Tennessee Criminal Lawyers

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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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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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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Bernard McEvoy
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

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... Read More »
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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.
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
Mr. Joshua Weiss
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Chattanooga, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(423) 265-8804 801 Broad Street
Suite 428
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Free ConsultationCriminal, Construction, DUI and Personal Injury
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Mr. Weiss concentrates his practice on civil litigation and criminal defense. This defense lawyer represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of legal issues. He has handled an array of civil cases including automobile collisions, malicious prosecution, defamation, bad faith insurance claims, residential construction disputes, and many others.

As a keen negotiator and litigator, this criminal law attorney has resolved numerous cases that achieve results that meet or exceed client expectations. As a strong proponent of zealous advocacy, Mr. Weiss stands up for the rights of his clients. For those accused of a crime, Mr. Weiss is able to effectively...
Brent Hessel
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney
(615) 379-8472 2200 21st Avenue South
Suite 305
Nashville, TN 37212
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Immigration
American University
I am a great advocate of the essential place immigrants have in this country. Not only is immigration the foundation of our history, but it is the cornerstone of our future success. I currently serve on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee World Affairs Council. I have represented dozens of clients before the Immigration Courts, USCIS, the Department of Labor, and U.S. Consulates in many foreign countries before the full range of immigration matters. I approach every client creatively, finding solutions to their problems while making sure that each client and their families understand their options and the consequences...
Jeffrey Hudson Jones
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Bartlett, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(901) 386-1207 6540 Stage Road
Bartlett, TN 38134
Criminal, DUI, Family and White Collar Crime
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

Jeffrey Jones has practiced law since 1977. He is a 1974 graduate of The University of Texas, Austin, with a major in Pharmacy, and he is a 1977 graduate of The University of Memphis Law School. While in law school, he practiced as a part-time pharmacist. After law school and a short stint with the Memphis Area Legal Services, he entered private practice. He is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Criminal Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, and American Society for Pharmacy Law. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts. He was...
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...
Byron L. Pugh
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(615) 255-9595 214 2nd Ave N
#206A
Nashville, TN 37201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Byron Pugh is a criminal defense and family law attorney in Nashville, Tennessee. Byron represents individuals who are charged with a crime, the subject of a criminal investigation, seeking a divorce or engaged in a child custody dispute. He serves clients throughout Middle Tennessee including Williamson, Davidson, Rutherford and Sumner counties.

Byron began his legal career in the courtroom as an Assistant District Attorney in Davidson County. He was first assigned to the domestic violence team where he prosecuted domestic assault, stalking and harassment cases. There he earned a reputation as a dedicated and effective advocate for domestic violence victims. Byron...
Timothy M. McLaughlin
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Attorney
(865) 637-4223 6200 Baum Dr
#103
Knoxville, TN 37919
Free ConsultationCriminal, Asbestos, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
University of Tennessee College of Law
Jeffry Grimes
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Clarksville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer
(931) 906-0088 120 South 2nd Street
Suite # 200
Clarksville, TN 37040-3486
Criminal and DUI
University of Tennessee College of Law
Are you searching for a Clarksville criminal defense lawyer? You have come to the right place! At the law office of Jeff Grimes & Associates, you can receive the help you need. Criminal charges are extremely serious and can result in all kinds of life-changing penalties. You do not need to be intimidated, however, because with the right attorney on your side, you could be facing a bright and optimistic future in no time! When you come to this law office, you can receive the help you’ve been searching for regarding charges of juvenile crimes or probation violations. Have you...
Kurt W Bartlett
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NASHVILLE, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(615) 415-0542 404 JAMES ROBERTSON PARKWAY
1613
NASHVILLE, TN 37219
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
I was born in Toledo, Ohio and moved to Miami, Florida as a child where I attended elementary school through High School in Miami, while spending as much time as possible in the Florida Keys. After graduating High School, I enlisted in the United States Army where I served a total of 8 years as a linguist, helicopter mechanic and sergeant for the 101st Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

After being honorably discharged in 1998, I moved to Nashville, Tennessee to take a job as a police officer with the Metro Nashville Police Department. There I worked...
Jenna D'Agostino
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer

