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Criminal Defense Overview
Find a Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer
The Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) program, a non-profit public service of the Knoxville Bar Association, can help you find an experienced, qualified criminal defense attorney who is right for you.
Have you been charged with a crime? Do you have a DUI charge or a traffic violation and want to hire a private lawyer to defend you? Criminal issues can be a frightening and confusing experience. They can be as simple as a misdemeanor offense or as complicated as a felony charge. We're here to try to help you find a lawyer who can best protect your rights.
When you're facing a criminal charge, fines or possibly even jail time, you want to find an experienced attorney who can help protect your rights and find the best possible outcome for your particular circumstance. Contact us right now for a referral to a qualified criminal defense lawyer.
Getting the Right Lawyer is the first step in getting a Good Result.
How much does a referral cost?
Our service and your first 30 minute consultation with one of our prescreened panel attorneys is absolutely FREE.
How does the LRIS work?
To get a referral to an experienced Knoxville criminal defense attorney, you can contact us by telephone or through this website.
If you would like to discuss your legal matter with a member of our trained and friendly staff, please call (865) 522-7501 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am – 12 noon and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
If you'd like an online referral, use the online referral request form to get the name and telephone number of an attorney you can contact to see if they can help you.
When we help you find a criminal defense attorney, we do our best to make our referrals to an appropriate lawyer on the basis of your needs, type of matter, complexity, and location.
The Lawyer Referral Service is in compliance with The Supreme Court of Tennessee Rules Governing Lawyer Referral Services.