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Claiborne H. Ferguson - Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the NBTA*Claiborne H. Ferguson - Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the NBTA*Where Science meats Law. Aggressive hard-hitting DUI/DWI defense is our passion.Taking your Federal case to a whole new level. Call today to discuss our great results in Fed court!
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
When an attorney is censured it means he or she did something wrong but may still practice law. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.
Claiborne’s comment: “The rules say we can't threaten criminal proscution when clients steal from us. WE FIGHT HARD FOR YOU AND ONLY ASK THAT YOU PAY US. Please dont engage us unless you can afford us, we are experts and it costs a bit more but its worth it. Obviously, I respect the opinion of the TN BPR. they were right, I was wrong!”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy||National Board of Trial Advocacy||2010|
|Outstandig Achievement Award||West Group||1998|
|Corpus Juris Secundum||West Group||1997|
|Senior Partner||The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A.||1999 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2010 - Present|
|National College DUI Defense Attorneys||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2001 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys||N/A||2000 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Executive Counsel Member - Criminal Law Section||2009 - 2011|
|O’Bannor v. State, 159 S.W.3d 605 (Tenn. Crim. App. 2004)||N/A|
|State v. Calabretta (In Re J.J.C.), 148 S.W.3d 919 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2004)||N/A|
|In Re D.A.H., 142 S.W.3d 267 (Tenn. 2004)||N/A|
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|National Board of Trial Advocacy||Drafted 10 Ethics Exam Questions||2012|
|National Board of Trial Advocacy||Drafted 18 Exam Questions for the 2011 Expert Certificating Exam||2011|
|Mississippi College School of Law||Law -Magna cum Laude||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|TACDL Round Table||Community Corrections in TN||2013|
|LORMAN - Police Liability||Ah Heck! I think I just blew the statute of limitations - Legal Malpractice for Criminal Attorneys||2013|
|TACDL Round Table||Bail. Getting it and keeping it.||2011|
|2009 TACDL Tennessee Legislative Review & Case Law Update, Nashville TN||“Legal Ethics and the Internet; A primer on possible ethical liability in the age of FaceBook and MySpace.||2009|
Posted by Wilma
I have heard of lawyers and firms that have a good reputation. I have never experienced one before until coming in contact with Claiborne Ferguson. I contacted him by email about 10:30 pm on Friday with a crisis. I got a response back at 6:29 am on Saturday. I have never heard of firms working outside of Monday thru Friday business hours. I can say this firm does. They went well above and beyond what I expected from any firm. I am well pleased with their prompt responses to my crises situation. He did not stop until everything was taken care of completely. I would recommend him and his firm to anyone that need legal assistance.
Posted by anonymous
Without saying what I was accused of...it wasnt a good case. I didnt di it, they believed me and got the case dismissed. Very pleased. It was a long process, would have liked it to have moved faster but they said time is always on my side. Guess they were right.
Posted by Brittany
Everyone in the office was very kind and professional. The biggest strength of this company is that you get a team & not just someone trying to get rid of a case. I was kept informed step-by-step with my case & new information whenever it came up with my case. This is a great law firm & I would recommend this law firm to anyone.
Patrick Benca, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Claiborne is hardworking, smart, and very insightful. We worked together on capital case with difficult facts and the death penalty was not waived. The client received a life-sentence. He is a great teammate and he would be my go-to-guy for any client I had if he/she is alleged to have done anything criminal while in Tennessee. An excellent attorney.
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