David M. Garvin

David M. Garvin


David M. Garvin, P.A.

Recognized since 2019

Coral Gables, Florida

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Tax Law

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Mr. Garvin has practiced law in the area of white collar crimes defense for over 35 years. During that period of time, he has accomplished some amazing victories for his clients. As a result of his dedication and work ethic, he has earned a reputation of respect and admiration from his fellow lawyers. Comments used to describe Mr. Garvin during his career have included: driven, articulate, brilliant, calm and steady, masterful, and a winner. His abstract reasoning is "off-the-charts."

  • Mr. Garvin attended the University of Miami from 1974 through 1978 and earned a bachelor degree in accounting.
  • He sat for and passe the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
  • Mr. Garvin attended the University of Miami law school from 1979 through 1982 and earned a Juris Doctor degree (JD). He was a member of the "Dean's List" every year and graduated Cum Laude. In 1987, Mr. Garvin obtained a Masters in Law (LLM) in Taxation from the University of Miami.
  • On occasion, Mr. Garvin has served as an adjunct professor teaching the tax fraud course at the University of Miami Law School.

Mr. Garvin is a "Five Star" Lawyer

Mr. Garvin has received numerous awards and recognition.

  • From a field of over 30,000 lawyers, Mr. Garvin was selected by The Daily Business Review as the Most Effective Lawyer in Criminal Law for 2014.
  • He was selected by the Daily Business Review from a field of 30,000 lawyers as the Most Effective Lawyer in Complex Litigation for 2010.
  • He has a published peer review in Martindale Hubbell as a preeminent lawyer in both criminal law and tax law.
  • He has been recognized by SuperLawyers.com as a Super Lawyer for the past 10 years.
  • He has been selected by Top Lawyers for white collar crime defense and has an AVVO rating of "Superb".
  • Most importantly, he has been rated by his former clients "5 Stars". The highest rating.
  • Mr. Garvin has a trial record in the area of criminal tax and economic crimes defense that is second to none.

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Contact & Links

Location

  • 2333 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 314
    Coral Gables, FL 33134

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, LLM (Masters in Law), graduated 1987
  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, graduated 1982
  • University of Miami School of Law, Bachelor Degree in Accounting, graduated 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982

Affiliations

  • Florida Bar - Certified Specialist in Taxation
  • Florida Bar - Lawyer
  • Florida Certified Public Accountant - CPA
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Tax Law

Special Focus

  • Federal White Collar Crimes and Tax Defense

Awards:

  • Winner of Daily Business Review "Most Effective Lawyers of South Florida 2014"
  • Winner of Daily Business Review "Most Effective Lawyers of South Florida 2010"
  • Martindale-Hubbell® "AV" rated
  • Member of SuperLawyers®
  • Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers

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