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David Allen Fox, Sr.
David Allen Fox Sr., 70, of Gainesville, died Feb. 26, 2018. David was born on New Year’s Eve 1948 in Atlanta to Saul E. Fox and Sarah S. O’Neal. He grew up in Atlanta and Munich, Germany. David earned degrees from the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia School of Law and the National College of Juvenile and Family Law. He was admitted to the bar in 1973 and was admitted to practice in Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and Florida and the 5th and 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. David served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia (1980-1986), State Court Solicitor Pro Term (1978) and a Georgia Certified Mediator for the Supreme Court of Georgia (1994). As Hall County Juvenile Court Judge (1986-1990) he was instrumental in developing Georgia’s Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program, which is now seen as one of the best in the nation. He was a member of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association, serving as its secretary from 1976 to 1977, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.