Mr. Haskin was selected as Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association top 100 and has been named an AV Preeminent Lawyer through Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. David Haskin commits to client satisfaction. Haskin is an Attorney practicing throughout Georgia and maintains his own practice in Marietta working closely with individual clients and as Counsel to business clients. He previously worked as Of Counsel to the Hornsby Law Group in Atlanta handling employment and business litigation matters. In the past, Haskin worked with the law firm Spruell Taylor and Associates in Marietta, Georgia and the Metro Conflict Defender in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Haskin's Super Lawyer's Rising Star honor is only bestowed on 2.5 percent of attorneys in a given practice area.
Haskin's practice focuses on a select number of business client matters including advising on and litigating various contract and employment matters. He also maintains an active criminal defense and civil litigation practice.
Mr. Haskin is licensed to Practice Law in the State Courts of Georgia incuding the Appeals Court and Gerogia Supreme Court as well as in in the Fedral District Court for the Nothern District of Georgia . Memberships include or have included the Georgia Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Employment Lawyers Association, the Cobb Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Haskin's career before he began practicing law focused on law and Politics. He served as the Legal Aide to the Speaker of the House of the State of Georgia, researching proposed legislation and preparing opinions on its effects on existing Georgia law. Subsequently, Mr. Haskin represented various organizations, including Siemens Building Technologies, at the Georgia General Assembly.
Mr. Haskin has been an instructor of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University. He has taught classes in Introduction to American Government, Constitutional Law, Public Budgeting and State and Local Finance. He has presented papers and published in the area of Public Law. While at the University of West Georgia, Mr. Haskin helped create the Murphy Center for Public Service. His roles included Government and External Relations as well as Business Development. Mr. Haskin has extensive experience providing consulting services to public agencies.
In addition to his Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University College of Law, Mr. Haskin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of West Georgia. Mr. Haskin completed his coursework for his Doctor of Philosopy at Georgia State University.
Mr. Haskin is married to Sarah Haskin and they have three children.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2006||07/15/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Distinguished Service Award||University of West Georgia||N/A|
|Of Counsel||Hornsby Law Group||2009 - 2011|
|Associate||Spruell Taylor||2006 - 2008|
|Executive Director||Outreach and Advocacy Center||2005 - 2006|
|Assistant Professor||University of West Georgia||1999 - 2004|
|Legal Aide||Georgia House of Representatives||1998 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Cobb Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Pope High School Foundation||Vice President||2014 - 2015|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2009 - 2010|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||N/A||2009 - 2011|
|Dog Bite||Settlement of $265,000|
|Employment - Contract Dispute||Employee Compensated for Services|
|Aggravated Assault||All Charges Dismissed|
|See all legal cases|
|American Politics Quarterly||“Judicial Retirement Strategies: The Judges Role in Influencing Party Control of the Appellate Courts.”||2000|
|Georgia State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of West Georgia||Public Administration||MA - Masters||1994|
|University of West Georgia||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|Georgia State University||Political Science||PhD - All But Dissertation||N/A|
|Georgia Association of Conventions and Visitors Bureau||Legislative Perceptions of the GACVB||2000|
|American Political Science Association||Influence of Politics on Supreme Court Decsion Making||1998|