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2838 South Ingram Mill Road
Springfield, MO, 65804
United States



Professional Career - Springfield, MO

David Doran is a criminal defense lawyer in Springfield, MO

Professional Career

Attorney David Doran concentrates his practice primarily in the area of Criminal Defense and Mediation and provides representation to clients in State, Federal, and Municipal Courts.  He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court and has successfully handled cases in state, federal and municipal courts throughout Missouri. Mr. Doran also servers as a Guardian ad Litem.

With more than 32 years of experience, Mr. Doran has successfully represented defendants including physicians, nurses, attorneys and business people in all types of felony, misdemeanor and traffic matters.  He has participated in obtaining defendant’s verdicts or dismissals in cases including drug offenses (possession of a controlled substance, possession with the intent to distribute, deliver, manufacture or produce a controlled substance and trafficking drugs), driving while intoxicated, complex white collar crimes, felony tax matters, murder, assault, burglary, stealing, tampering, forgery and traffic offenses.

Mr. Doran has represented and obtained a dismissal of a Springfield Police Officer who was charged with assault of an individual in custody. He also represented an officer with the Greene County Sheriff's Department with misuse of official information by a public servant. This case was also dismissed.

David is a member of the Missouri Bar Association (member criminal law committee and alternative dispute resolution committee) and Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (member criminal law committee).  He continues to participate in bar association activities, in moderating programs, and speaking at legal seminars.


Education and Writing

Mr. Doran attended Drury University in Springfield, Missouri on a Presidential Scholarship and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Political Science from Missouri State University on the Horace Hasiltine Pre-Law Scholarship.  He obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from John Rogers Hall at the University Of Tulsa College Of Law.  

Mr. Doran has served as an Adjunct Professor at Missouri State University in Criminal Law and Law Enforcement Administration.  He is also the author of “Ward Off Legal Problems by Practicing Preventative Law,” which appeared in Missouri Physician Magazine.