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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. DUI & DWI: 15%
  5. Speeding Ticket: 5%


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Contact info

Balestrini, Barnes, Jaber & Wood, PLLC

1555 Madison Ave, Ste 202
Memphis, TN, 38104


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2016
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2016
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBalestrini, Barnes, Jaber & Wood, PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneyThe Law Office of Barnes and Jaber2013 - 2015
AttorneyThe Barnes Law Firm2012 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Tennessee v. T.L.Jury trial – Not guilty
State of Tennessee v. T.S.Vehicular homicide reduced to driving on suspended
State of Tennessee v. S.G.Jury trial – Not guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety TestingN/AN/A2016
TACDL Trial CollegeN/AN/A2014
TACDL DUI CollegeN/AN/A2013
Mississippi College School of LawN/AN/A2011
University of Tennessee, MartinN/AN/A2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Memphis RoundtableIAD's in Tennessee2013