The founder of Holloway Law, Dave is an experienced trial attorney, having tried over 40 cases in his career. He focuses on representing entrepreneurs and small businesses, helping them grow and protect their valuable assets, ideas, and business practices. Dave is also Of Counsel to the Shlanksy Law Group, handling their business litigation in Delaware.
Dave also serves as a contract attorney with the Office of the Child Advocate, where he represents children in Delaware who have been placed into foster care. Dave represents these children throughout their entire stay in foster care, and, in some cases, for years beyond that.
Prior to founding Holloway Law, Dave spent 4 years as a Deputy Attorney General with the Delaware Department of Justice, where he served as a prosecutor in the Misdemeanor Trial Unit, the New Castle County Felony Trial Unit, and the Wilmington Felony Trial Unit. In time his time as a prosecutor, Dave handled thousands of cases, including traffic offenses, DUI’s, shoplifting/thefts, burglaries, drug dealings, robberies, firearms offenses, and homicides.
In addition to his normal caseload, he was also the lead prosecutor for the Drug Diversion Program in the Court of Common Pleas and the Mental Health Program in Superior Court; this experience gives him unique insight into how the criminal justice system deals with those who are battling addiction and/or mental health issues.
After his time as a prosecutor, Dave worked as a Copyright Litigator, where he represented photographers in complex, multi-million dollar Federal lawsuits against large publishing companies.
Dave received his law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he focused on Trial Advocacy and public service. His dedication to public service work while at Temple Law earned him induction as a Fellow into the Rubin Public Service Honor Society.
While in law school, Dave served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Ellen M. Ceisler in the Court of Common Pleas of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. He also interned and participated in a Clinical Program for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
Dave has served as a Guest Lecturer for the Delaware Supplemental Bar Review, where he has lectured on the Rules of Evidence.
Dave holds a Bachelors in Business Administration (B.B.A.) from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, where he majored in Risk Management and Insurance.
J.D. Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2012
B.B.A. Temple University, Fox School of Business and Management, 2009
Voted one of “Delaware Today’s Top Attorneys” for 2020
Delaware State Bar
Federal District of Delaware
New Jersey State Bar
Wilmington Police Department, Academy Police Training – Constitutional Overview, April 2013
Delaware Supplemental Bar Review – Evidence Lecture, June 2014
New Castle County Police Department, Training – 4th, 5th, 6th Amendment Issues, November 2014
Delaware State Police, Training – 4th, 5th, 6th Amendment Issues, May 2015
Delaware Supplemental Bar Review – Evidence Lecture, June 2016
Small Business Expo – “As Dangerous as 1-2-3; Three Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Can’t Afford to Make,” April 2017