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TennesseeCriminal Defense Lawyers in Rutherford County, Tennessee

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 Rutherford County, 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 Rutherford County, 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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Michael P Auffinger

Michael P Auffinger
Law Office of Michael Auffinger
1819 Ward Drive Suite 101
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Licensed for 8 years, Michael P Auffinger is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Nashville School of Law... read more >

Thomoas H Bray

Thomoas H Bray
Bennett, Parkerson & Bray
108 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Thomoas H Bray is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey C Gruber

Jeffrey C Gruber
Jeffrey Gruber Attorney PLLC
8 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Licensed for 12 years, Jeffrey C Gruber is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mitchell Jeffrey Ferguson

Mitchell Jeffrey Ferguson
Mitchell J. Ferguson, Attorney at Law
8 Public Sq North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Licensed for 14 years, Mitchell Jeffrey Ferguson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles R Frazier

Charles R Frazier
Law Office of Charles R. Frazier
107 Sunset Street
La Vergne, TN 37086
Charles R Frazier is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cheryl Lane Grizzard

Cheryl Lane Grizzard
Law Office Of Cheryl Lane Grizzard
167 Lyndhurst Dr.
LaVergne, TN 37086
Cheryl Lane Grizzard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lance H Selva

Lance H Selva
200 East College Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Lance H Selva is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Timothy Hogan

Timothy Hogan
The Law Office of R. Timothy Hogan
218 West Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Licensed for 16 years, Timothy Hogan is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Terry Andrew Fann

Terry Andrew Fann
Waldron, Fann & Parsley
202 W Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Licensed for 32 years, Terry Andrew Fann is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Memphis State Univ... read more >

Jimmy Leo Richardson III

Jimmy Leo Richardson III
The Law Office of J. Leo Richardson, III
8 Public Sq. N.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Licensed for 7 years, Jimmy Leo Richardson III is a DUI / DWI and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Nashville School of Law... read more >

Kirk D Cantron

Kirk D Cantron
101 N. Maple St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Kirk D Cantron is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Kenneth Robert McKnight

Kenneth Robert McKnight
Public Defender 16th District
102 South Maple Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Kenneth Robert McKnight is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey S Burton

Jeffrey S Burton
Public Defenders Office, 16th District
201 South Maple Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Jeffrey S Burton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gerald Lynn Melton

Gerald Lynn Melton
District Public Defender
102 South Maple Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Licensed for 39 years, Gerald Lynn Melton 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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