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Brent Owen Horst

also known as Brent Horst

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Sex Crime: 25%



Hourly ($75-150/hour), Fixed (always)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Horst Law

144 Second Ave. N
Suite 208
Nashville, TN, 37201


FLMember in Good Standing198706/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Ten BestAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
American Jurisprudence Award in International LawAmerican Jurisprudence Publishing1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerBrent Horst, Attorney at Law1996 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General of Tennessee1995 - 1996
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney Clearwater Florida1987 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
Americant Instute of Criminal Law Attorneysmember2015 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - Present
National Board of Legal Specialty CertificationCertified as Criminal Trial Specialist1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. S.A.Not guilty of rape and not guilty of sexual battery
State v. M.T.conviction reversed client free
State v. T.S.not guilty verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
James Website PublicationsDiscovery and the Child Forensic Interview2013
James Website PublishingDefending Against False Child Sex Abuse Cases2009
James Website PublicationDefending Against Drug Charges2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Bowling Green State UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fox News ChannelTSA arrest of a client2011