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David Lee Windecher was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2012 and the Florida Bar in 2014. David is a member of the Georgia and Florida Court of Appeals, the Georgia and Florida Supreme Court, the Northern District of Georgia United States District Court and the American Bar Association. David graduated Summa Cum Laude from American Intercontinental University in 2005 and received his Juris Doctorate degree from John Marshall Law School in 2012. David started his career as an intern with the Dekalb County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases under the Third-Year Practice Act from May 2011 thru May 2012. Prior to establishing the Windecher Firm, David was an Associate Attorney at the esteemed criminal defense firm of Arora & LaScala from November 2012 thru June 2015.


David is the Author of The AmerIcan Dream | HisStory In The Making. He published the autobiography in May of 2015 to portray the difficulty of obtaining the American dream as an impoverished minority.


David founded RED Inc. in March 2015. RED (Rehabilitation Enables Dreams) is a non-profit organization which sponsors GED (General Education Diploma or Graduate Equivalent Diploma) programs for impoverished individuals and juveniles facing non-violent criminal charges. RED’s mission is to increase literacy, reduce poverty and stop recidivism amongst America’s youth.


David is a recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Distinction Award in 2013 and 2014. He is a frequent guest on HLN’s Nancy Grace and NPR Radio as a legal expert. David specializes in criminal defense, juvenile law and expungement procedures. David is fluent in Spanish. 


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    4 years, 100 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    4 years, 50 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Carissa Ashley Kranz

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an excellent attorney, legal commentator and author. You are in good hands with the man who made his story HISSTORY!


    Carissa Kranz Car accident Attorney
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  • Holly Michele Waltman

    David is a superb attorney. When you have him on your side, your problems and issues become his top priority.


    Holly Waltman Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

The Windecher Firm

3501 Roswell Road NE
Suite 104
Atlanta, GA, 30305


FLMember in Good Standing201406/21/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 201207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
40 Under 40Georgia Trend Magazine2015
40 Under 40Atlanta Business Chronicle2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Peer Mentor Of The YearJohn Marshall Law School2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Windecher Firm2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyArora & LaScala2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Georgia Hispanic Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. GarnerNolle Prossed
State v. PatelNolle Prossed
State v. GarciaNolle Prossed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, AtlantaLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
American InterContinental UniversityBusiness AdministrationBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration2005
Miami-Dade Community CollegePre-LawAssociates2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School OrientationCode Of Student Responsibility2012
Law School OrientationCode Of Student Responsibility2011
Law School OrientationCode Of Student Responsibility2010