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David A. Shekhter

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David A. Shekhter


David A. Shekhter

Experienced Daytona Beach Personal Injury Lawyer

Attorney David Shekhter has displayed competence in every area of law he practices. As a personal injury litigator and criminal defense attorney, clients have found him informative and efficient, guiding them through the process and taking special care for those who have zero experience in the legal realm. In this effort, Mr. Shekhter does his utmost to keep his clients informed. He has helped clients through various cases involving citizenship, deportation, criminal defense, and automobile accidents. Your case can leave you with a lot of questions, and he wants you in the loop.

Personal Life & Education

David Shekhter is a Daytona native. Born to Russian parents, he has fluent knowledge of both the English and Russian languages. A Florida resident all his life, he attended various schools in the state and finished off with a Juris Doctorate of Law from Stetson University College of Law. Not long after, Mr. Shekhter joined Politis & Matovina, P.A. in 2010 as a Daytona Beach personal injury attorney, where he also practices criminal defense and immigration law. He is recognized as a lifetime member of Million Dollar & Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a member of the Florida Bar, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


  • Politis & Matovina, P.A., 2010-present
    • Associate Attorney, Palm Coast, Florida
    • Practice areas include personal injury, criminal defense & immigration law.
  • David A. Shekhter, P.A., 2007-2010
    • Daytona Beach, Florida
    • Practice areas include personal injury, criminal defense & immigration law.


  • Seabreeze High School, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1998
  • Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 2000
    • A.A. Degree
  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 2002
    • Political Science Major and Economics Minor
  • Stetson University College Of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2005
    • Juris Doctorate of Law

Awards & Recognitions

  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University – Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Advisor
  • Stallworth Trial Team Award
  • Completed internship with Judge David Levy in the 3rd DCA
  • Awarded the preeminent “AV” rating, the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Shekhter the highly esteemed “AV” rating, their highest ranking award. He is also a recipient of the Stallworth Trial Team Award for his exemplary contributions to Stetson University’s trial team. For Daytona Beach personal injury, immigration, or criminal defense he offers hands on, experienced counsel.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Florida Bar
  • Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of Volusia County Bar Association
  • Member of Flagler County Bar Association
  • Member of Community Legal Services of Mid Florida
  • Member of Florida Justice Association
  • Member of U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Member of Volusia Civil Trial Attorneys Association
  • Member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 – Criminal Defense
  • Member of the Volusia Chapter/Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers