ATTORNEY PROFILE


Criminal Defense Lawyer David W. Olson

250 Australian Avenue South, # 1400
West Palm Beach, FL, 33401-5016
Fax: (561) 835-8691

ATTORNEY PROFILE

For more than 30 years, David W. Olson, Attorney at Law, has been representing individuals in Palm Beach County. We provide legal services for clients throughout the State of Florida. You will find our office conveniently located at One Clearlake Centre, 250 S. Australian Ave., Suite 1400 in West Palm Beach, in close proximity to I-95 and both the State and the Federal courthouses.

 

We are proud that Mr. Olson has achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, which is the highest approval rating possible for lawyers. That coveted honor is based on the opinion of many other lawyers who have been asked to provide a confidential evaluation of Mr. Olson, to be based on personal experience and observation.

 

Litigating in both State and Federal courts, our firm concentrates on criminal defense, including both felonies and misdemeanors. We have handled thousands of criminal cases, most of which are of the following nature:

 

 

 

For more about our practice areas please visit the Practice Areas page.

 

When you’ve become entangled in a criminal investigation, it’s never too soon to turn to a competent, committed and experienced attorney. In our firm we care about our clients, and we undertake every possible effort to provide each of them with personalized attention and to achieve the best possible result. Our philosophy not only reflects the uniqueness of our care, but is also a pledge of our skills, tough advocacy, and perseverance. You, as a client, are not merely a number or a file, and we never neglect the reality of your humanity and your future.

 

Please view our Law Firm Philosophy page for more details.

 

If you are interested in discussing your case with us, please call our office at (561) 833-8866 or contact us online to arrange for a free consultation.



Awards


Award name Grantor Date granted
Nation’s Top One Percent The National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015
10 Best Member American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers 2013
The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Martindale-Hubbell 2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 1992
Graduate National College for Criminal Defense 1982

Work Experience


Title Company Name Duration
Owner David W. Olson, P.A. 1984 – Present
Attorney Office of the Public Defender, Palm Beach County 1982 – 1984

Associations


Association name Company Name Duration
The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Member 2006 – Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member 1990 – Present
Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member 1986 – Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of America Member 1985 – Present
Criminal Law Section, The Florida Bar Member 1985 – Present
NORML Legal Committee Lifetime Member 1985 – Present
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida Member 1985 – Present
American Civil Liberties Union Member 1983 – Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member 1983 – Present
The Florida Bar Member 1983 – Present
Palm Beach County Bar Association Member 1983 – Present
New Mexico State Bar Association Member 1982 – Present

Legal Cases


Case name Practice Area Outcome Description
State v. Wayne B. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Devon T. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Jake S. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Oscar F. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Juan D. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Eduardo B. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Blake J. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Renee L. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Yassin M. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Mario T. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Joseph B. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.
State v. Mark F. Criminal Defense Charges Dropped One of many cases in which charges were dropped in the last 12 months.

Publications


Publication name Title Date
Frederick Levin School of Law The Legal Riptide 1981

Education


School name Major Degree Graduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 1981
University of North Carolina N/A BA – Bachelor of Arts 1976

Speaking Engagements


Conference name Title Date
Constitutional Law Fourth Ammendment Issues 2006
Law Week Police Practices and Constitutional Protections 2004