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TennesseeJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Putnam County, Tennessee

In the juvenile justice system in Putnam County, Tennessee, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Putnam County, Tennessee, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Mark Tribble

Mark Tribble
Tribble & Tribble
5 S. Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
Licensed for 26 years, Mark Tribble is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of t... read more >

Douglas K Dennis

Douglas K Dennis
Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis
9 South Jefferson Avenue Suite 101
Cookeville, TN 38501
Douglas K Dennis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Martelia T Crawford

Martelia T Crawford
101 S. Jefferson Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Martelia T Crawford is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Samuel Joseph Harris

Samuel Joseph Harris
Samuel J. Harris Law Firm
320 East Broad Street Suite 200
Cookeville, TN 38501
Samuel Joseph Harris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eugene O Marquette III

Eugene O Marquette III
483 WINDROWE DRIVE
Cookeville, TN 38506
Licensed for 12 years, Eugene O Marquette III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Randy S Chaffin

Randy S Chaffin
204 N. Washington Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Randy S Chaffin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jennifer Kollstedt

Jennifer Kollstedt
13th District Public Defenders Office
750 East Spring Street Suite B-1
Cookeville, TN 38501
Jennifer Kollstedt is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Karen M Bradley

Karen M Bradley
13th District Public Defender's Office
750 East Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
Karen M Bradley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Allison Rasbury West

Allison Rasbury West
13th District Public Defenders Office
750 East Spring Street Suite B-1
Cookeville, TN 38501
Allison Rasbury West is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



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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