Tennessee Criminal Lawyers

Meredith Mochel Ziebold
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Chattanooga, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Licensed in Tennessee and Georgia, I dedicate my practice to DUI defense and criminal defense. I work for myself and have my own space right in the heart of downtown Chattanooga. My clients come first when they step in... Read More »
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Eric M Larsen
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney

As a former probation/parole officer and the son of a decorated homicide detective, my entire life has been connected to the criminal justice system. I've seen the inside of a prison, I know police tactics, and I've seen... Read More »
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Jedidiah 'Jed' McKeehan
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

There is probably no worse feeling then the moment that this thought crosses your mind, "I think I need an attorney." You are immediately thrust in to a world you know nothing about, relying on someone you don't know to... Read More »
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Scott A. Lanzon
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Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Scott A. Lanzon was born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, where his father was serving in the United States Army, 101st Airborne. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, Scott graduated from the University of Montana in 1998. After... Read More »
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Garth Best
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Chattanooga, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(423) 693-2378 1257 Market St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Nashville School of Law
Attorney R.Garth Best is a native of Cleveland, TN where he graduated from Bradley Central High School in 1998. He is an alumni from the prestigious Virginia Military Institute (Class of 2003). Upon graduation from VMI he received a degree in International Studies (B.A.) with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies, as well as minors in Arabic and Business. During his studies at VMI, Mr. Best had the opportunity to study abroad in both Morocco and Egypt. His studies abroad concentrated on Arabic and Political Science while studying at the American University of Cairo. Upon graduation, Mr. Best came...
Matt Maniatis
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 366-1211 2874 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Immigration
Loyola University New Orleans
Matt Maniatis is a partner at Saenz & Maniatis, PLLC, a Nashville, TN law firm assisting the community in the areas of immigration and naturalization, criminal defense, divorce, family law, probate, and civil litigation. Matt graduated in 2008 from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminology. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree in 2011 from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Matt is licensed and admitted to practice in all Tennessee state courts, all U.S. immigration courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, and the U.S....
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
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Cleveland, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(423) 424-6208 140 North Ocoee Street, Suite 290
Cleveland, TN 37311
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Divorce and Insurance Defense
The George Washington University Law School
I have over 16 years in insurance defense, worker's compensation, employment law and litigation. I have argued appeals to the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. After serving as a Senior Partner with a large, multi-state defense firm, I started Jones & Associates, PLLC over 2 years ago. We have branched into retaliatory discharge, pharmaceutical products liability, automobile accidents and premises liability. The firm is currently focused on DIVORCE and CRIMINAL DEFENSE.
Marcos M. Garza
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(888) 384-2255 Bank of America Building
550 W. Main Street, Suite 340
Knoxville, TN 37902
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Nursing Home and Traffic Tickets
University of Tennessee College of Law
Marcos Garza is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee College of Law. After serving as a Judge Advocate in the Marine Corps as a Captain, he started his firm in December, 2007. He has become known as the "go to" guy in the field of dui, criminal defense, and personal injury law in East Tennesee. The Garza Law Firm strives to treat "Clients like Family," so you can be assured of the very best customer service. With a team of five attorneys with approximately 100 years of legal experience, you can feel...
James A Turner
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 895-0030 6 North Public Square
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Nashville School of Law
Jimmy Turner focuses his practice on criminal defense, insurance and injury litigation, and estate planning. A Memphis native, Jimmy graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Administration. Prior to entering law school, he worked for Covenant Transport in Chattanooga, TN, one of the largest trucking companies in the Southeastern United States. This education and experience has provided Jimmy with a unique, firsthand knowledge of the transportation industry and federal motor carrier regulations not held by the average attorney. As an attorney, Jimmy has also represented a number of trucking companies in injury...
Jedidiah 'Jed' McKeehan
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(865) 588-1096 1111 N. Northshore Drive, Suite N-290
Knoxville, TN 37919
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Samford University
There is probably no worse feeling then the moment that this thought crosses your mind, "I think I need an attorney."

You are immediately thrust in to a world you know nothing about, relying on someone you don't know to help you through one of the most critical situations in your life. Scary stuff.

