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Andrea Hayduk graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature in 1999. Upon graduation she attended the University of Tennessee College of Law.   After receiving her J.D. in May of 2002, she moved to Washington D.C. and went to work as an associate attorney in the firm of DUI defense guru, Leonard R. Stamm. Under his direction, Ms. Hayduk was immersed in the practice of DUI defense. She spent most of her time in court and tried multiple cases per week, both in court and before the motor vehicle administration. Additionally, she attended numerous training seminars throughout the country on DUI defense and was active in the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association. In the spring of 2008, Ms. Hayduk relocated to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she joined the firm Kennedy, Koontz and Farinash where she began doing bankruptcy work to supplement her criminal practice.  In December 2013, Ms. Hayduk co-founded Farinash & Hayduk.  The firm concentrates on bankruptcy issues, debtor/creditor rights, DUI/DWI defense and general criminal defense.


 


Ms. Hayduk is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense.  Ms. Hayduk  is among the very few Tennessee lawyers who have completed a 24 hour course in the administration of NHTSA's standardized field sobriety tests. She later attended a 32 hour instructor's course, and since that time has co-instructed three NHTSA based classes for other lawyers.


 


Ms. Hayduk lives on Signal Mountain with her husband and three small children. She loves being a mom and spending time with family.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
    13 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    13 years

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Douglas David Aaron

    Andrea Hayduk is a highly recognized attorney not only in the Chattanooga area, but throughout Tennessee and even the Maryland and Washington D.C. area. Andrea stays on the cutting edge of the latest in Criminal Defense generally and DUI Defense specifically. I have referred many clients in the Chattanooga area to her and they thanked me for sending them to her. Those clients were treated fairly and got excellent results in their cases. I recommend Andrea without reservation

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  • Raymond Garth Best

    Andrea and I have worked together on several matters over the past several years. I endorse this attorney without hesitation!

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Contact info

Hayduk & Farinash

100 West ML King Blvd. Suite 816
Chattanooga, TN, 37402

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200801/08/2016
DCInactive 200411/29/2015
MDInactive200209/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Young Attorney in the Mid-South Rising StarsMemphis Magazine2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawers2012
Top Young Attorney in the Mid-South Rising StarsMemphis Magazine2012
Top Young Attorney in the Mid-South Rising StarsMemphis Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFarinash & Hayduk2013 - Present
AssociateKennedy Koontz & Farinash2008 - 2013
Associate AttorneyGoldstein & Stamm2004 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chattanooga Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationN/A2004 - 2008
NACDLN/A2002 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2002 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)English LiteratureOther - Bachelors1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Strategies for Defending DUI cases in TennesseeDUI defense2009
NHTSA SFST CourseStandardized Field Sobriety Tests2008
NHTSA SFST CourseStandardized Field Sobriety Tests2006