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David R. Carmichael

David R. Carmichael


We at Boswell & Dunlap LLP are proud to work alongside David R. Carmichael, an experienced Polk County criminal defense lawyer. Board Certified in Criminal Trial by the Florida Bar, he focuses on handling cases involving constitutional criminal law. His expert knowledge regarding this specific area of the law allows him to handle criminal cases at the state and federal level, including those involving death penalty litigation, post-conviction relief, and criminal appeals. His seasoned and proven trial skills have led to numerous successful results. In fact, he possesses certification as a death penalty litigator.

Attorney David Carmichael served as a former assistant state attorney in Highland and Polk counties. His career also includes working as a police academy instructor and certified criminal justice instructor with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Webber International University.

Active in his community, he serves on the Heartland for Children's Board of Directors and as Chairman of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. He is also active in his church as a choir member and deacon. Attorney David Carmichael is also a founding member of the Florida Prosecuting Attorney's Associations Sex Crimes Network. If you have been accused of committing a crime, no matter how severe or complex your case may seem, he can provide you with the aggressive criminal defense you need. He will do everything possible to protect you rights and help you obtain the most positive case result possible.

Wish to discuss your case with Attorney David Carmichael? Contact us today.


  • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D. - 1994
  • University of South Florida, B.A. - 1990


  • Polk County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lakeland Bar Association
  • Florida Bar, Tenth Circuit Grievance Committee
  • Wilson Inn of Court
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

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