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Vincent Patrick Wyatt

Vincent Patrick Wyatt

also known as Vince Wyatt, Vincent P Wyatt

About me

Mr. Wyatt joined the law firm of Hollins, Raybin & Weissman P.C. in October of 2004 after serving four years as a Navy JAG attorney.    His practice is primarily devoted to criminal law. He has represented hundreds of clients charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses including murder, vehicular homicide, drug offenses, and numerous DUI and other alcohol related offenses. He also handles a variety of civil matters including personal injury, probate, wills, and estate planning.


He was born in 1974, in Nashville Tennessee. He was raised in Nashville, Tennessee and attended Father Ryan High School, graduating in 1992.

He attended Vanderbilt University and served as an equipment manager on the Vanderbilt University 1994, 1995 and 1996 football teams. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He served as the Chief Bill Clerk in Chief Clerk of the Tennessee House of Representatives Office for the 100th General Assembly.


In 1997, Mr. Wyatt entered law school at The University of Memphis School of Law in Memphis, Tennessee. He served as a member of the The University of Memphis Law Review. He was twice elected to serve as student bar governor. During his law school summers, Mr. Wyatt served as a legal clerk for the law firm of King & Ballow. He was employed for one summer in their Nashville office and served in their San Diego office for one summer. He graduated from The University of Memphis School of Law in May, 2000.


After completing law school, Mr. Wyatt took and passed the July 2000 bar examination and entered the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. Mr. Wyatt completed Naval Officer Indoctrination School and the Naval Justice School training in Newport, Rhode Island between October 2000 and March 2001. After a brief stint on the USS DEWERT (FFG 45), Mr. Wyatt reported to Naval Air Station Jacksonville in April, 2001 to serve as Trial Counsel at the Trial Service Office Southeast in Jacksonville, FL. As Trial Counsel, Mr. Wyatt prosecuted 73 courts-martial. Bench and jury trials included cases of rape, child molestation, sexual harassment, drug distribution, larceny, child pornography, and various other offenses. Mr. Wyatt also provided legal advice to Naval area commands, which included serving as a legal advisor to a Destroyer Squadron Commander aboard the USS FIFE (DD 991) during underway exercises in South America. While aboard the USS FIFE, Mr. Wyatt was initiated as a honorable shellback.

Mr. Wyatt transfered to the Naval Legal Service Office Southeast in January 2004. As a legal assistance attorney, Mr. Wyatt provided legal counsel to and negotiated on behalf of clients in the areas of consumer law, landlord/tenant law, real estate, adoption, immigration, domestic relations, and estate planning. He drafted hundreds of wills, living wills, powers of attorney, leases, contracts, and separation agreements.


Mr. Wyatt received a honorable discharge from the United States Navy on September 30, 2004 and joined Hollins, Raybin & Weissman P.C the following month.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    15 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    15 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    15 years



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  • David Glenn Ridings

    Highly skilled attorney that now practices in the District Attorney's office. Will make a great judge someday! I endorse Mr. Wyatt without reservation.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Vincent. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Hollins, Raybin & Weissman, PC

424 Church Street
Suite 2200
Nashville, TN, 37219


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
FellowThe Nashville Bar Foundation2014
Certificate of AppreciationTennessee District Public Defenders Conference2010
Navy Achievement AwardU.S. Navy JAG CORPS2004
Navy Achievement AwardU.S Navy JAG CORPS2003
Meritorious Unit CommendationU.S. Navy2003
Imperium Neptuni RegisU.S. Navy2002
House Resolution 316Tennessee House of Representatives1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHollins, Raybin & Weissman2004 - Present
Legal Assistance AttorneyUnited States Navy JAG2004 - 2004
Trial Counsel-ProsecutorUnited States Navy JAG2000 - 2004
ExternShelby County District Attorney's Office2000 - 2000
Student AttorneyElder Law Clinic2000 - 2000
Law ClerkKing & Ballow1999 - 1999
Law ClerkKing & Ballow1998 - 1998
Chief Bill ClerkTennessee House of Representative Ofifice of Chief Clerk1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Women's Political Collaborative of TNMember2013 - Present
MOAAMember2013 - Present
American LegionMember2013 - Present
KiwanisMember2013 - Present
USA TriathlonMember2010 - Present
St. Matthew's Men's ClubMember2009 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Community Corrections Advisory PanelVice President2008 - Present
Harry Phillips American Inn of CourtMember2005 - 2007
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
U.S Navy -Marine Corps Court of Criminal ApplealsLicense to Practice2001 - Present
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed ForcesLicense to Practice2001 - Present
The University of Memphis Law ReviewMember1998 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Reduced DUI after questionable stopDUI charges dropped to reckless driving
State v. KVAcquital after Jury Trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
Tennesee Bar JournalCrime and Punishment...... and Punishment2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Vanderbilt UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Father Ryan High SchoolN/AN/A1992
Naval Justice SchoolLawOther - BachelorsN/A
Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. ArmyLegal Assitance53rd Legal Assistance CourseN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee District Public Defender's ConferenceCollateral Consequences of a Conviction2010
NAS Jacksonville Deployment TrainingLegal Readiness2004
Legal Seminar Fleet and Family Support Center NAS JacksonvilleFlorida Family Law Issues2004
NAS Jacksonville Medical/Dental Legal TrainingMilitary Ethics2003