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  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min
  • Brentwood, TN

Tara W.

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Parrish Stanton has the ability to persuade even the toughest of District Attorneys and Judges. His extensive knowledge/experience in social and psychological manipulation sets him apart from any other lawyer. He unlike other lawyers, sets a solid and personable relationship with his clients; making himself available to me any time and day when I needed emotional support and understanding of court proceedings. This lawyer, now my friend and confidant brought a possible 52 year sentence to a 6 year probationary period. His court room tactics are professional, yet he has the ability to play on a prosecutors heart strings; a practically impossible task that Parrish Stanton has figured out to its core. If you want a lawyer that you can depend on, someone who will guide you, someone who will be there through every step of the grueling justice system... this man of many faces; Marine Corp officer, father, husband, best friend, and lawyer will save your life, he saved mine.

Loretta F.

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I would like to start by saying "Thank You" Attorney Stanton. I was looking for an attorney that would represent my case and found Attorney Stanton through Thumbtack. Finding Attorney Stanton and hiring him was the right choice for my case. He took the time to make sure I understood everything as we moved through my case. He worked for and with me to get the best result for my case. He took time out to make sure he returns phone calls and text messages. Attorney Stanton is very professional and really cares about his clients and worked very hard to help me resolve my case. I am pleased with his services and would recommend you give Attorney Parrish Stanton an opportunity to handle your case. Mrs. F

Shelley G.

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Mr. Stanton represented my son on a criminal charge. We live out of state and had no knowledge of attorneys in the state where the charge was filed. The Thumbtact website helps us to hire Mr. Stanton. He always answered my phone calls promptly. I did not meet him until the hearing. We were very satisfied with his hard efforts and better than expected results.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 18 min

James M.

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I was charged with very serious and life changing charges. The whole process took two and a half years, resulting in a jury trial. He did an excellent job presenting a defense for my case. I was charged with 9 felonies and was only convicted of 1 felony and 1 misdemeanor. Mr. McEvoy was there and guiding me through the entire time. There were many hearings throughout the process. He listened to my concerns and was a calming influence during these difficult times. He went above and beyond in investing time and his personal resources to work toward the best possible outcome. I believe that Mr. McEvoy was a Godsend to me and my family during these very trying times. I would most certainly recommend Mr. McEvoy to everyone who needs an excellent Defense Attorney.

Maria C.

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Mr. McEvoy successfully followed through on every detail discussed in our preliminary interview. He is a kind and patient person. I highly recommend Mr.McEvoy to anyone in need of a criminal defense attorney. He is the best in Nashville.

Taffney H.

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We hired Bernie for a criminal defense case. Overall we were pleased with the outcome. I would recommend Mr. McEvoy. He is very pleasant to work with and works "for" you, not the system. Thanks Bernie!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min
  • Brentwood, TN

Sarah S.

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I found Mr. Arnkoff on Thumbtack because I was looking for a criminal defense lawyer to give me a FREE consoltation and second opinion on what another lawyer had advised me. I did not even think for a minute that I would end up with an actual private lawyer (especially someone good) . I thought I would just get a FREE consolt and that I would have to tough it out with the federal public defender because I did not have the money to hire a private lawyer. I placed my inquiry on thumbtack late at night around 11:00pm. The next morning, when I woke up for work at 6:00 am I already had a response from Mr. Arnkoff asking for more information on my situation. I was really surprised that a lawyer responded to me in less than 8 hours. So I replied to him and got up and got ready for work. By the time I arrived at work at 7:30am Mr. Arnkoff had replied to my reply and we decided to set up a phone consolt because I worked late that day. He said he was going to call me at 12:30pm during my lunch break and he did, he called right at the time he said he would call. He spent almost an entire hour with me on the phone and he let me talk and explain everything. He asked me lots of questions and answered tons of questions I had. He explained everything to me in great detail and made sure I understood what he was saying. He offered to go and meet with my loved one in jail and explain everything to him so that he would have peace of mind while being incarcerated. He went the very next morning and met my loved one and explained everything to him and answered his questions. I was surprised that he went to go see my loved one in jail BEFORE getting paid to do it. As I said earlier I did not think I would end up having a private attorney because I did not think I could afford one but I ended up hiring Mr. Arnkoff because he was willing to work with me in my situation. Mr. Arnkoff calls me on a regular basis and gives me detailed information and keeps me in the loop with my loved ones case. He is a very easy going man, he is very easy to talk to and very professional. He is very very knowledgeable and knows pretty much everyone in federal court and knows a lot of investigators and public defenders. He has a great network and he always always always calls me back. He is very reasonable and kind and down to earth. My loved ones case is not over and we still have a long way to go but it is such a big weight off my shoulders to have Mr. Arnkoff handling everything for me and being my loved ones voice and keeping me informed on what is going on and what things I can expect. He is a very straight forward person and does not tell you things to get your hopes up and then disappoint you. He seems to go out of his way to utilize his own resources and network of people that he knows to get things moving along. I highly recommend Mr. Arnkoff. He listens, answers questions and stays in contact with you. I have never once had to speak to an associate or anything. It is always him who calls me back.

