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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Tennessee, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Tennessee should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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L. Carter Massengill

L. Carter Massengill
Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C.
777 Anderson Street P.O. BOX 1745
Bristol, TN 37620
Licensed for 17 years, L. Carter Massengill is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Mississippi College School of Law... read more >

L. Carter Massengill

L. Carter Massengill
MASSENGILL, CALDWELL & COUGHLI
777 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Licensed for 17 years, L. Carter Massengill is a Criminal Defense and Child Support lawyer who attended Mississippi College School of Law... read more >

Suzanne Shackelford Queen

Suzanne Shackelford Queen
Queen Law Mediation & Legal Services
516 Holston Ave
Bristol, TN 37620
Suzanne Shackelford Queen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clifton L Corker

Clifton L Corker
Clifton Corker Law Office
205 W. Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Clifton L Corker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bob McDaniel Green

Bob McDaniel Green
Bob McD. Green and Associates
2203 McKinley Road Suite 136
Johnson City, TN 37604
Licensed for 61 years, Bob McDaniel Green is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Larry Raymond Dillow

Larry Raymond Dillow
421 E. Market St.
Kingsport, TN 37660
Licensed for 55 years, Larry Raymond Dillow is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Jason London

Charles Jason London
Herndon, Coleman, Brading, & McKee
PO Box 1160
Johnson City, TN 37605
Licensed for 11 years, Charles Jason London is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

J Todd Ross

J Todd Ross
Ross & Associates, Attorneys at Law, LLC
255 Broad St.
Kinsport, TN 37660
J Todd Ross is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert J Jessee

Robert J Jessee
Jessee & Jessee
PO Box 997
Johnson City, TN 37605
Licensed for 44 years, Robert J Jessee is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kristen Blair

Kristen Blair
1185 W. Mountain View Rd Apt 2214
Johnson City, TN 37604
Kristen Blair is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ashley Daniel Boyer

Ashley Daniel Boyer
P.O. Box 3138
Blountville, TN 37617
Licensed for 11 years, Ashley Daniel Boyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Mathew Bolton

John Mathew Bolton
104 East Main Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Licensed for 15 years, John Mathew Bolton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Wesley Pectol

Richard Wesley Pectol
202 E Unaka Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601
Licensed for 55 years, Richard Wesley Pectol is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Alan Spivey

Matthew Alan Spivey
Spivey, King & Spivey LLP
142 Cherokee St
Kingsport, TN 37660-4308
Licensed for 9 years, Matthew Alan Spivey is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Stacy Lee Street

Stacy Lee Street
213 N Main St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
Licensed for 29 years, Stacy Lee Street is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jim R. Williams

Jim R. Williams
Jim Williams & Associates, Attorneys at Law, LLC
255 Broad Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Licensed for 25 years, Jim R. Williams is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clyde Lamar Tootle

Clyde Lamar Tootle
P.O. Box 770
Kingsport, TN 37662
Licensed for 41 years, Clyde Lamar Tootle is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Deborah Black Lonon

Deborah Black Lonon
First District Public Defender's Office
2203 McKinley Rd. Suite 258
Johnson City, TN 37604
Deborah Black Lonon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Andrew J Gibbons

Andrew J Gibbons
2nd Judicial District Public Defender
P.O. Box 839
Blountville, TN 37617
Andrew J Gibbons is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven Donald Bagby

Steven Donald Bagby
Sullivan County Public Defender's Office
PO Box 839
Blountville, TN 37617
Steven Donald Bagby is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

K Justin E Hutton

K Justin E Hutton
Office of the Public Defender Second Judicial Dist
P O Box 839
Blountville, TN 37617
Licensed for 14 years, K Justin E Hutton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

TACDL provides training, education and networking opportunties to its members while advocating for a fair criminal justice system.


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