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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. Family: 30%
  3. Juvenile: 15%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
  5. Estate Planning: 5%



Hourly ($175-250/hour), Contingent (10-30%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Pro Bono (15%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Hovanes Margarian

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Hovanes Margarian Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John M O'Brien

    A truly excellent attorney well respected in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

218 North Main Street
Shelbyville, TN, 37160



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of James R. Tucker, Attorney-at-Law2010 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2013 - Present
Bedford County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Middle Tennessee State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
February Meeting: Bedford County Bar AssociationSuggested Practices When the Client Insists on an Ill-Advised Strategy2014