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Criminal Defense Attorney

David Lee Windecher

David Lee Windecher was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2012 and the Florida Bar in 2014. David is a member of the Georgia and Florida Court of Appeals, the Georgia and Florida Supreme Court, the Northern District of Georgia United States District Court and the American Bar Association. David graduated Summa Cum Laude from American Intercontinental University in 2005 and received his Juris Doctorate degree from John Marshall Law School in 2012. David started his career as an intern with the Dekalb County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases under the Third-Year Practice Act from May 2011 thru May 2012. Prior to establishing the Windecher Firm, David was an Associate Attorney at the esteemed criminal defense firm of Arora & LaScala from November 2012 thru June 2015.


David is the Author of The AmerIcan Dream | HisStory In The Making. He published the autobiography in May of 2015 to portray the difficulty of obtaining the American dream as an impoverished minority.


David founded RED Inc. in March 2015. RED (Rehabilitation Enables Dreams) is a non-profit organization which sponsors GED (General Education Diploma or Graduate Equivalent Diploma) programs for impoverished individuals and juveniles facing non-violent criminal charges. RED’s mission is to increase literacy, reduce poverty and stop recidivism amongst America’s youth.


David is a recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Distinction Award in 2013 and 2014. He is a frequent guest on HLN’s Nancy Grace and NPR Radio as a legal expert. David specializes in criminal defense, juvenile law and expungement procedures. If you would like to learn more about David Windecher click here to visit his personal website.





  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, GA, Juris Doctor, 2012
  • American Intercontinental University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Bachelor of Arts, 2005



  • American Bar Association



  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, 2013-Present
  • General Mediator, State of Georgia





Knowledge and Experience

What We Do

Criminal Defense

At the Windecher Firm we handle all criminal law cases that include DUI charges, drug charges — from small-quantity possession to large-quantity manufacturing — and white collar crimes such as fraud and forgery. Read More…

DUI Defense

A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) becomes part of a permanent criminal record that follows you for the rest of your life.  Read More…

Drug Offenses

As soon as you are arrested or discover you are under investigation, the clock is ticking. To ensure the best possible outcome in your drug case, you need to act quickly and hire a criminal defense firm. Read More…


When someone is arrested in Georgia the impact could remain long after the case is closed, even if the charges are dropped. Read More…