Free Consultation: (678) 726-5400Tap to Call This Lawyer
David Edward Boyle

David Edward Boyle

Crawford and Boyle, LLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence...
  • Georgia
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media

David has been representing persons accused or suspected of criminal wrongdoing since 2010. David is the past-secretary of the Gwinnett County Bar Association -Criminal Section. He has been featured in television news stories with Randy Travis’ Fox 5 Atlanta I-Team Investigations, and CBS-46 investigations into the Walton County Sheriff’s Department corruption and drug investigations. David has been a guest lecturer for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

David graduated from Emory University School of Law in 1997. He began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Melodie Clayton in Cobb County State Court. After that he worked for the Gwinnett County Solicitor’s Office prosecuting traffic and DUI cases in Recorders Court and then was a member of the Domestic Violence Unit. David spent many years working for the Dekalb and Walton County District Attorney’s prosecuting serious violent felony cases, including, murder, rape, armed robbery, child molestations and other violent and drug offenses. David has lectured to law enforcement officers on various topics and has taught prosecutors at the Basic Litigation course. David was featured on Investigation Discovery for his successful murder prosecutions in Main Street Mysteries – “Murder in a Small Town” and Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets “Missing Mother’s Day”

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Personal Injury
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
  • English
Professional Experience
Crawford and Boyle, LLC
- Current
Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney
Walton County District Attorneys Office
Assistant District Attorney
Dekalb County District Attorney
Assistant Solicitor
Gwinnett County Solicitors Office
Emory University School of Law
Law Degree
Emory University School of Law Logo
Florida State University - Panama City campus
Placeholder image for education.
Professional Associations
Walton County Bar Association
Past President
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Gwinnett County Bar Association
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Placeholder image for professional associations.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Georgia State Bar
- Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
404 Questions Answered

Q. My son was in custody inthe back seat of a cop car and his handcuffs fell off and he escaped out the window. What charge
A: Escape
Q. My husband used his company's credit card for personal use. The total ended up being close to 5000.
A: Felony theft by taking, and financial transaction card fraud. He could be looking at some jail time and a felony on his record. I would encourage him to speak to an attorney.
Q. Summoned to court for driving w/o US license but had out of country Lc. What will happen to illegal in Augusta ga?
A: Hire an attorney in Augusta who handles traffic tickets and who can probably appear in your husband's absence.
Q. Yes what is the sentence with harassment communications? Please tell me something cause I have court March 3rd
A: Harassing phone calls is a misdemeanor in Georgia for each call made.
Q. My daughter was put in jail on failure to appear and bondsman off bond which is 750.00 and there saying her time year sh
A: If the bondsmen came off the bond then her current bond is still valid and you just have to re-post it. If she didn't appear and was arrested on a bench warrant you need to file a motion to recall the bench warrant or to ask the court to re-address the bond.
Q. I’ve been charged with a hit and run however i haven’t hit anyone or been contacted about it from police in 2 days.
A: Hit and run is a misdemeanor unless someone was injured then it is a felony.
Q. If a builder sells us a new house can he use someone else's signature without telling us or noting it in the contract?
A: It depends if he is authorized by a power of attorney to sign for someone else. If the home sale went through without a problem, do you have any damages?
Q. 14year old boy gets a 17 year old girl pregnant what will happen?can the 14year old press charges on the girl
A: The 17 year old can be prosecuted for statutory rape. It would be a misdemeanor offense.
Q. In jail charged with 16-5-70 Cruelty to children-Criminal Negligence/Causes excessive physical/mental pain
A: She needs to apply for the services of a public defender if she cannot afford an attorney. If she is in jail one might have already been appointed.
Click here to see all answers
Contact & Map
Crawford and Boyle, LLC
306 S. Hammond Dr
Monroe, GA 30655
Telephone: (678) 726-5400
Fax: (678) 244-3666
Crawford and Boyle, LLC
189 W. Pike Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Telephone: (678) 304-0333
Crawford and Boyle, LLC
337 S. Milledge Ave
Suite 220
Athens, GA 30605
Telephone: (678) 304-0333