David A. Garfinkel

David A. Garfinkel: Attorney with Levine Smith Snider & Wilson, LLC AV stamp icon
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David A. Garfinkel joined Levine Smith Snider & Wilson in 2014 as an of counsel attorney. He brings more than 30 years of family law experience to the firm and specializes in complex divorces, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, high-asset property division, custody, alimony, visitation and child-support issues.

Board certified by the Florida Bar Association as an expert in marital and family law, David is a leader both in the legal profession and in the community and has served as a chairman on multiple boards. He is recognized as a Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” lawyer, Best Lawyer in America, Super Lawyer, a Top 100 Family Law Attorney in Florida and also has been recognized by Florida Legal Elite. While on the board of the Florida Family Law Equitable Distribution Committee, David co-drafted a proposed statute to submit to the state legislature. He has lectured frequently to attorneys and law students on various marital and family law topics. He is admitted to the bars of Georgia, Alabama and Florida.

David is married to Judy Mendel Garfinkel, whom he met while they were students in law school. They have relocated to Atlanta after living in Jacksonville, Florida to join their three adult children and granddaughter who reside in Atlanta.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-647-0322  Phone
404-237-5700  Phone
404-237-5757  Fax
University Attended:
University of Georgia, M.P.A., 1975; University of Georgia, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
Alabama Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia; The Florida Bar
Member, State Bar of Georgia;
Member, Family Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association;
Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia;
Member, Alabama Bar Association;
Past Chairman, Family Law Section, Jacksonville Bar Association;
Past Chairman, Florida Bar Association, Marital & Family Law Board Certification Committee;
Executive Counsel, 2010–2014, Family Law Section, Florida Bar Association;
Past Chairman, Florida Family Law Equitable Distribution Committee;
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Florida Family Law and Practice
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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    One Securities Centre , 3490 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 1150
    Atlanta, GA 30305-1743

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