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Mr. David LeBron McGuffey

Principal
Elder Law Practice of David L. McGuffey, LLC
105 N. Pentz St.
Dalton, Georgia 30720-4225
Peer Rating
4.6 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Elder Law; Disability Law; Probate & Trust Law; Elder; Fiduciary Law
University
Georgia State University, B.A., 1987
Law School
Georgia State University School of Law, J.D., 1993
Admitted
1993, Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh and Sixth Circuit; 1995, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 2000, Tennessee and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; 2003, Michigan
ISLN
909648419
Peer Reviews (68)
AV Rated
4.6/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Aged and Aging, Special Needs Trusts, Elder Abuse, Trusts and Estates, Probate Administration, Estate Litigation, Elder Care, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Personal Injury, General Practice, Commercial Law, Estate Planning, Elder Law and Nursing Home Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.7/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.7/5
Judgment
4.6/5
Communication Ability
4.4/5
Legal Experience
4.6/5
Peer Reviews (68)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I consider David McGuffey to have the highest standards and excellent communication skills.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 10/09/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 10/09/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David McGuffey is well known and respected among elder law attorneys. He has an excellent reputation
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/08/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/08/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/08/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr McGuffey is an excellent attorney. He practices pursuant to the highest ethical and professional standards. It is my pleasure to recommend him for your highest rating.Lance
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/05/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/01/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/01/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is on the national boards for Elder Law and is a respected leader in the elder law community.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 10/01/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/30/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 09/26/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 09/24/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is an outstanding attorney. He knows more about elder law and how to accomplish certain things than anyone else I know. If I needed to hire an expret for my own family, I would hire David.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 09/22/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is truly a preeminent elder law attorney in Georgia. I practice in both NC and GA and have an opportunity to observe David. If David doesn't rate an "AV"I don't know who would.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Marketing Partner on 08/23/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/09/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is an expert Elder Law attorney and a brilliant man.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/09/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 07/31/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 07/31/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 07/30/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 07/30/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I've known David for 6 or more years. We were certified as elder law specialists the same year. He's an excellent lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 07/29/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/24/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have served on several committees of professional legal organizations with David McGuffey and he is well respected in the legal community. I have reviewed materails from CLE courses he has taught, listened to him speak and reviewed his legal product and I beileve he is a top-notch lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David McGuffey is one of the very best Elder Law attorneys in Georgia, and arguably nationwide. He is a strong advocate for his clients and a wonderful mentor to other attorneys.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is an excellent attorney who is one of the brightest young elder law attorneys in the country.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 11/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/03/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/30/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
David is quiet but brilliant. He is absolutely passionate about protecting the rights of our nation's vulnerable elders.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/09/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 04/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 10/29/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 09/26/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/20/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/20/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/26/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 10/01/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 08/06/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/06/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/23/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.8/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/04/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/07/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.6/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
3/5
3.2/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/06/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
3/5
3.2/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
4/5
2.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/08/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
1/5
Legal Experience
3/5
2.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 09/24/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
2/5
Analytical Capabilities
2/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
3/5
1.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
1/5
Analytical Capabilities
1/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
1/5
Legal Experience
1/5
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