgia Bar Association, the Cobb County Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.  He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Ballet. Mr. West is an avid Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC fan who enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, seeing movies and attending local cultural events. 

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