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David A. Canale

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  • Louisiana State University

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1982

    Bachelor of Science in Zoology

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1989

    Juris Doctor

Background


A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr. Canale received his B.S. degree from Louisiana State University and his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU, where he was a member of both the Moot Court Board and the Order of the Coif. Mr. Canale is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Georgia. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia (Family Law Section), the Cobb County Bar Association (Family Law Section), and the Blue Ridge Bar Association.

He is admitted to all state courts in Louisiana, all State and Superior Courts in Georgia, and the Georgia Court of Appeals. He is also a member of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court, has been named a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by The National Advocates, and has been selected as a Super Lawyer. Mr. Canale has over twenty-five years of experience as an attorney. In addition to private practice, he previously served as an in-house counsel for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Resolution Trust Corporation, and a private corporation. Mr. Canale currently practices in all areas of domestic relations and family law. He and his wife have two children and live in Cherokee County. When he is not representing his clients, he enjoys golf, exercising, and playing with his dog Beaux.

"David was an outstanding attorney and would recommend him to anyone dealing with family matters in the Georgia Courts. David was extremely knowledgeable regarding Georgia law. He was professional and practical with his guidance and provided valuable information that helped me navigate through a...

"David was an outstanding attorney and would recommend him to anyone dealing with family matters in the Georgia Courts. David was extremely knowledgeable regarding Georgia law. He was professional and practical with his guidance and provided valuable information that helped me navigate through a difficult situation. He was very responsive and also sensitive to the emotional aspect of the experience. He did not try to provide unnecessary information or charge unnecessary fees. I have gladly recommended him to friends."

Wendy

"David Canale helped me with my child custody and divorce case. I found him to be very professional and easy to work with. He is very knowledgeable in the area of Family Law and he is well respected in the Courts. I would highly recommend him - he is an excellent attorney."

Lori