David formed Sacks & Goetz with Livia Goetz in 2011. His practice focuses on all aspects of juvenile law including juvenile delinquency, juvenile dependency and termination of parental rights cases, as well as foster parents' and grandparents' rights. David also represents parents under investigation by Child Protective Services for abuse or neglect. In addition to his juvenile law practice, David also represents clients in various family law matters and personal injury cases.
David was born and raised in Portland, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1996. He attended college at the University of Wisconsin, where he played collegiate tennis and earned Academic All-Big Ten Honors. After graduating from the University of Oregon in 2004, David worked as research fellow at the New York University School of Law. He returned to Portland to work as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Ellen Rosenblum and the Honorable Henry Kantor. David spent the next five years as an associate attorney practicing juvenile law, representing parents and children in juvenile dependency and delinquency proceedings. David also has experience practicing investment fraud law, filing claims against stockbrokers for defrauding or mismanaging their clients' accounts.
When not practicing law, David enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and golf and watching the Portland Trailblazers. David is on the executive board of the Pixie Project, an animal rescue organization that his family founded in 2007.