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Elliott James Schuchardt

Criminal defense Attorney at Knoxville, TN

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Tennessee - TN 16 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 27 years
    New York - NY 30 years
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State TN
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Suspended Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2022
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Suspended Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2022
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Resigned

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2022. See details

About Elliott

Learn Elliott’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    30%
    Criminal defense representation in both state and federal courts.

    29 years, 45 cases

  2. Business
    25%
    Representation of corporations in all aspects of business law, including set up of entity, transactions, and civil litigation.

    32 years, 50 cases

  3. Divorce and separation
    25%
    Divorce, child custody, child support, adoption.

    32 years, 125 cases

  4. Probate
    15%
    Probate planning and litigation in variety of state courts.

    19 years, 25 cases

  5. Privacy
    5%
    Nationally recognized civil liberties lawyer. Sued United States government in privacy-related litigation on behalf of former intelligence community officials.

    10 years, 1 case

Elliott J. Schuchardt has more than 28 years of experience providing legal services to a variety of clients. He currently practices in the areas of civil litigation, bankruptcy, divorce, custody, and corporate law.

Mr. Schuchardt received his law degree from Columbia Law School in 1993 and his BA degree from Cornell University in 1989. He also spent a year studying at Oxford University in Oxford, England, as a visiting student. Before moving to Knoxville, Tennessee, Mr. Schuchardt practiced law with several large law firms in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.

Mr. Schuchardt is admitted to practice in the states of Tennessee and Pennsylvania.  He is also admitted to practice in a variety of federal courts.  

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Location

Schuchardt Law Firm
6223 Highland Place Way
Suite 201
Knoxville, TN, 37919

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Reviews

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Posted by N W | May 4, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional and Responsive
I have used Elliott's service on several occasions. He did an excellent job, knows the law and will will fight for you to obtain the best outcome. I am forever grateful for his help and highly recommend him
Posted by Alan | May 10, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Outstanding representation
Attorney Schuchardt is an excellent attorney. I used him for my divorce case. He did a very good job, and got a great result. I highly recommend him!

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 10 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-250 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2022.

Temporary Suspension issued in TN, 2022
updated on 01/06/2023

Temporary suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice during a disciplinary investigation. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

Temporary Suspension issued in TN, 2022
updated on 01/06/2023

Temporary suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice during a disciplinary investigation. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

Reciprocal - Suspension issued in PA, 2022
updated on 07/07/2022

This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in Pennsylvania.

Work Experience

  • Corporate Attorney
  • Rothman Gordon
  • 2001 - 2003

Education

  • Columbia Law School
  • J.D.
  • 1993
  • Cornell University
  • B.A. in Government
  • 1989

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Dell'Aquila v. National Rifle Association
  • Case is currently pending.
  • Campbell v. Sweet Briar College
  • Injunction rranted. College remains open.

Associations

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Columbia Law School
  • 1992
  • Managing Editor
  • Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems
  • 1992

Speaking Engagements

  • Regional Conference
  • Surveillance Law in the 21st Century
  • 2016

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Knoxville Criminal defense Lawyer Elliott James Schuchardt
Elliott James Schuchardt
Criminal defense Attorney
Knoxville, TN
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This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2022. See details