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Nicholas William Lee

Nicholas William Lee

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, General Practice

About Me

Mr. Lee is an attorney at law and founding member of Lee Criminal Defense, focusing his practice on Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI Defense, but also taking on a select few general practice cases.


Mr. Lee volunteers his spare time as an Assistant Coach for the University of Tennessee College of Law National Trial Team as well as serving in the office of Justice with the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. General Practice: 10%



Hourly ($200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

30 total 

  • Jedidiah Charles McKeehan

    Nick is a hard working lawyer who is knowledgeable about all aspects of the law and works hard to get positive results for his clients.


    Jedidiah McKeehan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Alexander Jacob Winston

    Mr. Lee is not only a great lawyer, but a pleasure to be around.


    Alexander Winston DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lee Criminal Defense

800 S Gay St, Ste 700
Knoxville, TN, 37929-9741




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
A Tennessee Top Attorney - Criminal DefenseCityView Magazine2015
A Tennessee Top Attorney - Juvenile DefenseCityView Magazine2015
George E. Fink Outstanding Alumni Chapter Justice (2nd Place)Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International2015
MVM Top 100Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International2014
Top Grade in Trial PracticeUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Counselor & Attorney at LawLee Criminal Defense2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyEshbaugh, Waters, Strange-Boston & Kern2012 - 2014
Law ClerkOberman & Rice2011 - 2011
Law ClerkEshbaugh, Waters, Strange-Boston & Kern2011 - 2012
Senior Law ClerkThe Isaacs Law Firm2009 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Inns of CourtMember2015 - Present
University of Tennessee College of Law's National Trial NameCo-Coach2014 - Present
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalJustice2014 - 2015
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalVice Justice2013 - 2014
Knoxville Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalMarshal2012 - 2013
University of Tennessee College of Law's National Trial TeamAssistant Coach2011 - 2014
The Order of BarristersMember2011 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - Present
Tennessee Law ReviewStudent Materials Editor2010 - 2011
University of Tennessee College of Law's National Trial TeamTeam Captain2010 - 2011
University of Tennessee College of Law's National Trial TeamMember2009 - 2010
Tennessee Law ReviewSecond Year Editor2009 - 2010
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalMember2009 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Greater Knoxville Business Journal, a publication of the Knoxville News SentinelMove Quickly to Challenge Civil Forfeiture2015
Defending TennesseeIn the News - 63 THP checkpoints announced for July 4th weekend2015"Red Light Cameras: Making Streets Safer or Unconstitutional Money Machines?"2014"6 Ways People Don’t Realize They Can Get Into Trouble for DUIs"2013"Cell Phone Searches – Can Police Search Your Phone Without a Warrant?"2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawConcentration in Trial Advocacy & Dispute ResolutionJD - Juris Doctor2011
Middle Tennessee State UniversityPhilosophyBachelor of Arts2008

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
KBA Law Practice Today Expo"How Ethical Must We Be?"2015
2014 P.A.D. Biennial Convention & Leadership ConferenceThe First Five Years: Surviving and Thriving in Law and Life after Graduation2014