Meet Our Associate in Alabama

EDUCATION

  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University – Birmingham, Alabama, JD
  • • Member Cumberland Law Review

    • Book Award -Conflicts of Law

    • Full Tuition Scholarship

  • Auburn University – Auburn, Alabama, BA – Political Science
  • • Phi Kappa Phi

    • Pi Sigma Alpha

    • Auburn Wiregrass Alumni Scholarship

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • ALEXANDER SHUNNARAH & ASSOCIATES – Mobile, Alabama
  • Associate

  • ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE THIRTY-THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT – Geneva, Alabama
  • Attorney

  • BEECHER STREET LAW OFFICES – Dothan, Alabama
  • Associate

  • COBB, BOYD, WHITE & COBB – Dothan, Alabama
  • Associate

  • THE LAW OFFICE OF DAVID W. ROUSSEAU – Dothan, Alabama
  • Associate

  • THE GAMBLE LAW FIRM, P.C. – Dothan, Alabama
  • Associate

  • THE LAW OFFICE OF LEE & ROUSSEAU – Geneva, Alabama
  • Attorney

  • JOHN KNOWLES, ATTORNEY – Geneva, Alabama
  • Associate

  • CHERRY, GIVENS, TARVER, LOCKET & DIAZ, P.C. – Dothan, Alabama
  • Associate

MUNICIPAL

  • Attorney for the City of Ashford
  • 2013-2104

  • Attorney for the town of Malvern
  • 2008-2014

  • City of Samson, Alabama – Municipal Court Judge
  • 1992-2001

  • City of Hartford, Alabama – Municipal Court Prosecutor
  • 1996-2001

  • City of Geneva, Alabama – Municipal Court Judge
  • 1996-2001

  • City of Geneva, Alabama – Municipal Court Prosecutor
  • 1992-1996

CONNECT

DAVID ROUSSEAU
DAVID ROUSSEAUAssociate

ABOUT

David was born in Dothan, Alabama and raised in Hartford, Alabama. After graduating from Geneva County High School in 1986, he attended Enterprise State Junior College before transferring to Auburn University. Dave received a scholarship from the Auburn Wiregrass Alumni Association. He graduated with a Pre-law Political Science degree with High Honor in 1988. While at Auburn he was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi; Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society). After leaving Auburn, he attended the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University on a full tuition scholarship. While at Cumberland he was a Member Cumberland Law Review; and had the highest score in his Conflicts of Law class. Since being admitted to the Bar he has had a varied practice in Southeast Alabama. He has served as a municipal court prosecutor for two towns, a municipal court judge for two, and served as attorney for two other municipalities. After serving as a full time assistant District Attorney for Dale and Geneva Counties, he took a part time assistant District Attorney position before becoming affiliated with Shunnarah and Associates in October of 2015.

Dave lives in Hartford with Kim, his wife of twenty-four years. He has three children. Amanda graduated from Geneva County High in 2012 and is studying to be an elementary teacher at the Dothan branch of Troy University. Amanda marched for six years with the band and played the flute and piccolo. Michelle is a junior at Geneva County High where she plays a trumpet in the marching band. Sara is a freshman and plays the clarinet. During football season you will find Dave every Friday night in the stands watching his daughters perform and pulling for the Geneva County Bulldogs. He covers the football games for the local paper. In addition to following the Bulldogs, Dave enjoys tinkering with his 1955 Studebaker Commander and 1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce.

Dave and his family are members of the First United Methodist Church of Hartford where he has held many leadership positions including Lay leader and chair of the Administrative Council. He is a Certified Lay Speaker and frequently speaks at churches in the area.

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • First United Methodist Church of Hartford, Alabama
  • Lay Leader

    Chairman of Administrative Board

    Vice Chair of Administrative Board

    Chairman of Wills and Legacy Committee

    Chairman of Missions Committee

    Stewardship Chairman

    Member of Staff Parish Relations Committee

    Board of Trustees

    Nominating Committee

    Finance Committee and Membership Secretary

  • Gideons International
  • 2000-present

  • Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors
  • 2004-2005

  • Rotary International
  • 2000-present