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David Edward Boyle

David Edward Boyle

Crawford and Boyle, LLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Georgia
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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
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  • 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
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Florida State University - Panama City campus
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Professional Associations
Walton County Bar Association
Past President
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Gwinnett County Bar Association
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Georgia State Bar
- Current
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Legal Answers
425 Questions Answered

Q. I completed the diversion program for a misdemeanor, will that show up on a background check?
A: The best way to find out is to request a copy of your criminal history from any law enforcement agency.
Q. Can a person mention by name, the people she accuses of sexual abuse on a talk show?
A: She can tell her story but she may be sued for slander, i.e. falsely accusing another of a criminal act. Of course, truth is a defense and she would be entitled to a trial on the issue of veracity of her statements.
Q. I need help getting my husband out of jail he has been there for 10 months on theft by taking and explotating the eldery
A: If he is in custody awaiting trial he can 1) post a bond to be released or petition the court to set a bond if he is being held without bond 2) enter a non-negotiated guilty plea and ask the court for a lower sentence, which might involve time served, 3) plead not guilty and awaiting his trial, which he may be eligible to file for a speedy trial which requires that he have his trial within two terms of court.
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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