Avi Furstenberg

Avi is a Partner at Doogue + George and is based at our Melbourne office. He is an accredited criminal law specialist and a highly skilled advocate who has been in practice for over 20 years.
Avi Furstenberg“I value individual rights. I will stand between you and the state fiercely protecting your rights to provide you with the best defence available.”

Avi is a criminal defence lawyer in Melbourne who obtained his qualifications at Monash University. He is an LIV Accredited Criminal Law Specialist. He was a partner at a Melbourne CBD firm where he spent 15 years learning and perfecting his craft from one of the most experienced solicitors in Melbourne.

Avi is also the founder of Furstenberg Law, a Melbourne criminal law firm that specialises in criminal and traffic matters. In April of 2024, Furstenberg Law merged with Doogue + George.

Avi has acted and appeared for clients in some of the most serious and complex cases in Australia. He has also represented clients at various Royal Commissions in Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania.

Avi is an accomplished advocate and appears regularly in all jurisdictions.

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He is also listed on the prestigious Doyles Guide website as a leading criminal lawyer in Victoria and Australia and had previously served on the LIV Criminal Law Executive Committee for 11 years.
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Avi Furstenberg is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Criminal Law Specialist and was ranked by his peers as a Leading Criminal Defence Lawyer in Victoria and as a Recommended Criminal Defence Lawyer in Australia in the Doyle’s Guide 2023. Doogue + George is listed as a First Tier Criminal Law Defence Firm in the Doyle’s Guide 2023.