David Wolfe attended the University of Georgia where he graduated in 1976 with a bachelor of arts in journalism. In 1979 he graduated from John Marshall Law School with a J.D. and began his practice of law with the firm of Hudson & Montgomery in Athens, Ga. On April Fools’ Day, 1982, he opened his office in Atlanta and continues that practice here to date.
Wolfe specializes in criminal defense work and has tried cases throughout the country in various state and federal courts. He has handled many high-profile cases in Georgia of national interest, including his challenge to Georgia’s hate crime statute, which was struck down by the Georgia Supreme Court as unconstitutional.
He is a founding member of the Georgia Innocence Project and represented Clarence Harrison, the first inmate exonerated and released after 18 years imprisonment by the Project based upon DNA evidence. He is a life member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the board of directors of that organization.