Conveniently Located in Downtown Miami Business District

South East Financial Center, Downtown Miami

Miami Law Firm Dedicated to Economic Criminal and Civil Matters


For over thirty years the Law Firm of David M. Garvin, P.A. has represented and defended  businessmen and professionals in federal and state courts. The firm has extensive trial experience and has obtained remarkable results for its clients in many criminal and civil matters.

Our office has represented a wide range of clients including, celebrities, public officials, doctors, businessmen, accountants, lawyers, corporations, brokerage firms, individual brokers and numerous others. Visit our client story page

Mr. Garvin’s extensive trial experience, as well as  his financial and accounting background, (Florida Board Certification in Taxation, Masters in Law in Taxation, and Certified Public Accountant) afford him a distinct advantage in litigating for and defending his clients.

The firm is sufficiently diversified to handle cases ranging from single issue matters, requiring relatively short trials, to complex high profile multiple issue controversies requiring lengthy trials.

Bio of David M. Garvin


Criminal Tax Attorney David Garvin

Mr. Garvin has practiced law in the area of white collar crimes defense for over 34 years. During that period of time he has accomplished some amazing victories for his clients.  As a result of his dedication and work ethic he has earned a reputation of respect and admiration from his fellow lawyers. Comments used to describe Mr. Garvin during his career have included: driven, articulate, brilliant, calm and steady, masterful, and a winner. His abstract reasoning is simply "off-the-chart."

  • Mr. Garvin attended the University of Miami from 1974 through 1978 and earned a bachelor degree in accounting.
  • He sat for and passe the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
  • Mr. Garvin attended the University of Miami law school from 1979 through 1982 and earned Juris Doctor degree (JD).
  • He was a member of the "Dean's List" every year and graduated Cum Laude. In 1987, Mr. Garvin obtained a Masters in Law (LLM) in Taxation from the University of Miami.
  • On occasion Mr. Garvin has served as an adjunct professor teaching the tax fraud course at the University of Miami Law School. 

Mr. Garvin is a "Five Star" Lawyer


Mr. Garvin has received numerous awards and recognition.

  • From a field of over 30,000 lawyers, Mr. Garvin was selected by The Daily Business Review as the Most Effective Lawyer in Criminal Law for 2014.
  • He was selected by the Daily Business Review from a field of 30,000 lawyers as the Most Effective Lawyer in Complex Litigation for 2010.
  • He has a published peer review in Martindale Hubbell as a preeminent lawyer in both criminal law and tax law.
  • He has been recognized by SuperLawyers.com as a Super Lawyer for the past 10 years.
  • He has been selected by Top Lawyers for white collar crime defense and has an AVVO rating of "Superb".
  • Most importantly, he has been rated by his former clients "5 Stars". The highest rating.
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