Jenna is a native of New Jersey, who moved to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt University in 2009. She graduated from Peabody College at Vanderbilt, where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority’s Zeta Rho... 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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Brandon S. Griffin
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Sparta, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(931) 837-2050 621 N. Spring Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Brandon Griffin was born and raised in Sparta, Tennessee. He graduated from White County High School in 2006. He went on to graduate from Tennessee Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, where he earned high honors. Mr. Griffin graduated in the top 25% of his class from the Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law in May 2013. He is an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Upper Cumberland Young Lawyers Division.
Cynthia A. Sherwood
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(615) 873-5670 201 4th Ave N
Suite 1130
Nashville, TN 37219
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Vanderbilt University Law School
Cynthia Sherwood is one if the most experienced criminal defense attorneys in Nashville, TN. She has been practicing in Nashville since graduating from Vanderbilt Law School almost 20 years ago.

When asked why she practices criminal defense, Ms Sherwood replied: "I feel a deep satisfaction from freeing my clients, both in the literal sense and figuratively from the mental burden of a criminal charge. I feel empathy for every client, and I cannot stand to lose."

That combination of empathy and competitiveness has proven to be quite powerful.

Her defense strategies have evolved to embody much more than the "normal"...
Kyler S Garmen
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer
(615) 722-7670 4235 Hillsboro Pike, STE 300
Nashville, TN 37215
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Arkansas School of Law
Nichole Dusche
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(615) 861-1298 725 Cool Springs Blvd
Suite 600
Franklin, TN 37067
Free ConsultationFranklin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Nashville School of Law
Nichole Dusché is a former prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer representing clients throughout Middle Tennessee.
Katie Hagenbrok
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Savannah, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(731) 438-8071 60 Brazelton St
#8
Savannah, TN 38372
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Kevin G. Patterson
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Germantown, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(901) 300-4820 9057 Valley Crest Lane, Suite 101
Germantown, TN 38138
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Kevin Patterson has been providing professional legal services to individuals and businesses in the greater Memphis area and West Tennessee since 1983. As a longtime Memphis Attorney and member of the community, he takes pride in providing personal service, sound advice, and tireless advocacy for his clients. Many of his clients are in Collierville and Germantown, TN but he frequently helps people all over West Tennessee. Knowing that your attorney has a reputation for protecting clients’ rights provides you assurance. Knowing that your attorney has a record of results is critical. Call us today and benefit from the experience...
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 White Collar Crime
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 federal criminal defense, traffic and speeding ticket defense, and personal injury. Before earning his law license, Mr. Gulotta worked as a commercial airline pilot.
James Lee Widrig Esq.
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(615) 417-7800 500 Church St
#250
Nashville, TN 37219
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney James L. Widrig, or more commonly known as “Jim Widrig”, was born in Upstate NY. in a small town called Yorkshire, NY. He went to college in east Tennessee at Carson-Newman College. After college Jim attended law school at Thomas M. Cooley in Lansing, Michigan.