Or maybe you find yourself in need of an attorney on your side to take care of business so you can keep growing your business. Whether it is landlord-tenet disputes, legal contracts, or other sensitive situations, having someone you know and trust is essential in the current...
Eric M Larsen
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 567-3072 342 Main Street
Suite 202
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
As a former probation/parole officer and the son of a decorated homicide detective, my entire life has been connected to the criminal justice system. I've seen the inside of a prison, I know police tactics, and I've seen first-hand how our criminal justice system can be unfair. My passion is standing up for folks who need someone knowlegable and skilled in their corner to protect their rights. My passion for standing up for what's right is also delivered in the representation of folks experiencing the challenges of a Divorce or Child Custody battles. Having started my career primary...
Bradley L. Henry
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KNOXVILLE, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(865) 670-8535 900 S. Gay Street
Ste 1950
KNOXVILLE, TN 37902
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Securities and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee College of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
Bradley L. Henry is a leading white collar and federal criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling complex criminal matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, including in the United States Supreme Court. Brad’s practice includes the representation of executives and other individuals in connection with a variety of federal and state offenses, including computer fraud and abuse, tax fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, money laundering, export violations, environmental crimes, bribery of government officials and theft of trade secrets.  In addition to his white collar practice, Brad also represents individuals charged with...
Jonathan Turner
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(615) 274-9309 342 Main Street
Suite 202-B
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and White Collar Crime
University of Virginia
Jonathan Turner is a former Virginia prosecutor and an experienced trial, criminal defense, DUI, and family law attorney. He has successfully handled a wide range of cases from DUI, drug offenses, probation violations, serious felonies like murder, kidnapping, aggravated assault, thefts, misdemeanors, child support, child neglect, and child custody cases. As a criminal prosecutor, he tried thousands of criminal cases and was known as an aggressive trial attorney. In Tennessee, he has successfully defended clients from being convicted ranging from serious felonies like especially aggravated kidnapping to drug dealing, to all types of misdemeanors, to...
Jessica Sue Sisk
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Newport, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(423) 623-3137 303 East Broadway
Newport, TN 37821
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Appalachian School of Law
You're charged with a crime and feel like you're seen as guilty until you prove you're innocent. Maybe you've celebrated a bit too much or tried to escape your problems and picked up a charge and don't want to lose your job or have a criminal history. You need out of a bad marriage. You want to rebuild your family or divide your assets between your loved ones for use after you're gone. Don't feel overwhelmed by the process...we can help! When you walk through the doors of our office, you're going through some of if not...
Christopher Coats
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience

As a lawyer and a former judge, I have often seen how good people can get into trouble. When they do, they need a lawyer they can trust and depend on. A lawyer who will listen. A lawyer who knows the law. A lawyer... Read More »
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Mike G. Nassios
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer

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John M. Milazo
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(615) 599-7719 Milazo Law, P.C.
109 Cleburne Street
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Mississippi
John M. Milazo has been practicing primarily in the area of Divorce, Family Law and Criminal Defense since July of 1999. If you are going through a Divorce, Child Custody or Post Divorce modification; or if you have been charged with a crime John Milazo and his staff can help you through the legal process. Both Contested and Uncontested Divorces are handled professionally and with personal care and attention to detail. Aggressive and Passionate legal representation can be expected from this firm.
Meredith Mochel Ziebold
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(423) 803-4333 809 Market St.
Ziebold Building
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Free ConsultationChattanooga, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Criminal and DUI
University of Tennessee College of Law
Licensed in Tennessee and Georgia, I dedicate my practice to DUI defense and criminal defense. I work for myself and have my own space right in the heart of downtown Chattanooga.

My clients come first when they step in my door. It is not only my job to get each case the best possible result but to make sure clients understand their charges, the process, and their options at each stage of their case.

For more information about me, please visit my website, www.zieboldlawfirm.com
or call me at (423) 331-0178.
Christopher Coats
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(615) 459-3131 722 S Church St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Nashville School of Law
As a lawyer and a former judge, I have often seen how good people can get into trouble. When they do, they need a lawyer they can trust and depend on. A lawyer who will listen. A lawyer who knows the law. A lawyer who can explain their different options. I am that lawyer.

