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Pappas & Russell
"Fighting for Fairness, Justice, and Equality"
Dedicated to protecting the rights of people
Experienced Advocates, Standing Up for You!


Criminal Defense Lawyers

Perhaps no person needs competent legal counsel more than the person charged with a crime. As a criminal attorney based in Volusia County we handle a variety of criminal cases from traffic citations, expungement to first degree murder.

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Personal Injury Lawyers

If you’ve been injured in an accident or a loved one died because of the negligence of someone else or medical malpractice, you need aggressive representation from a Daytona based personal injury attorney who is ready to take your case to court.

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Family Law Attorneys

The breakup of a family can be difficult on everybody involved, especially the children. At the Daytona Beach based law firm of Pappas & Russell, our family law attorney will help you get through your case quickly so you can move on with your life.

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Civil Litigation Lawyers

When you have a dispute that can’t be settled outside a courtroom, contact a Volusia County based civil litigation attorney at the Florida law firm of Pappas & Russell.
We will fight aggressively for you.

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Pappas & Russell is a firm dedicated to protecting the rights of people facing difficult legal problems in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, family law and civil litigation.

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George S. Pappas, P.A.

criminal defense attorney

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David B. Russell, P.A.

personal injury attorney

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David M. Russell, P.A.

family law, appeals, civil litigation attorney

A native of Daytona Beach Florida, George Pappas has earned the respect of his peers, his clients and members of his community not only in Volusia County, but all of Central Florida. He has nearly three decades of experience in Criminal Law, Family Law, General Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and as a Mediator.

Born in Tampa, Mr. Russell grew up in Daytona Beach and has over three decades of experience He handles personal injury cases, including motorcycle accidents, automobile accidents, accidents involving semi-tractor trailers and other commercial transportation, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, animal attacks, insurance contract disputes, products liability, and wrongful death claims.

Mr. Russell is a native of Ormond Beach and earned his law degree from Florida State University. He gained experience working as an assistant State Attorney for the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and as a staff attorney for Fifth District Court of Appeal for Florida. His work focuses on appellate practice and trial support, immigration law, and patent and trademark law.




October 2015

Homeowners Association Legal Issues: More Common Than You May Think!

Many people live in neighborhoods where a homeowners association has rules in place. We recommend that you read your HOA contract carefully in order to ensure that you are abiding by the rules. Legal issues still arise between a homeowner and the HOA, and we are here to assist you if that occurs.
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August 2015

Preparing For Your Initial Consultation With An Attorney: A Legal First Date!

In the lifetime of most people, there comes a time when a visit to an attorney is necessary. The initial visit can be a stressful occurrence for some people, even if the visit is for something as benign as the preparation of a Will. It doesn’t have to be stressful. Remember, the attorney is there to help you.
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July 2015

Why Learn More About Pappas & Russell?

The attorneys of Pappas & Russell have been representing clients in Northeast and Central Florida for more than 20 years.
Our attorneys have earned a reputation during that time for providing skilled representation and assertive advocacy in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, family law and civil litigation.
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Why Choose Us


We help victims

We help victims of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice and other acts of negligence obtain compensation and justice.

We defend your rights and freedom

We defend the rights and freedom of people accused of DUI, drug crimes and other misdemeanors and felonies.

We guide clients

We guide clients through the divorce process and resolve related family law problems such as child support, child custody and property division.

we pursue and defend civil litigation

Pappas & Russell also pursues and defends civil litigation involving commercial disputes, insurance claims, employment law disputes, contested wills and probate litigation and real estate issues.

skilled and aggressive

We are skilled in negotiation, aggressive at trial and determined to succeed in every case we handle.

we treat everyone fairly

Fighting for Fairness, Justice and Equality
This is not just a slogan for our law firm. It’s the way we operate. Our firm believes in treating everyone fairly and with respect and courtesy.