Attorney Jim Widrig practices in all of Middle Tennessee and his main office is located in downtown Nashville. James Widrig founded the law office of Widrig Law PLLC in February of 2007 with the goal to fight for individuals during the most difficult times of their lives. In 2011 James L Widrig was voted one...
Jim Williams
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Kingsport, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 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...
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...
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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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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Cayley Turrin
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Brentwood, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(615) 480-3158 8115 Isabella Ln, Suite 11
Brentwood, TN 37027
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
I always fight for the underdog! If you are looking for a Criminal Defense Attorney in the Middle Tennessee area who won't back down from a fight, give me a call immediately! I practice regularly in General Sessions, Circuit Court and Juvenile Court with charges ranging from Public Intoxications to Aggravated Burglary, Robbery and other more serious charges.
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...
Jerry Hoffer
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Cleveland, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(423) 614-7555 140 N. Ocoee Street
Suite 100
Cleveland, TN 37311
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
University of Akron
Mr. Hoffer has been an attorney since 1991. Divorce and Family Law make up the bulk of Mr. Hoffer's caseload. After working with several other attorneys after law school, Mr. Hoffer opened his own office on North Ocoee Street in the Spring of 1996. In the nearly nineteen years of practice, Mr. Hoffer has handled thousands of divorces, custody, child support and juvenile cases. He has tried several jury trials over the years. Mr. Hoffer has also practiced in the Court of Appeals and has maintained a membership with the Bradley County Bar Association since 1991. He...
William L Aldred JR
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Clarksville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(931) 648-9621 221 South Second Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Medical Malpractice and Military
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
William Aldred is Board Certified as both a Civil and Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty and Certification and a member of National College of DUI Defense. He is a Colonel in the USAR, Retired, assigned and was assigned to the Army Legal Services Agency in Washington D.C. Mr. Aldred is involved in many civic activities which include coaching youth sports for more than 25 years, a Life Member of the Eagle Scouts and a Kiwanis member for over 30 years. Mr. Aldred admitted to practice law in Tennessee and Kentucky as well as in Federal...
Don Himmelberg
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(615) 308-5405 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Nashville School of Law
Don Himmelberg is a criminal defense attorney in Nashville, TN.

Don graduated Middle Tennessee State University before moving on to pursue his J.D. at the Nashville School of Law in 1985. While in law school, Don was employed in the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office; he also gained experience as the Law Clerk for Circuit Criminal Court. Upon admittance to the Bar, Don served as an Assistant District Attorney, responsible for prosecuting both misdemeanors and felonies.

After several years as a prosecutor, Don made the decision to enter private practice with his partners, Jim Higgins and Rick Piliponis. Together, the three attorneys opened...
Evan (Mac) Meade
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Johnson City, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(423) 926-7112 215 N Boone Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee College of Law
Attorney Evan ‘Mac’ Meade was born and raised in Johnson City. He attended The University of Tennessee College of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude in 2005. After gaining experience as a public defender, he went on to join the firm his father built, now called Meade Law Group. Attorney Meade has many awards to his name, including a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating and a Clients’ Choice Award from Avvo in 2016. As a dedicated and highly skilled attorney, Meade is committed to providing his clients with the uncompromising, decisive, and aggressive representation they deserve. To learn more about this...
Marcus Lipham
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Jackson, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(731) 240-1990 200 E. Main St.
#110
Jackson, TN 38301
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Marcus Lipham is an attorney serving the greater Jackson, TN area. Areas of practice include criminal law, DUI defense, divorce, child custody, as well as estate and probate matters.
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Anthony M. Avery
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(865) 637-3035 The Walnut Building
706 Walnut Street, #304
Knoxville, TN 37902
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Longtime member of the Tennessee Bar, with extensive Jury Trial experience. I am widely known for my expertise in Deeds,Titles and Boundary Disputes. In most Criminal matters prior to Trial, I conduct demanding Preliminary Hearings and present numerous Defenses including Motions To Suppress Evidence, Discovery against the State's Witnesses and Evidence, and Bar Prosecution As Violative of the Statute of Limitations. And in Probate matters, Court Administration or not is carefully examined prior to filing such. If Probate can be avoided, then other Title authorities and Property Transfer methods are pursued....
A. Sais Phillips Finney
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(615) 567-7315 4235 Hillsboro Pike
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37215
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Sais Phillips Finney attended both The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and The University of Memphis. Prior to attending law school, she worked in the United States Senate and in higher education. While a law student, she interned in the Memphis District Attorney's office assisting with violent felony prosecutions. After admission to the bar, Sais practiced criminal defense in Memphis before moving to Atlanta to work in white collar criminal defense and government investigations at an Atlanta law firm. She currently resides in Nashville and practices throughout middle and western Tennessee.
W. Scott Kimberly
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(615) 890-1099 107 North Maple Street
Suite 100
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Seattle University School of Law
I own and operate the Law Office of W. Scott Kimberly, located on the Murfreesboro Public Square. My practice currently focuses on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury.
Marcos M. Garza
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

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... Read More »
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Tommy K. Hindman
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Knoxville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

