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David Gideon Crockett, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia, United States Dist Court (northern and middle districts) Georgia 1969, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1970, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit), United States Supreme Court 1977.


Crockett, David Gideon was born on September 29, 1943 in Columbus, Georgia, United States. Son of G.P. and Mable (Brookins) Crockett.


Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). New York University Law School (Juris Doctor, 1969).


Worked at David G. Crockett, P.C. (Atlanta, Georgia) specializing in Bankruptcy, Consumer Credit Law, Commercial, Real Estate, Civil Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1969, Georgia. 1970, United States. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit.

1977, United States. Supreme Court. 1981, United States. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit. Phi Delta Phi. Author: "Defending Consumer Credit Cases," Georgia Defense Lawyers Journal, 1981.

"Judgment Collection in Georgia," NBI, 1993. "Advanced Collections and the Bankruptcy Process," NBI, 1994. President, 1977-1992 and Board Chairman, 1992-1996, Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.

Member: Atlanta (Chairman, Indigent Programs Committee, 1975-1978) and American (Member, Consumer Affairs Committee, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, 1970-1972. Member, Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice. Litigation) Bar Associations.

State Bar of Georgia (Member: Sections on Bankruptcy, General Practice, Corporate and Banking Law, Real Estate Law and Litigation. Committee on Delivery of Legal Services, 1979-1981). American Judicature Society.

Lawyers Club of Atlanta. Commercial Law League of America. Council on Personal Finance Law.

American Bankruptcy Institute.


Board directors Southside Day Care Association, Atlanta, 1970-1984. President Neighborhood Justice Center Atlanta, Inc., 1972-1992, chairman, 1997, chairman emeritus, since 1997. Member Northwest Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, 1981, elder, 1987-1990, 02-05.

Member Georgia Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association (chairman indigent program committee 1975-1978, chairman special projects committee 1986-1987), American Judicature Society, American Bankruptcy Institute, Council of Personal Finance Law, Commercial Law League American, Atlanta Lawyer's Club, Ansley Golf Club, 191 Club, Yale Club Georgia, Yale Club New York.


Married Amelia Ann Rood, April 2, 1977. Children: Elisabeth Ann, Carolyn Rood, David Gideon Junior.