David Charlip Biography


Attorney Charlip is Of Counsel to the Simon Law Group P.A.. David H. Charlip is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of litigation experience. Mr. Charlip is also one of only 136 Florida Civil Law Notaries. He has managed and litigated cases across the country in states such as Florida, California, Washington, Missouri, South Dakota, New York, Wyoming, Nevada, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Illinois, Maine, Louisiana, and New Hampshire, to name a few.

Mr. Charlip has a reputation as an innovator and a leader in such areas as Mortuary and Funeral Law, Civil and Corporate Litigation, Real Estate Law, Banking Law, Consumer Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, and Nursing Home litigation, on both the individual level and in class or collective actions. Mr. Charlip has litigated many varied disputes involving the death care industry and has acted as counsel as part of the formation, acquisition, sale and renovation of funeral homes, cemeteries and crematories. Some of Mr. Charlip most notable mortuary cases include: Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL Bayview Crematorium, Massachusetts, (Seabrook) New Hampshire, Maine National Funeral Home, Fairfax County, VA Burr Oak Cemetery, Alsip, IL SWB Funeral Services, New York and Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, CA .

Mr. Charlip has one primary goal – high quality, innovative legal work based on the cutting edge of the law that places the client’s needs first. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Charlip has always advanced and secured his client’s interests by adapting and even helping create laws to his client’s unique circumstances and positions. David Charlip received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida with Honors where he was the Executive Editor of the University of Florida Law Review. He is admitted to both the Florida and New Jersey Bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, including Trial Bar, Middle District of Florida, District of New Jersey, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Charlip is the author of numerous scholarly articles.