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    John Boucher has been practicing law for the past ten years, building his firm from the ground up.  He has built a practice based on a results-driven approach.  With extensive jury trial experience handling all types of criminal cases that include Capital Murder cases, Rape and other Sex Crimes, Major Felony Drug cases, DUI’s, Thefts, and Embezzlement. 

    Mr. Boucher served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps prior to entering law school.  Within days of passing the Tennessee Bar Exam, he was recalled to active duty in the Marine Corps, and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom serving with the 1st Marine Division and with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.  After completing Operations in Fallujah, Iraq, Mr. Boucher was sent to the NavalJusticeCenter in NewportRhode Island and became qualified and certified as a Judge Advocate.  While stationed at CampPendleton in California, Mr. Boucher finished his second Marine Corps tour as a Defense Counsel in the most active trial unit in the entire Department of Defense. 

      After leaving the Marine Corps for the second time, Mr. Boucher opened his own law office in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He has a diverse practice that now concentrates on Criminal Defense and Divorce/Custody/Domestic law. 

    He has served as a special judge in the General Sessions Court for Knox County, Tennessee hearing both felony and misdemeanor cases.  He has been recognized by his peers and adversaries as one of the best trial attorneys in KnoxCounty and the surrounding areas.  He approaches all of his cases with a determined eye towards the best results for his clients. 

    Mr. Boucher has been successful in winning acquittals in trials involving 1st Degree Murder, Rape, Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, DUI, Thefts, and Drug cases. 

    He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Knoxville Bar Association. 

    He holds a BA in Criminal Justice from The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina and received his Law Degree from LoyolaUniversity in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

    Mr. Boucher offers free consultations on all matters and accepts all major credit/debit cards.   


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Divorce: 25%
    10 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

550 W Main St Ste 550
Knoxville, TN, 37902-2537


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Case nameOutcome
1st Degree Murder Trial AcquittalFULL ACQUITTAL
Rape Charges DismissedDISMISSAL
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A