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At The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A., we pride ourselves on being a "full service, first class" law firm, dedicated to providing the very best Criminal Defense throughout the Treasure Coast. With our offices centrally located in Stuart, Florida, The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. handles all criminal cases, criminal charges, and, criminal investigations in Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Vero, and Okeechobee. The firm handles all criminal investigations and criminal charges in Martin County, Florida, St. Lucie County, Florida, Indian River County, Florida, and Okeechobee County, Florida.

Attorney David Golden began his career as an Assistant Public Defender here on the Treasure Coast. He quickly advanced within the office becoming the head of the St. Lucie County juvenile division, subsequently progressed to major adult felonies, and was later brought to Stuart to head the entire office in Martin County. He is a seasoned and respected trial attorney, having successfully defended not only major complex criminal cases, but for also receiving a million dollar verdict in one of the Treasure Coast's more publicized personal injury cases, EDWARDS v. LAIDLAW. His reputation, coupled with the firm's extensive preparation on each case, leads to superior results, often without the need for trial.

Mr. Golden has thousands of satisfied clients whose rights, liberty, and careers have been protected by his skilled and aggressive legal defense strategies. Attorney David Golden now celebrates over 20 years of practicing law on the Treasure Coast, and is proud to be the recipient of Martindale-Hubbell's highest "AV" rating of excellence among his peers. Not every attorney is "AV" rated and The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A., takes great pride in seeing other attorneys and law firms refer their clients and loved ones to Mr. Golden for representation in varying criminal matters.

At the Law Offices of David Golden, P.A., your case will never be handed over to an associate or junior attorney, as is the case at some law firms. Call us anytime, and you will always speak to a very qualified, attentive, and caring staff member. "Full service, first class" means never receiving a tape recorded message when you call, or having to navigate through some automated menu. Your questions will always be answered immediately, and you will always be provided with copies of every document that we receive or generate so that your file will look exactly like ours. The Law Firm of David Golden, P.A., does everything possible to alleviate the stress and confusion surrounding criminal cases. Additionally, routine appointments are made with the attorney so that you have ample time to discuss every facet of your case as it progresses through the criminal process.

Our pledge to you is that we will do everything possible to get the charges dismissed, or, make sure that you receive the least possible punishment.


  • 1983 University of Georgia undergraduate degree in economics
  • 1986 Capital University School of Law (Columbus, Ohio) Juris Doctorate
  • Florida Bar Member in good standing since 1986
  • Former assistant public defender, 19th Judicial Circuit
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
  • Former Chairman of the 19th Judicial Circuit Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of the Treasure Coast Criminal Defense Group
  • Member of the Treasure Coast DUI Defense Group
  • Former professor of law at the Indian River Community College
  • Creator and co-host of WPSL's weekly radio crime magazine "INSIDE JUSTICE"
  • Member of the Martin County Bar Association
  • Member of the St. Lucie County Bar Association
  • Member of the Indian River County Bar Association
  • Member of the Okeechobee County Bar Association
  • Former board member of the Martin County Crisis Line
  • Former board member of Tri-County TEC

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David Golden P.A. - Stuart Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 903 SE Central Pkwy Stuart, FL 34994. View Map
Phone: (772) 220-4400