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Southern District of Florida
Arizona Federal Court


University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, J.D., 1998
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, B.A.
Major: Psychology and Political Science

David Goldfarb


“Every step of the way, I advise my clients what I am doing and why.”

David Goldfarb received his B.A., with honors, from Tulane University. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1995. Mr. Goldfarb is licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions including Arizona, Florida, and Nevada. Mr. Goldfarb is also licensed in the Arizona Federal Court and Southern District of Florida. Mr. Goldfarb has an extensive litigation background having tried numerous civil and criminal cases before both state and federal judges throughout multiple jurisdictions.

Prior to joining Gillespie, Shields, Durrant & Goldfarb, Mr. Goldfarb worked at the firm of Wilkes and McHugh, P.A. There he handled a variety of Plaintiff cases, including: nursing home abuse, assisted living center abuse, and group home abuse. In prosecuting these highly complex cases, Mr. Goldfarb litigated a voluminous caseload of high dollar matters and successfully litigated those matters through to conclusion, obtaining high dollar settlements for his clients.

Prior to his position at Wilkes and McHugh, P.A., practiced primarily criminal law in the State of Florida. Mr. Goldfarb worked at the Office of the State Attorney in Miami-Dade County, Florida, as an Assistant Florida State Attorney. His criminal law background is solid. Mr. Goldfarb has tried hundreds of cases involving DUI, juvenile offenses, misdemeanors and varying degrees of felonies.

Shortly after his departure from the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Goldfarb practiced criminal defense and family law at Fisher and Lawrence, P.A. There, Mr. Goldfarb led the litigation unit in being responsible for the investigation and criminal defense of life, first degree, second degree, third degree felonies, misdemeanors, DUI and other related criminal traffic offenses.

Mr. Goldfarb has also practiced Labor Law and defended Labor Unions such as American Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

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