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TennesseeCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Williamson County, Tennessee

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Williamson County, Tennessee may also make an oral argument to the judge or judges deciding the appeal.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for an appellate case, keep in mind that strict timelines often apply to appeals.


Most criminal appellate attorneys in Williamson County, Tennessee charge flat fees for direct appeals and post conviction cases.


Many of the top appellate attorneys devote a significant portion of their practice to this niche area of the law.


Appellate law in the criminal justice system also includes federal habeas petitions and post-conviction motions for illegal sentences, ineffective assistance of counsel or prosecutorial misconduct.


Many of the top criminal appellate lawyers in the United States belong to The Council of Appellate Lawyers. The CAL is the first and only national appellate bench-bar organization.

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John P Cauley

John P Cauley
Law Office of John Cauley
1550 West McEwen Drive, Suite 300, Box 19
Franklin, TN 37067
Licensed for 25 years, John P Cauley is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Michigan State University College of Law... read more >

Elizabeth A. Russell

Elizabeth A. Russell
Johnston & Street, PLLC
236 PUBLIC SQ STE 103
Franklin, TN 37064
Licensed for 5 years, Elizabeth A. Russell is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

Matthew J. Crigger

Matthew J. Crigger
Matthew J. Crigger PLC
5214 Maryland Way Suite 402
Brentwood, TN 37027
Licensed for 8 years, Matthew J. Crigger is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Adrain H. Altshuler

Adrain H. Altshuler
Law Offices of Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates
219 3rd Ave N
Franklin, TN 37064
Licensed for 33 years, Adrain H. Altshuler is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Julia E. Stovall

Julia E. Stovall
Julia E. Stovall, Attorney at Law
136 4th Ave. South Suite A
Franklin, TN 37064
Licensed for 32 years, Julia E. Stovall is a Criminal Defense and Divorce lawyer... read more >

Georgia Blythe Felner

Georgia Blythe Felner
Georgia Felner, Attorney at Law
2550 Meridian Blvd. Suite 200
Franklin, TN 37067
Georgia Blythe Felner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Everette Parrish

Everette Parrish
Everette Parrish, Attorney at Law
PO Box 3602
Brentwood, TN 37024
Licensed for 12 years, Everette Parrish is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Thomas Mullican

William Thomas Mullican
William T. Mullican
1143 Columbia Avenue Suite C-10
Franklin, TN 37064
Licensed for 11 years, William Thomas Mullican is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Drew Justice

Drew Justice
The Justice Law Office
125 Cedar Creek Drive
Franklin, TN 37067
Drew Justice is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rebecca Kay Dyer

Rebecca Kay Dyer
Dyer & Elrod Law
P.O. Box 680726
Franklin, TN 37068
Licensed for 12 years, Rebecca Kay Dyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kimberly Hamilton

Kimberly Hamilton
Hamilton & Signer, PLLC
304 Public Square
Franklin, TN 37064
Kimberly Hamilton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matt Milligan

Matt Milligan
Law Office of Matt Milligan
203 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37064
Matt Milligan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sandra L Wells

Sandra L Wells
Law Office of Sandra L. Wells
2020 Fieldstone Pkwy. Suite 900-534
Franklin, TN 37069
Sandra L Wells is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Larry D Drolsum

Larry D Drolsum
Attorney at Law
220 Devrow Court
Franklin, TN 37064
Larry D Drolsum is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jennifer L Fiola

Jennifer L Fiola
Jennifer L. Fiola, Attorney at Law
3326 Aspen Grove Drive Suite 604
Franklin, TN 37067
Jennifer L Fiola is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Elkins

James Elkins
21st District Public Defnders office
112 2nd Ave N
Franklin, TN 37064
James Elkins is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shawna Elrod

Shawna Elrod
Law Office of Shawna Elrod
PO Box 31
Nolensville, TN 37135
Shawna Elrod is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Thomas Conners

John Thomas Conners
Law Office of John Conners
7101 Crystal Springs Road
Fairview, TN 37062
Licensed for 40 years, John Thomas Conners is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary Wilburn Wicks Sr.

Gary Wilburn Wicks Sr.
407 church street Suite 2
Franklin, TN 37064
Licensed for 20 years, Gary Wilburn Wicks Sr. is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Crigger

Matthew Crigger
1423 Arrowhead Dr
Brentwood, TN 37027
Matthew Crigger is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michelle D Reid

Michelle D Reid
Law Office of Michelle Reid
6688 Nolensville Road Suite 111-147
Brentwood, TN 37027
Licensed for 8 years, Michelle D Reid is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dana Ausbrooks

Dana Ausbrooks
Office of the Public Defender, 21st
112 Second Avenue North
Franklin, TN 37064
Dana Ausbrooks is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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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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