Knoxville, TN Criminal Defense Lawyers

279 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Knoxville, TN area.

Compare the best Criminal Defense attorneys near you and make informed decisions based on 1721+ reviews and detailed attorney profiles. Click here to see related practice areas and towns nearby as well as additional resources.

 

Knoxville Has 279 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 1721 Reviews

T. Scott Jones

Banks & Jones, Attorneys at Law
2125 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN
163 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 33 years
Playing 2 Win for You in East Tennessee for over 25 years!
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 30% Personal Injury, 20% DUI & DWI and more
License TN, Active since 1991

Marcos M. Garza

Garza Law Firm, PLLC
550 W. Main Street, Suite 340, Bank of America Building, Knoxville, TN
167 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
AV Rated; Only American Chemical Society "Lawyer-Scientist" attorney in TN.
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 20% Car Accidents and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License TN, Active since 2001

Advertisement

Transform legal challenges into solutions.

Connect now to review your situation.

display-bg
 
The Avvo Rating explained

John Barnes

Barnes & Fersten
109 S. Northshore Drive, Suite 310, Knoxville, TN
52 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
Top quality DUI and Criminal Defense at a price you can afford.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 75% DUI & DWI
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License TN, Active since 2009

Nate Evans

Open for Business Open for business

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Virtual Consultation Virtual Consultation

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Evans Law Firm
625 Market Street, Suite 404, Knoxville, TN
28 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
In every case I work hard to achieve the very best results for my clients. I take great pride in my work and client-centered focus. Just as important, I believe that it is important to charge reasonable rates for top notch representation. My goal ...
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 20% Lawsuits & Disputes, 20% Federal Crime and more
License TN, Active since 2007

James Richie Owen

Open for Business Open for business

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Virtual Consultation Virtual Consultation

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

The Owen Law Firm
550 W. Main St., Ste. 950, Knoxville, TN
98 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
Experienced, aggressive, result driven criminal defense lawyer in State and Federal Court.
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI, 10% Violent Crime and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License TN, Active since 1997

Brandon D. Fersten

Open for Business Open for business

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Virtual Consultation Virtual Consultation

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Barnes & Fersten, PLLC
109 S. Northshore Dr. STE 310, Knoxville, TN
28 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 5 years
Protecting your future from the adverse consequences of a misdemeanor or felony charge is my top priority.
Practice area 33% Criminal Defense, 34% DUI & DWI, 33% Juvenile
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes  • Retainer A retainer is an advance payment to a lawyer for services the lawyer will provide. As the lawyer provides the services, they deduct their fees from the retainer Always
License TN, Active since 2019

Jedidiah Charles McKeehan

Open for Business Open for business

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Virtual Consultation Virtual Consultation

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

McKeehan Law Group, LLC
1111 N. Northshore Drive, Ste P-295, Knoxville, TN
116 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Being arrested is a scary thing. Let me walk you through this process.
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 50% Divorce & Separation, 20% Personal Injury and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License TN, Active since 2007

Michael Barrett Menefee

Menefee & Brown, P.C.
2633 Kingston Pike, Suite 100, Knoxville, TN
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Michael Menefee is a highly experienced and effective lawyer in Knoxville. Since 2002, he has helped clients all throughout Tennessee with their legal issues. He can help you resolve your problems quickly and efficiently, too. Michael primarily pr...
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 70% Divorce & Separation
License TN, Active since 2002

Ben Hyder Houston

Open for Business Open for business

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Virtual Consultation Virtual Consultation

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Ben H. Houston II
3217 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.5
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
Knowledgeable & Committed Advocate That is Here to Help. Call For a Free Consultation 865-240-2231
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% Family, 25% Divorce & Separation and more
Cost Hourly Rates,  $300-350 per hour
License TN, Active since 2004

Kelly Dean Tanner

Law office of Kelly D. Tanner
550 West Main Street, Suite 600, Knoxville, TN
33 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
Having 20 years of experience as a law enforcement officer in Knoxville, Tennessee, I have a unique insight into the defense of individuals who have been charged with DUI, drug offenses, and any other Criminal offense. I know how these cases are p...

Nicholas William Lee

Lee Criminal Defense
800 S Gay St, Ste 700, Knoxville, TN
13 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
Mr. Lee is an attorney at law and founding member of Lee Criminal Defense, focusing his practice on Criminal Defense and DUI/DWI Defense, but also taking on a select few general practice cases. Mr. Lee volunteers his spare time as Co-Coach for the...

