| David M. Garvin is one of Florida’s top white collar criminal defense attorneys. Mr. Garvin is a Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Attorney whose practice has concentrated on the areas of federal tax and white collar defense for 30 years. He has a remarkable record of trial successes which include: United States v. Helio Castroneves, United States v. Parkes, United States v. Cruz, United States v. Armadoros, United States v. Chaoui, United States v. Unkle, United States v. Elliott and State v. Teele.
Mr. Garvin obtained a Bachelor in Business Administration degree in 1978 from the University of Miami. His major was accounting. He received a Juris Doctor degree in 1982 and a LLM (Masters in Law) in taxation in 1987 both from the University of Miami School of Law.
Mr. Garvin has obtained and received recognition during his scholastic and professional career. During law school Mr. Garvin was named to the Dean’s List in 1980, 1981, and 1982 (all years) and graduated Cum Laude. As a practicing attorney Mr. Garvin has been recognized by his peers. He is listed in Martindale Hubbell with an AV rating (highest rating) and has been consistently included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers each year since 1999 as both a Criminal Law Attorney and as a Tax Attorney.
Mr. Garvin has been named by Superlawyers.com as one of Florida’s top white collar criminal defense attorneys each year since 2006.
David M. Garvin, P.A. in Florida, has been recognized by his peers as an outstanding defense attorney in the areas of criminal law and tax litigation. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating (Highest rating) and is a member of the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers in both areas of law.
| Mr. Garvin has been Florida Bar Certified as a Specialist in Taxation since 1990. He was the winner of the prestigious Most Effective Lawyer Award for 2010 in the area of complex litigation by the Daily Business Review from a field of over 12,000 lawyers for taking on the IRS and winning, shielding his client from the “business death penalty”.
Mr. Garvin has also been a Florida Certified Public Accountant since 1982. In 2003, he was selected for membership in the Outstanding Lawyers of America (Membership is limited to 100 attorneys in each state). Mr. Garvin was selected by Top Attorneys for white collar crime defense in 2011 and was named as one of the “12 to watch in 2012" by Attorney at Law magazine. In 1992 he was selected for membership by Who’s Who.
Mr Garvin was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1982. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Tax Court, United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal, the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida and the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida.
Mr. Garvin’s law firm represents clients in the following areas of practice: securities litigation defense, tax litigation defense, white collar crimes defense, federal criminal defense matters and appeals.