I have been a licensed attorney for 28 years of which I was a General Sessions judge for 13 years. That gave me great experience that I can use to help you in a criminal matter, such possession, assault or DUI....
Matthew S. Brock
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(423) 693-2378 1257 Market St
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Free ConsultationChattanooga, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
Criminal and DUI
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. Brock handles cases from simple speeding tickets to First Degree Murder, however his practice is primarily focused on DUI and drug related crimes. He is one of the few attorneys in the nation certified as an instructor in the DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is the same course that police officers take in order to make DUI arrests while in the Academy. As impaired driving laws with regards to substances other than alcohol are becoming more prevalent, Mr. Brock is ahead of the curve...
Mr David Ridings
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(615) 851-1888 211 Union Street
Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Nashville School of Law
David G. Ridings, Criminal Defense Attorney Nashville, TN, United States Ridings Law Group, P.C. Nashville Criminal Defense Attorney. ...At Ridings Law Group, P.C., Attorney David Ridings has experience on every side of the criminal justice system. He has a long history in law enforcement Serving as a police officer for over 10 years. After leaving the Metro Nashville Police Department, David Ridings served at the Nashville District Attorney's Office, just prior to opening his own Law Firm in 1998. From that time he has maintained a General Practice in the Middle Tennessee area, and now focuses exclusively on Criminal Defense Law. He...
James R. Owen
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(865) 440-6345 550 W. Main St., Ste 950
Knoxville, TN 37902
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
After Graduating from the University of Memphis Law School in 1997, James R. Owen moved back to East Tennessee and started practicing law, focusing mainly in the area of Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI defense. He has successfully defended thousands of citizens accused of crimes. He prides himself in investigating not only the facts of his case but also getting to know his clients on a personal level, so he can address any underlying personal issues that may have led to the criminal charges. This holistic approach often leads to a better outcome in the legal system, but also a...
Jason S Collver
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(865) 770-3470 234 Morrell Road, #301
Knoxville, TN 37919
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Tennessee College of Law
Jason Collver zealously represents individuals who are charged with a criminal offense such as driving under the influence, simple possession, public intoxication, and much more; individuals hurt in car accidents; couples seeking agreed divorce; and other general litigation matters.

He started Collver Law in 2018 to offer client centric representation, custom tailored to the client’s unique legal situation. Each case is different and should not be treated in a cookie cutter manner. Mr. Collver’s goal is to take as much stress out of the legal process as possible, while providing representation at an affordable rate.

Mr. Collver was a member the...
Donnavon K. Vasek
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Lebanon, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
137 Public Square
Lebanon, TN 37087
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Probate
Nashville School of Law
My legal focus shifted to criminal law when I started working as Frank Lannom's Lead Investigator at the Law Offices of Lannom & Williams. Working with Frank and his Associate, Melanie Bean, exposed me to the glaring fact that we as citizens must ensure that our consititutional rights are protected in the courts. From investigating simple DUIs to sex offenses to vehicular homicide, I have seen firsthand how important it is for every citizen to have access to skilled and dedicated defense counsel. Now that I am a practicing attorney at Lannom & Williams, I intend to uphold the...
Jim Williams
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Kingsport, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(423) 230-0006 324 Cherokee Street
Kingsport, TN 37660-4336
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
The attorneys at Jim Williams & Associates are active members of the communities we serve. We value the long-term relationships we have established with our clients who come to us for a full range of ongoing legal services in the following areas of law: Accidents (car, truck, motorcycle, and slip and fall) | Adoption | Appeals (civil and criminal) | Bankruptcy | Child Custody | Child Support | Conservatorship | Contractor or Builder Disputes | Contracts | Criminal Defense | Debt Collection | Divorce | Estate Planning | Estate or Will Contests | Expungements | Family Law | General...
Quinton E. Thompson
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Memphis, TN Criminal Law Lawyer
(901) 322-8737 119 S. Main St
500
Memphis, TN 38103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
Vanderbilt University Law School
Brent Horst
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience

Brent Horst is a criminal defense attorney serving clients throughout Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Memphis Tennessee. For more than 25 years, Brent has dedicated his legal career to defending the rights of... Read More »
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James R. Owen
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience

