David S. Henson

David Henson joined Henson Fuerst in 1998. He received his bachelor’s degree with academic distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995. He then received his Juris Doctor from University of North Carolina School of Law in 1998.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, David worked as a certified emergency medical technician. Being a first responder to accidents involving catastrophic injuries, he saw how the negligence of one person can drastically and dramatically change someone else’s life. After joining the firm in 1998, David went on to lead and manage the injury, disability, and mass tort sections of the firm for 15 years.

David currently focuses his professional time in the area of eminent domain and land condemnation. David is passionate about representing individuals, businesses, and churches confronted with having land taken from them by the government.

David feels personally connected to his clients and always tries to put himself in your shoes. David gives his clients the same advice he would give to his own father, mother, sister, or brother if they needed legal advice.

“I won’t ever hide the truth from you—the information I give may not be what you want to hear, but it is the truth. I will always put my clients’ best interests at the forefront of everything I do. In everything I do, I strive to leave the world a better place. As a lawyer, I can help people in their time of need by giving them a voice and by making sure that the legal system protects their personal rights. When no one is around to protect individuals, corporations or the government tend to roll right over them. I consider it a privilege to be able to offer that kind of protection.”
– David Henson

David’s spare time is all about family. On weekends, David and his wife, Carma Henson, spend as much time as possible with their two sons.

David is a firm believer in giving back to the community, and many of his family’s activities involve community service. Says David: “We have so much to be thankful for in our lives that it’s important for us to feel that we’re sharing some of ourselves.”