David Meyers, JD
David Meyers is an attorney who serves as Chief Operating Officer of Dependency Legal Services, a non-profit that holds contracts to represent parents and children in four Northern California Counties. In addition, David serves as part time staff to the UC Davis Northern Training Academy, and runs the Law Office of David M. Meyers.
He has been working in the field of juvenile dependency law since 1995. David served for many years as a Senior Attorney with the Center for Families Children and the Courts where his primary responsibility included curriculum development and training facilitation for attorneys and court professionals engaged in juvenile dependency practice. David is licensed to practice law in California, Arizona and the Pascua Yaqui Nation.
Prior to joining CFCC, David was an Assistant Attorney General in Tucson representing their Child Protective Services Division. He worked for Sacramento Child Advocates, and for many years served as the supervising Attorney of Parent Advocates of Sacramento where he was responsible for the representation of indigent parents in child welfare cases.
He is currently a member of the American Bar Association’s Parent Attorney Representation Project Steering Committee, where he works to advance attorney representation issues throughout the country. David holds a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Music from the University of Florida and his JD from the University of Arizona.
David is the former music critic for his hometown newspaper and plays piano in a Sacramento area club.