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David S. Glicken

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney | Orlando DUI Lawyer


Thumb david glickenDavid Scott Glicken began his legal career in December, 1981 with the Ninth Judicial Circuit Office of the State Attorney in the Criminal Intake Division, responsible for handling all Bond Hearings, Civil Forfeitures, and Municipal Bond Validations. In 1982, Mr. Glicken appeared for the first time before the Florida Supreme Court and successfully argued a case appealed directly from the Circuit Court. As an Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Glicken rapidly advanced from the Criminal Intake Division and within six [6] months became the second Assistant State Attorney (and youngest) to be named as Legal Advisor to the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI), a multi-law enforcement agency responsible for prosecuting organized crime, wiretap, electronic surveillance, prostitution, adult entertainment, RICO, pornography, obscenity, and drug possession/trafficking cases.

In 1984, Mr. Glicken entered private practice and The Glicken Law Firm was established in 1986. Mr. Glicken’s thirty [30]  years of experience have enabled him to represent his clients in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner. Mr. Glicken has represented clients in various State and Federal criminal matters, both Felony and Misdemeanor criminal cases, including multiple First Degree Death Penalty Murder Cases, State drug trafficking cases, Federal Drug Trafficking and Counterfeiting Currency cases, DUI’s & DUI Manslaughter, assault & battery, obscenity and pornography cases, wiretap and electronic surveillance, prostitution and adult entertainment, sexting defense criminal cases, computer sex crimes, and prescription fraud. An experienced litigator, Mr. Glicken has also obtained civil jury verdicts in excess of one million dollars.

Mr. Glicken is known as an aggressive, yet compassionate, attorney who obtains results!

The Glicken Law Firm offers:

    Free Initial Consultation

    Evening/Weekend Appointments Available

    All Major Credit Cards Accepted

The Glicken Firm is a full-service law firm serving clients primarily in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Volusia, Lake and Polk Counties. However, Mr. Glicken has traveled throughout the State of Florida representing various individuals and businesses for their legal cases and matters.  Mr. Glicken is a sole practitioner who personally handles every case and provides each client with the special care they deserve. At The Glicken Law Firm the client is not a case or a number, but an individual with distinct and personal needs which are attended to by the Staff and employees of the Firm.

The Glicken Firm understands that the legal process can be a difficult and confusing time for you and your family. That is why he devotes the necessary time to you and your case to ensure that you have all the legal knowledge you need to make a well-informed decision. Mr. Glicken believes personal attention and legal guidance are essential to protecting your interests and preserving your peace of mind.

The Glicken Law Firm, is dedicated to protecting you and your rights. Mr. Glicken provides all of his clients the personal attention they deserve and The Glicken Law Firm has the resources and the time to devote to each case. Through the years our clients have come to depend on our dedication, reliability, innovative strategies and continual professionalism.

Mr. Glicken is a Florida native and a long-time resident of Orlando since 1970. After having graduated from Bishop Moore High School in Orlando, he attended  Florida State University where he received two [2] Bachelor of Science Degrees in four [4] years (B.S. - Political Science and B.S. - Criminal Justice). Mr. Glicken then attended and graduated from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, with a Juris Doctorate Degree (J.D.) in two [2] years. Upon receiving his J.D., David returned to the Orlando area to practice law and has been doing so for more than thirty [30] years.

A strong believer in the philosophy of “giving back” to the community, Mr. Glicken currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida State University Torchbearer’s Board and has served on the Board of Directors for the Central Florida Catholic Youth League seven [7] years. Mr. Glicken is currently serving his second consecutive term as President of the Catholic Youth League of Central Florida, an organization serving the needs of more than one thousand [1,000] student-athletes each year. David is active in various other non-profit entities and he volunteers more than 1,200 hours of his time to these non-profit organizations.                                      

Mr. Glicken will listen to you and help meet your needs in a way uniquely catered to you. When there are legal issues involving family members (especially divorce), the experience can be emotionally draining. It takes a caring, professional and experienced lawyer to take on all your legal issues. Mr. Glicken is trusted by all his clients for his meticulous work and is well-liked for his understanding and compassion. For Attorney Glicken, the client is at the center of each legal issue and that issue is all about you. Mr. Glicken has an exceptional courtroom litigation record in getting his clients what they deserve.

By providing competent, experienced and ethical legal counsel, we offer our clients a realistic and objective approach to resolve their legal matters. Mr. Glicken aggressively uses technology to assist his clients through the legal process. He offers a commitment to the highest standards of service. The Glicken Firm’s goal is to assist you through the legal process in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.


Bachelor of Science in Political Science (B.S. - Florida State University: 1979) Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (B.S. - Florida State University: 1979) Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D. - Cumberland School of Law: 1981)