After Graduating from the University of Memphis Law School in 1997, James R. Owen moved back to East Tennessee and started practicing law, focusing mainly in the area of Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI defense. He has... Read More »
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Matt Gulotta
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Memphis, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(901) 457-1147 202 Adams Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Matt Gulotta is a Memphis, Tennessee based attorney admitted to practice law in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas, and concentrating his practice on criminal law, personal injury, federal litigation, and traffic and speeding ticket defense. Before earning his law license, Mr. Gulotta worked as a commercial airline pilot.
James Jeffrey Lee
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Memphis, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(901) 318-3733 1303 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Criminal and Personal Injury
J. Jeffrey Lee is one of only five Certified Criminal Trial Specialists in Memphis, Tennessee and and he has recently been rated as one of the Three Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Memphis. He has also been Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has attended the Tennessee Criminal Defense College on numerous occasions, along with the renowned National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. He was recently inducted into The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He has also been selected as a 2015 Mid-South Rising Star by Super Lawyers....
John Derreck Whitson
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Newport, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(423) 613-0160 311 East Broadway
P.O. Box 1230
Newport, TN 37821
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Memphis
I represent clients in family law, personal injury, criminal defense, and probate. I focus on my clients' individual needs and clients informed about the status of their case and current legal issues. I zealously advocate for clients to resolve thier legal issues. I am always happy to answer questions and discuss your case. Call me at 423-613-0160.
Norman D. McKellar
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 482-9767 625 Market Street
7th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
Free ConsultationCriminal, Tax and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee College of Law
Norman D. McKellar practices law in the areas of IRS tax resolution and federal criminal defense, with an emphasis on tax fraud and white collar federal crimes. Mr. McKellar has successfully defended clients in criminal cases in both federal and state courts and in U.S. Tax Court. Mr. McKellar was voted by his peers as a “Top Attorney” by Knoxville’s CityView magazine in its 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions. In 2014, Mr. McKellar was selected as a member of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers, and he also received this...
Patrick Mathisen Brooks
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Tennessee, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(901) 324-5000 239 Adams Avenue
Tennessee, TN 38103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Nashville School of Law
With over 30 years experience Brooks Law Firm offers representation for: Adult and Juvenile Criminal Defense, Civil Forfeitures and Traffic Tickets.
Amanda J. Gentry
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
2021 Richard Jones Rd
#160
Nashville, TN 37215
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Nashville School of Law
Dedicated, Aggressive, Compassionate Attorney fighting for your rights.
Jeffrey Coller
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Jacksboro, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(423) 449-7980 531 Main Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Tyler Scott Davis
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Crossville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(865) 354-3333 69 East First Street
Suite #201
Crossville, TN 38555
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Probate
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Tyler is a law partner at Griffin & Davis, PLLC. He is currently based out of Rockwood, Tennessee. He handles criminal cases, traffic tickets, divorce cases, custody cases, and family law cases in Roane County and Cumberland County. If you need legal representation in Kingston, Rockwood, Harriman, Oliver Springs, Crossville, or Crab Orchard, give Tyler a call today!
John P. Cauley
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(615) 243-7839 1550 W. McEwen Dr, Ste 300
Franklin, TN 37067
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Juvenile
Michigan State University
John P. Cauley is a criminal defense attorney serving Franklin Tennessee and the surrounding areas since 1994. Prior to attending law school Mr. Cauley served in the United States Marine Corps where he earned the rank of Major. Mr. Cauley is also a former Assistant Attorney General where he served in the Criminal Justice Division. He has extensive trial and appellate experience. If you face a criminal charge in the State of Tennessee -- including Federal charges you need someone who enjoys a fight and knows what it takes to win. Each case is handled personally...
Lawrence (Larry) Arnkoff
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Brentwood, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(615) 973-4570 5115 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Miami
There are several things I want potential criminal clients to know about me. I have more than 40 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer in Tennessee and Florida. I represent clients who are being prosecuted or investigated for federal or state crimes. The majority of my practice is spent defending federal white-collar crimes, money laundering and drug trafficking. My considerable experience has allowed me to earn the respect of the Federal Judiciary, the U. S. Attorney's Office, the U.S. Marshal's Office, and all of the Federal law enforcement agencies (DEA, FBI, ATF, IRS, Homeland Security, etc.) in Middle...
Bradley L. Henry
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KNOXVILLE, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Bradley L. Henry is a leading white collar and federal criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling complex criminal matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country,... Read More »
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John C Barnes
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Attorney

We care about doing a great job and making sure our clients are well informed and well taken care of throughout the legal process. Being charged with a crime, suffering an injury, or getting divorced are stressful... Read More »
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Nichole Dusche
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(615) 861-1298 725 Cool Springs Blvd
Suite 600
Franklin, TN 37067
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Nashville School of Law
Nichole Dusché is a former prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer representing clients throughout Middle Tennessee.
Benjamin Burton
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Maryville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(865) 233-1105 118 Parliament Dr.
Maryville, TN 37804
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, DUI and Workers' Comp
Mr. Burton is originally from Tennessee. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Burton served as a police officer with the City of Sevierville before becoming a Federal Agent for the Social Security Administration. While working as a Federal Agent, Mr. Burton completed law school at the Nashville School of Law. After returning to East Tennessee, Mr. Burton began his own practice focusing on the representation of disabled individuals and criminal defendants on both the state and federal level. Mr. Burton’s experience as a Federal Agent with the Social Security Administration distinguishes Mr. Burton from other attorneys in his representation of disabled...
James Cortney 'Cort' Sikes
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(865) 320-9444 135 Fox Road, Suite A
Knoxville, TN 37922
Free ConsultationKnoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
I am a trial attorney and Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator based in Knoxville, Tennessee. I represent clients in counties throughout East Tennessee and the Mid-State. I focus my practice on helping clients pursue their Social Security disability benefits, serious personal bodily injury cases (including car, motorcycle, truck, and premises liability), all areas of family law (child support cases, child custody, divorce cases, visitation cases, and family law mediation) bankruptcy, estate planning and probate, and criminal defense.

