David Menocal

David Menocal

EMAIL: david@decastroverdelaw.com

In 2008, David graduated cum laude from Furman University, a premier liberal arts school located in Greenville, South Carolina. At Furman, David received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Political Science with a Concentration in Latin American Studies. Additionally, he received a full scholarship to play football at Furman, where he was selected in 2008 to the ESPN The Magazine All District III 1st Team.

It was at Furman where David developed a passion for his Cuban roots and interest in serving the Hispanic community of Greenville, South Carolina. While at Furman, he clerked for the Steve Henry Law Office. Specializing in criminal defense, David helped Mr. Henry manage his non-profit corporation “Law in Action,” where David educated indigent Hispanic inmates at the Greenville County Detention Center on their constitutional rights and assisted them in their early release from jail.

At Furman, David participated in VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), where he helped prepare income tax forms for Hispanic families with low to moderate incomes and also worked as an intern for the Red Cross, coordinating various activities for the Hispanic community.

David studied law at the Georgia State College of Law and the University of Nevada-William Boyd School of Law, and earned his Juris Doctor in 2013. Georgia State is one of the country’s top 60 law schools. During law school, David received CALI awards for the top grade in two classes.

While in law school, David clerked for the national law firm of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and at McEwan Martinez and Dukes, located in Orlando, Florida. In February 2014, he joined De Castroverde Law Group.

David was admitted to the Nevada Bar and the United States District Court, District of Nevada in 2013. He primarily practices in the area of criminal defense and personal injury litigation. David is also fluent in Spanish.