David Miller Eldridge

Eldridge & Blakney, PC
400 W Church Avenue Ste 101, Knoxville, TN
6 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 37 years
Mr. Eldridge was educated at the University of Tennessee, receiving his undergraduate degree in 1982. He graduated from the Wake Forest University School of Law, cum laude, in 1986. While there, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of its law review p...

Robert Raulsten Kurtz

Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law
625 Market Street, Ste. 901, Knoxville, TN
18 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
For the past 13 years, Attorney Robert R. Kurtz has been dedicated to practicing criminal defense in federal and state courts. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1995, and his Juris Do...

John David Haines

Open for Business Open for business

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are open during this time are marked "Open for business" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

Virtual Consultation Virtual Consultation

Attorneys that have confirmed to Avvo that they are available for a phone or video consultation have "Virtual Consultation" on their profile. We recommend that you contact the attorney directly to determine hours and availability.

The Haines Firm
109 S. Northshore Dr Ste-401, Knoxville, TN
22 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 6 years
Before I went to law school, I served on active duty for five years in the United States Navy. During that time, I was forunate enough to travel the world, and meet many different people from every imaginable walk of life. What I learned was that ...
Practice area 20% Criminal Defense, 40% Family, 20% Personal Injury and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License TN, Active since 2018

Lance Kristopher Baker

The Baker Law Firm
First Horizon Plaza, 800 S. Gay Street, Suite 1950, Knoxville, TN
20 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
The Baker Law Firm, well-regarded across East and Middle Tennessee, provides trusted legal services in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, and civil rights. At the helm is our founder, Lance K. Baker, who brings a robust approach to so...

Steven Oberman

The Oberman & Rice Law Firm
550 Main Street, Suite 730, Knoxville, TN
108 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 44 years
Since graduating from the University of Tennessee Law School in 1980, I have worked diligently to establish myself nationally as an authority on the intricacies of DUI law. My background in the sciences gave me a unique perspective in defending th...

Devin DeVore

Easter & DeVore
7417 Kingston Pike, Suite 202, Knoxville, TN
6 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
Devin S. DeVore practices law in the areas of Social Security Disability, IRS Tax Resolution, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, and Criminal Defense. Mr. DeVore received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence...

Norman Delton McKellar

The McKellar Law Firm, PLLC
317 Ebenezer Road, Knoxville, TN
34 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Norman D. McKellar practices law in the areas of IRS tax resolution and federal criminal defense, with an emphasis on tax fraud and white collar federal crimes. Mr. McKellar has successfully defended clients in criminal cases in both federal and s...

Jonathan David Cooper

Whitt, Cooper, Trant & Hedrick
607 Market St., Suite 1100, Knoxville, TN
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.5
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
Review: After almost 20 years trying to get help with getting my license, I hired Mr. Cooper. Best decision I ever made. This man went out of his way to help me and guided me through each process. I finally found someone who was competent and who genuinel...

Edward Lynn Holt

Barnes Law Firm
109 S. Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.4
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 34 years
Review: Ed was very straightforward and honest about my case. He did everything I asked for and was always there to explain everything. If you want an honest lawyer who will not sugar coat things Ed is your man. I can't thank him enough for his representa...

Additional Resources

Additional User Resources

Resources for Attorneys and Law Firms

Are you or your law firm looking for new opportunities to grow? Are you looking to take control of your profiles on Avvo to ensure your data is accurate and enable users to reach you? Take a look at the resources below to get started.


Attorney Insights

The following lists have been provided to help inform. Use the sort link that follows each list to see all results formatted in the same manner.

Who are the most reviewed Criminal Defense attorneys in Knoxville, TN?

Sort attorneys by Most Reviewed

Which Criminal Defense lawyers have been licensed the longest in Knoxville, TN?

Sort attorneys by Most Years Licensed

Which Knoxville, TN Criminal Defense lawyers are newest to the area?

Sort attorneys by Most Recently Licensed
Clinton
Jefferson City
Karns
Kimberlin Heights
Lenoir City
Loudon
Maryville
Oak Ridge
Pigeon Forge
Powell
Sevierville
Seymour
 
See all cities in Tennessee >

Knoxville, TN Attorneys in Related Practice Areas


× Filter & Sort
Sort by Fees and Rates
Filter By

Choose one filter option below.

Also speaks Also practice in
Reset