David was born in 1947, and is a lifelong resident of Perry, Georgia. David, like his brother Larry, is a “double dawg” having graduated from the University of Georgia with two degrees, a B.B.A. in 1969 and a J.D. in 1975. David was admitted to the bar in 1975 and joined the firm as a partner that same year.

Before his retirement in 2019, David practiced in the areas of municipal law, real estate, wills, probate and business law. David worked for multiple cities and counties, including serving as the City Attorney for Perry, Georgia for 35 plus years.

David and his wife, Deborah, have three grown children and two grandchildren. They are members of the Perry United Methodist Church.