David M. Schnipper, Esquire
Schnipper Law, P. C.
2860 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 180
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Phone: (404) 983-6051
Fax: (404) 719-4263
David M. Schnipper worked in two District Attorney's Offices and knows the necessary elements that prosecutors and solicitors are looking for to obtain a guilty verdict and he now brings that view and outlook to fight vigorously for those who have been charged with a crime. His past experiences on the prosecutorial side permits him the unique benefit from understanding each case from the angle of law enforcement, prosecutors and solicitors who are attempting to bring charges against suspected defendants.
Before he decided to pursue his true passion to become a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Schnipper's career includes a repertoire of real world experience, working for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and the NBA's Orlando Magic, as well as in the financial services and real estate industries. Having played college basketball, Mr. Schnipper understands the epitome of being a team player. He segues his role as an attorney with forming strong relationships with his clients, focusing on the task at hand as a "team," which is to offer the best defense possible with a singular focus to "right" each wrong with the ultimate goal to get his clients the most favorable results.
Mr. Schnipper has strong interpersonal skills, which includes that rare ability to connect with everyone he meets and he has been guided by his strong belief that his responsibility as an attorney is to work diligently to assure that his clients constitutional rights are protected. His enthusiasm for criminal defense, knowledge of the law and criminal procedure, along with his confident courtroom demeanor make him a strong and efficient attorney that pursues justice with a passion that is unrivaled.
A passion for justice and truly believing that each person ought to have a second chance is what led Mr. Schnipper into private practice. As the late, great, legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, so eloquently said, "Failing to prepare is preparing to fail." Mr. Schnipper realizes that enthusiasm for your craft, hard work, preparation and being a skilled negotiator are what it takes to successfully win a case. He recognizes that people occasionally find themselves in a position that calls for an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney.
Mr. Schnipper was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a graduate of the University of North Florida and the Barry University School of Law, where he was awarded one of the top grades in his Trial Advocacy class. He gained valuable experience clerking for three prestigious Jacksonville law firms while in law school, then honed his skills at the prosecutorial level being involved in criminal cases, both at the felony and misdemeanor levels, working in two district attorney's offices. Then Mr. Schnipper acquired the understandings within the criminal defense side working as an associate attorney for two Atlanta criminal defense firms before creating Schnipper Law, P.C.
Mr. Schnipper is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Criminal Law Section of the Georgia Bar. He is admitted to practice in all Superior, State and Magistrate Courts, Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.