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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
    11 years, 500 cases
  2. Debt Collection: 10%
    11 years, 30 cases
  3. Family: 5%
    11 years, 20 cases
  4. Child Support: 5%
    11 years, 100 cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • George Travis Hawkins

    Ben Russ has a great sense of humor and is fast on his feet in the courtroom. We have worked together as co-counsel in a federal criminal jury trial. I have the utmost confidence in him.


    George Hawkins
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Manuel B. Russ, Attorney at Law

340 21st Ave N
Nashville, TN, 37203



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AManuel B. Russ Attorney at Law2005 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nashville Bar FoundationN/A2015 - Present
Tennessee Legal Association for WomenN/A2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2009 - Present
Harry Phillips American Inn of CourtN/A2008 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2005 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Tennessee Bar JournalCan Criminal Contempt Create Compliance2015
Tennessee Bar JournalThe ART of three Biological Parents2014
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
EMORY UNIVJuris DoctorLaw2004
University College LondonModern HistoryMaster of Arts2001
The Johns Hopkins UniversityHistoryBachelor's Degree2000