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I represent clients in all manner of State and Federal charges with a focus on DUI.  You should contact my office immediately if you are facing a criminal charge for a free consultation.  I stand by my clients throughout the criminal justice process and give them honest answers to their questions. 

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Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    17 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    17 years
  3. Federal Crime: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    17 years
  5. Other: 5%
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Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jason Michael Matthews

    John is a great lawyer! He will work hard to ensure you receive effective legal representation.

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  • Eugene L. Belenitsky

    I endorse this lawyer. Whenever I needed help with a tough criminal law issue, John always had the answer.

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Contact info

619 South Cooper Street
Memphis, TN, 38104

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200008/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2016
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2015
Top 10 Attorney AwardNational Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerParker & Willis, PLLC2008 - Present
AttorneyThe Wagerman Law Firm2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneyMorton & Germany, PLLC2001 - 2006
Attorney in the Trust DepartmentNational Bank Of Commerce, Memphis, Tennessee2000 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
Criminal Justice Act PanelMember2010 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
Memphis Bar AssociationUnauthorized Practice of Law CommitteeN/A
Memphis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State vs. MBDUI dismissed. Reckless Driving diverted.
State vs. JRDUI dismissed. Guilty of Reckless Driving.
USA vs. RMClient only received 60 months.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
DUI NewsletterDUI News Letter- Frequently Asked Questions2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Mississippi State UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1997