The Fussell Law Firm, Helps Clients
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David Fussell has spent his entire adult life studying people, criminal law, forensics, the Constitution and individual rights. His skills and expertise, are built upon a foundation which began with a bachelors degree in criminology, ten years as a law enforcement officer during which he progressed from a patrol officer, to investigator, to supervisor, to command level supervisor and his experience in the investigation prosecution and defense of criminal cases.
He has continued to build on his foundation of experience and education by teaching law enforcement officers, law students, practicing lawyers and everyday people in the fields of constitutional law, criminal law, forensics, investigation, search and seizure and the law of use of force in defending others.
He has been chosen to be an expert in criminal investigation, search and seizure, defense investigation of criminal cases, criminal law, and criminal procedure. He has the experience and education to evaluate whether a case is valid, whether the officers have conducated a professional investigation, whether the case is appropriately charged and what the potential defenses are in any case.
The people represented by David have come from every walk of life, blue color, white collar; poor, rich; formally educated as well as those whose only post grade school education has been the school of life. He has respresented people who had exemplary reputations and those who were seen in the most negative of public light.
David understands the human condition and knows that some people are falsely accused, many are overcharged, and some are not being dealt with fairly. He also is very aware that good people sometimes do stupid and/or even bad things.
People hire Mr. Fussell, because of the foundation in this field and his history of helping people. If you hire this firm, David Fussell will be the one who is responsible for your representation.
Mr. Fussell welcomes the opportunity to consultat with anyone who finds themself in a challenging situation and is looking to Preserve, Build and Improve their future.
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I highly recommend David. I had numerous cases against David while I was a prosecutor in Orange and Osceola counties, and he was always a pleasure to work with. He is an excellent advocate for his clients, and his courtroom presence is second to none. I highly endorse David.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1984||10/02/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President's Award||Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A|
|Extra Mile Award||Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A|
|Outstanding Committee Chair||Orange County Bar Association||N/A|
|Faculty||Prosecutor/ Public Defender, Annual Trial Clinic, University Of Florida Levin College Of Law||2010 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Barry University School Of Law||2009 - Present|
|President||Fussell Law Firm, a professional association||2001 - Present|
|Legal Analyst||CFNEWS13/Bay News9||2011 - 2012|
|Partner||Law Offices of Horwitz and Fussell, a professional association||1991 - 2001|
|Special Defense Litigator (Capital Crimes)||Public Defender's Office, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Florida.||1987 - 1990|
|Insp. Major, Bureau Chief: Aviation., Comm. & Inv. Bureau||Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission||1984 - 1986|
|Legal Intern, Felony Trial Division||State Attorney's Office Second Judicial Circuit||1983 - 1983|
|Deputy, Sergeant, Supverviso||Leon County Sheriff's Office||1978 - 1984|
|Deputy, Investigator, Sergeant, Supervisor||Leon County Sheriff's Department||1978 - 1984|
|Investigative intern||State Attorney's Office Second Judicial Circuit||1978 - 1978|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Past President||N/A|
|Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Past President||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association||Criminal Law, Committee Chair||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Past Board Member, Member||N/A|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Legislative Committee Chair||N/A|
|Sports Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|State Law Enforcement Chief's Association||Legislative Committee Chair||1985 - 1986|
|Florida Intelligence Unit||Legislative Committee Chair||1981 - 1986|
|Florida Defender (FACDL)||Saving Your Client from the Fate of the American Indian, Pleas, Plea Agreements and Plea Negotiations||N/A|
|National Criminal Defense College||N/A||N/A||1988|
|Florida State University College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||N/A||1984|
|Florida State University||Criminology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1979|
|Tallahassee Community College||Criminal Justice||Associate of Arts||1976|
|Homicide Investigations||Florida's Medical Examiner System||N/A|
|Criminal Law Seminar, Middle District of Florida||Saving Your Client from the Fate of the American Indian, Pleas, Plea Agreements and Plea Negotiations||N/A|