Criminal Law

Being charged with a crime is a scary experience. It can have a permanently negative affect on your future. A criminal conviction under Tennessee law can prevent you from being hired for a job, or cause you to lose the job you have. It can affect custody and visitation with your children, and even make it difficult for you in obtaining housing. Whether you’ve been charged with a DUI, a Simple Drug Possession, or a more serious criminal offense, it’s important to understand your charges and what your options are in defending yourself.

By hiring an experienced Tennessee Criminal Defense Attorney like James M. Marshall immediately after being arrested, you give yourself the best change of avoiding a conviction or at least limiting the damage caused by a conviction.

IF YOU’VE BEEN CHARGED WITH A CRIME, YOU NEED AN EXPERIENCED AND AGGRESSIVE TENNESSEE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY ON YOUR SIDE.

At the Law Office of James M. Marshall, we understand how confusing and intimidating the legal process can be when you’ve been charged with a crime. We have the knowledge and experience to walk you through every step of the judicial process. We help you build the strongest defense possible, by carefully reviewing your charges, understanding in exact detail the events leading up to the alleged offense, and the police officer’s actions before and after your arrest. From there, we develop an aggressive legal defense to help apply pressure on the district attorney to offer a favorable plea deal or dismiss the charges completely. If a plea deal is not in your best interest, we will prepare an aggressive trial strategy to defend you at trial.

Attorney James M. Marshall has over 17 years of criminal trial experience, having tried hundreds of jury and non-jury cases, involving the following:

  • DUI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault
  • Murder and Homicide
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Drug Possession
  • Sale of Drugs
  • Juvenile Delinquency

If you’ve been charged with a crime, contact an experienced Tennessee Criminal Defense Attorney immediately to help you avoid the serious consequences of a criminal conviction.