David Norris

Meet David Norris!  He is a North Palm Beach resident who has lived here the majority of his life.  He is a real estate attorney practicing here in the Village of North Palm Beach.  His firm helps navigate the intricacies of more involved real estate transactions and challenging legal disputes.  His office provides a much-needed service to our community by assisting individuals with the largest financial decisions they will make in their lives and supports the real estate professionals serving those individuals.  His office also does title work and acts as the closing agent on real estate transactions.

When he is not working, you can find him out on one of the beautiful golf courses in our area.  While he is an avid golfer he is also known to enjoy a bite to eat at one of our fabulous local restaurants and spending time with his adoring family.

Thank you, David, for spending time with us to share your story and what you love about living in The Palm Beaches.  We are grateful to hear from you.

Q: Please tell us a little bit about yourself.

I am very proud to be a North Palm Beach resident, having grown up here myself and then having raised my family here, as well.  We all love North Palm Beach and truly believe that it is the best place to live under the sun.

Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
I’ve been married to my wife Wendy for 33 years.  We have a daughter Taylor who is 31.  She works at the law firm with me as a lawyer.  Our son Joshua is 29 and he is an accountant in town here. 

Q: Please tell us about your current career. What do you love most about what you do?
I am the managing partner at the law firm Cohen Norris Wolmer Ray Telepman and Berkowitz right here in North Palm Beach. I really love all aspects of the practice of law, but probably the best part of the practice is that we help people.

What is your favorite restaurant in The Palm Beaches, and what do you love there?
The Palm Beach Yacht Club. It always delivers a special experience

Q: How long have you lived or worked in our community?
I have lived here 52 years and worked here 34 years

Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
Jack Nicklaus

Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
Italy for the food, wine, and history.

Q: What is your favorite movie?
Forrest Gump

Q: What advice would you give to a crowd of people?
Be patient and have fun.

Q: What is something on your bucket list?
Play golf at Augusta National.

Q: What is your favorite type of music to listen to or your favorite band?
Country music

Q: What current or former local business makes you the most nostalgic about our community?
The Flame Restaurant

Q: If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?
George Bush; I would love to talk to him about 9/11 while having lunch at the North Palm Beach Country Club.

Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about our community?
The small-town character.

Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
Right here, enjoying life.

Q: (Even for friends or family), what is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?
I pitched a perfect game in little league!

Q: What is the most beautiful place you have ever been to?
Pebble Beach in California.

Q: What’s your favorite day of the year and why?
Christmas day is my favorite day of the year.  It is a day full of joy and family.

Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?

Q: Who inspires you to be better?
My family

Q: What is one or two of your favorite smells?
Turkey on Thanksgiving!

Q: Finally, what 3 words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME?
Family | Love | Happiness