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Jennifer Lynn Thompson
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Jennifer Lynn Thompson

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, Child Abuse, Violent Crime, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    19 years, 600 cases
  2. Federal Crime: 25%
    18 years, 150 cases
  3. Violent Crime: 20%
    19 years, 100 cases
  4. Child Abuse: 20%
    19 years, 200 cases
  5. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 5%
    14 years, 20 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Taylor House

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  • Tracy Green

    I endorse Jennifer highly. She is an amazing, dedicated attorney who works tirelessly on her clients cases and is well known for her work on national criminal justice issues as well. She is also a great person.

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Contact Info

810 Broadway
Ste 305
Nashville, TN, 37203

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive199608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Clerk to the Honorable Gary R. WadeTennessee Court of Criminal appeals1996 - 1997

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Membership CommitteeVice Chair2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Criminal Practice Management/Solo & Small FirmCo-chair2010 - 2011
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, CLE committeeCo-chair2009 - 2010
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Defense Function/Services CommitteeCo-chair2008 - 2010
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Defense Function/Services CommitteeVice-Chair2007 - 2008
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionMember2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2006 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2003 - Present
Tennessee Association for JusticeMember2003 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Tennessee v. ZelayaDismissed by judge
State of Tennessee v. GingrichNot guilty after jury trial, one count dismissed by state
State v. DanielsDismissed by Judgment of Acquittal

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Family AdvocateCriminal Child Abuse: A lawyer's response to allegations can have far-reaching consequences2011
ABA GPSolo MagazineAllegations of Criminal Child Abuse2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of TennesseeTextile ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1986