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Ed Farmer has three kids, Chelsea, J.T. and Benjamin. His favorite activity is hanging out with his kids and going on adventures with them.

Farmer is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with 32 years of military service with deployments to Germany and the Republic of Panama.

He is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, Session 220. He is also a former adjunct professor in Criminal Justice at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and a former Instructor in Legal Issues at the Tennessee State Law Enforcement Training Academy In Nashville, Tennessee.

Colonel Farmer was the former Provost Marshal for the State of Tennessee Military Department and participated as Commanding Officer for the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.

Ed is particularly concerned about the welfare of soldiers and their families, particularly through the stress of multiple deployments and separation of families. Colonel Farmer's last duty assignment was at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Please contact Ed for further information.


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Practice areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
    18 years
  2. Divorce: 10%
    18 years
  3. Family: 5%
    18 years
  4. Juvenile: 5%
    18 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Gasaway, Farmer & Associates PLLC.

112 Center Pointe Drive
Clarksville, TN, 37040



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Disbarment
    issued in TN, 2015


    Disbarment is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility to understand the reasons for disbarment.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
History Associates of Wilson CountyCumberland University1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGasaway, Farmer and Associates, PLLC2011 - Present
PartnerLong Farmer and Associates2006 - 2011
ColonelUnited States Army1976 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
FBI National Academy AssociatesMember2005 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Robertson County Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2010
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Tennessee v. Jason Burdick (Wooded Rapist)Found Guilty of Lesser Included Offense
State of Tennessee v. Robert NelmsAll Charges dismissed.
State of Tennessee v. James StarekClient was charged with 4 counts of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure. 2 Counts dismissed at close of states proof, Remaining two counts were found "NOT GUILTY" by the Jury.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Tenn Law EnforcementJuvenile Law for the Criminal Defendant in Tennessee2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
F.B.I. National AcademyLaw EnforcementGraduate2005
Nashville School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Cumberland UniversitySocial ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Middle Tennessee State UniversityCriminal JusticeA.A. Associates in Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Law Enforcement Training AcademyJuvenile Law/ Legal Issues in Law Enforcement2005