Tommy Hindman handles many types of cases such as DUI, white-collar crime, and any other criminal case that demands a high level of expertise and professionalism. He is a member of "Top 100 Trial Lawyers of America"... Read More »
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S. Joanne Sheldon
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Newport, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(423) 625-1236 466B Eastern Plaza Shopping Center
Newport, TN 37821
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Tennessee College of Law
Our firm's practice is focused upon the effective representation of clients facing criminal charges in both the Tennessee and Federal Court systems. Ms. Sheldon, who herself was previoulsy a State Prosecutor, has handled numerous misdemeanor and felony cases including pleas and jury trials. Additionally, due to extensive training, she is now Death Penalty qualified in the state of Tennessee. Other firm areas of practice involve Family and Juvenile Law. We welcome you to contact our office for a free consultation to properly evaluate your case. Allow us the opportunity to represent your legal needs during...
William W. Merrell
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(615) 353-0930 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
South Texas College of Law
Thomas H. Bray
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(615) 962-7606 108 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
The Nashville School of Law
My practice is devoted to Divorce, Child Custody and Criminal Defense cases in Rutherford and surrounding Middle Tennessee counties.

I provide my clients with experienced and aggressive representation with the singular goal of getting the best possible results in each situation. Feel free to review my profile at Avvo.com as well.

My job is not only to advise my clients on the law but to also communicate with them in a way that gives them a clear understanding of each and every step of the legal process, so that they can be comfortable that they are making informed decisions in each case.
John David Drake
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Murfreesboro, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(615) 900-4529 120 East Main St. Suite #310
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee College of Law
John David Drake is an experienced trial attorney. John is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Law School. He served 5 years in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. There he gained significant general legal and trial practice. Since 1992 he has provided litigation services to the people of Murfreesboro, Rutherford and surrounding counties. His areas of practice include: DUI, Criminal Law, Divorce and Child Custody, Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury.
Ryan D. Hanzelik
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East Ridge, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 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...
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.
Amy C. Bates
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Clarksville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(931) 919-5060 412 Franklin St
Clarksville, TN 37040
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Mississippi College School of Law
Rob McKinney
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(615) 259-9009 214 Second Ave. North
Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Nashville School of Law
I am a trial attorney based in Nashville , Tn. I love to represent the underdogs. My practice has two areas of concentration. First , I represent those that have been accused of a crime such as DUI , Sex Crimes or Drug crimes. I have tried cases from murder to shoplifting in both state and federal court.Second , I represent those that have been injured in accident cases from wrongful death claims to a tractor trailer accidents.I was born and raised in Nashville. I enjoy helping others in times of crisis.
John Chadwick Long
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Gallatin, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(615) 451-0307 130 South Water Avenue
Gallatin, TN 37066
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Nashville School of Law
John Chadwick Long was born and raised in Pulaski, TN. In 1995, Chad graduated from Giles County High School, finishing in the Top 10 of his class. In the fall of 1995, Chad attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he graduated in May 2000 with a Bachelor of Sciences in Communications (Public Relations, major; Finance, minor). As an undergraduate, he was a member of the Student Government Association's Freshman Council. His greatest involvement was with the Epsilon Eta Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity where he pledged in Spring 1996 and was initiated as a Knight and Brother in Fall...
Mark Steven McDaniel Sr.
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Memphis, TN Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(901) 527-6518 243 Exchange Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Mark S. McDaniel began his legal career in 1983 as a graduate of Memphis State University. He became a partner in Mr. Friedman’s practice in only two years and remained in that role for two more years before starting his own practice in 1986. Beginning in 1992, Mr. McDaniel served as an Assistant District Attorney for Collierville for nine years. More recently, he has served as Collierville’s Assistant City Attorney and been responsible for prosecuting ordinance violations and traffic court cases.

In recognition of his dedication to professionalism in criminal defense, Mr. McDaniel has received a rating of “AV” under...
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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Leticia Mason
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Nashville, TN Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Nashville School of Law, Universidad Anahuac and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)México, Tennessee and U.S. Federal Court, Middle District of Tennessee
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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
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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.