I began my practice in 2005 and since that time have fought for clients in jury trials, bench trials, and administrative hearings. I...
William J. Bell
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(615) 538-0746 407 Church Street
Suite 3
Franklin, TN 37064
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Tennessee College of Law
David C. Veazey
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Chattanooga, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(423) 521-1776 1100 Market Street, 6th Floor
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
University of Tennessee College of Law
Practicing in the Chattanooga area since 2010, David is fluent in Criminal, Family, and Bankruptcy law. He also speaks some Russian and French. Armed with a Master's degree in Economics, he can bring the right financial perspectives to legal issues. David graduated from the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences in 1993 and has since spent time living in Annapolis, Santa Fe, Washington, New York, Knoxville, Moscow, and Kyiv.
Justin Paul Jones
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Brownsville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(731) 772-3322 28 South Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 878
Brownsville, TN 38012
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Mississippi College School of Law
My practice extends throughout all of West Tennessee where I practice in the areas of Criminal Defense/DUI; Divorce/Child Custody; Family Law; Auto Accidents/Personal Injury and Probate/Estate Matters. We understand that people go through difficult times, and we do our very best to help our client's through these difficult times by assisting in the aforementioned areas of law while providing aggressive representation to protect our client's rights.
Bernard McEvoy
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(615) 255-9595 214 2nd Ave N
#206
Nashville, TN 37201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Vanderbilt University Law School
Have you been charged with a crime or criminal citation in Nashville, TN and/or Davidson County? You need to contact the Law Office of Bernie McEvoy, a Nashville criminal lawyer with over 25 years experience in criminal law. Bernie McEvoy has a true understanding of how the legal process in Davidson County can be flawed and how innocent people can be convicted for criminal acts. So if you've been charged with a DUI, Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, or other criminal charges, call the Law Offices of Bernie McEvoy today for a free initial consultation about your case!
David S. Mays
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Memphis, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(901) 609-7368 200 Jefferson Ave
Suite 811
Memphis, TN 38103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Mississippi
After law school, David began practicing general litigation in the Golden Triangle region of Mississippi, which provided a wide base of practice areas, including criminal defense, personal injury, probate, family law, wills and estate, NFA gun trusts, landlord-tenant law, and any other general litigation issues that came through the door. After relocating his main office to Memphis, Tennessee David now focuses his practice on personal injury case and criminal defense. Being licensed in both Tennessee and Mississippi, David currently handles cases in Memphis, Shelby county, Tennessee and Desoto county, Mississippi including Southaven Municipal Court, Desoto County Circuit Court,...
Ryan D. Hanzelik
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East Ridge, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(423) 305-1311 4143 Ringgold Road
Suite A 1/2
East Ridge, TN 37412
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
I am happily married to my wife, Heather, and I am the proud father of three amazingly beautiful daughters. My life revolves around my family. I started practicing law in 2006 and I have operated a successful law practice since 2007 where I have represented hundreds of clients in personal injury cases, divorces, child custody battles, murder cases, drug cases, business disputes, etc. I have obtained six-figure settlements for some of my clients through aggressive and strategic negotiation. I have won numerous trials in custody battles. I have saved clients from life sentences. I have...
Kevin Bragg
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(615) 617-3490 119 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationCriminal, Estate Planning and Probate
Nashville School of Law
Mr. Bragg has been working in the legal field off and on since the age of 16 and exclusively the last four (4) years. Starting off as an office assistant at Bragg, Mansfield, and Stegall, there Mr. Bragg got his first exposure to the legal system. During his employment at BMS he helped mainly in the area of real estate law. Mr. Bragg has also worked for the Honorable J. Mark Rogers during the Summer of 2006. After attending the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and graduating in 2006, Mr. Bragg enrolled at the Nashville School of...
Joseph W. Fuson
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience

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Jonathan Turner
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Franklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Jonathan Turner is a former Virginia prosecutor and an experienced trial, criminal defense, DUI, and family law attorney. He has successfully handled a wide range of cases from DUI, drug offenses, probation violations,... Read More »
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Tennessee Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee Inc Williamson County Pro Bono Program
(615) 890-0905
Murfreesboro, TN


Legal Services of South Central Tennessee
(931) 381-5533
Columbia, TN

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.