David J. DiMaggio
Attorney at Law / Associate at Beyer & Lippert
David represents clients in:
- Family Law (adoption, divorce, custody)
- Criminal Law (traffic citations, expunctions, and misdemeanor and felony crimes)
- DSS Court (abuse, neglect, dependency)
- Juvenile Justice cases
- Civil Disputes (evictions, small claims, etc.)
David Joseph DiMaggio is the newest attorney at Beyer & Lippert. David is a Charlotte native who graduated Elon University School of Law summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA, and numerous student awards.
Prior to law school, David attended Appalachian State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. After graduating, David began his legal career as a superior court legal assistant with the Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba County District Attorney’s Office. While simultaneously working towards his master’s degree in criminology from Arizona State University, David assisted prosecutors with every classification of felony offense within the 36th Prosecutorial District.
David participated on Elon Law’s Moot Court Board, finishing with a Top 10 Brief in the 2021 Emory Moot Court Competition. In the Summer of 2021, he completed an internship with Chief Justice Paul Newby of the North Carolina Supreme Court. David then obtained federal legal experience by completing a residency program in the Spring of 2022 with Judge Frank D. Whitney, United States District Court Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, before spending the Summer of 2022 with the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office’s Violent Crimes Team.
During law school, David was employed as a student clerk to the North Carolina Pattern Jury Instruction Criminal Subcommittee, where he assisted superior court judges in the drafting and revising of Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions based on developments in North Carolina statutory and case law. He also participated in the Guardian Ad Litem clinic, working on abuse, neglect, and dependency appeals through the law school. Upon graduation, David was awarded the Clinical Legal Education Association’s Outstanding Student Award and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award.
David now represents clients at Beyer & Lippert, PLLC in family court, criminal cases, juvenile/DSS matters, civil disputes, evictions, and more.
Recently, David started working at Appalachian State University as an adjunct professor, teaching undergraduate students about the federal and state court systems.
Beyer & Lippert serves Morganton, NC and the Surrounding Areas
- Licensed Attorney, North Carolina State Bar
- Member, 25th Judicial District Bar
- Member, Burke County Bar
- American Bar Association, former member
- Appalachian State University, Adjunct Professor