Brian S.

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Nearly 20 years ago I met Larry Arnkoff while working as his letter carrier for the USPS. He was easy to get to know as he treated everyone the same, whether they were the bank president or the janitor. Regarded as a top-notch federal defense attorney, never did I think that my family would need his help in a significant way. As life unfolded, my three children as young adults unfortunately had legal issues. My youngest daughter was charged with five felonies, including battery on a police officer, even though it was really a misunderstanding. Larry, somehow, with his amazing capacity to communicate and his broad system of contacts was able to get three charges dropped and the other two reduced to misdemeanors and adjudication was withheld. Then, after some community service her record was permanently sealed. Several times since, as she has travelled the world, I have consulted with Larry on an emergency basis regarding her safety in Lebanon, Mexico, and most recently about a marital issue in the Dominican Republic, as well as an incident on an airplane years ago. His advice has always been exceptional, prompt, and done with a great amount of personal care. Furthermore, his knowledge and advice was also paramount in business matters assisting both my younger and older daughter. My eldest daughter also benefitted from Larry’s amazing skills as she had issues with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, which he quickly worked out and had her record sealed. Perhaps his most significant work on my family’s behalf came with a very serious federal case involving my son. A few years ago he was charged with trafficking significant amounts of marijuana, the sentence guidelines were anywhere from 10-40 years. Brilliantly consulting in the case, and utilizing his many contacts around the country, he was instrumental in helping settle the case with a plea of a 30 month sentence. My son is now on home detention and about two months away from being on probation. In large part, thankful to Larry’s input and meticulous work, my son has his life back and is now doing extremely well. In summary, Larry Arnkoff without question is as good of an attorney as you can find, with a myriad of federal experience. More significant is his honesty, integrity, and that he is a person who is extremely fair regarding charges for services and payments. This is a man who simply put has a character beyond reproach!

Matthew W.

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M.W. -  February 2017 I hired Larry to represent me after I had been convicted by a Williamson County jury of aggravated assault. My first lawyer mishandled my case to the point where I was unnecessarily facing a significant prison sentence. Going to prison would have been a terrible hardship for my family. Changing lawyers was a wise decision. I went from having an unprofessional and unprepared lawyer who I rarely saw or heard from to Larry who is a tremendous communicator and extremely experienced. His preparation for my sentencing hearing was very impressive as was his presentation to the Court on my behalf. Larry's hard work and skill spared me from going to jail and the expense of having to take an appeal. I can't thank him enough and I would recommend him to anyone looking for first rate criminal defense counsel.

  • Nashville, TN

Heather Y.

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Kurt Bartlett was absolutely the most communicative lawyer I have ever encountered, I was always able to reach him one way or another. His professionalism, humanity and understanding was beyond what I could ever hope for.... Couldn't ask for a better attorney, simply the Best!!!!! Impressive skills & wonderful down to earth person to speak to as well as being tough enough to get things done. I would recommend Kurt Bartlett to anyone and he will also be the first person I contact for any further needs!!!!!!

Amber Y.

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Kurt is the absolute best DUI attorney. He returned my calls right away, guided me through the process and always made me feel like he was on top of things. My friend hired Kurt a few years ago on an unrelated criminal matter and she highly recommended Kurt when I needed an attorney. If I could give him 6 stars I would!!

James G.

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Kurt Bartlett is an excellent Attorney. He handles each case in a professional manner. He knows the law. I had a criminal case in court he handled the case in an excellent manner. Should I need an attorney again he will be the one I call.

  • 11 years in business
  • Nashville, TN

Robert G.

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Fantastic Lawyer. I got charged with a DUI Second. I went to court on the first court date without a lawyer and was offered 45 days in jail. I hired Russell and he got to work reviewing the evidence and drafting a motion to suppress based on an illegal stop. He negotiated a plea where I did a weekend in jail and was done. Thanks Russell.

Jenny S.

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Mr. Thomas helped me get my DUI charge reduced to reckless driving and save my license. He's a lifesaver. I recommend him to anyone that needs a DUI lawyer in Nashville.

Michael B.

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Mr. Thomas was a lifesaver. He helped me get diversion for a charge that would have ruined my career. I recommend him to anyone that needs a lawyer.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Nashville, TN

Chris G.

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Hate that I have to leave a review for my divorce attorney, hate even more that it's been over 2 years since he helped me out of that mess and I totally dropped the ball on leaving an awesome review. So here ya go, Everything Mr Walker told me was to the point and truthful. He was helpful in every aspect of the process. So yeah if you need a great attorney in the Nashville area, call him.. Since he helped me through my divorce, I moved to Alaska, starting a fishing guide company and everything is awesome. Can't say that he didn't have a hand in changing my luck because he did. He's an awesome guy and a straightforward attorney. If I ever get married again and I'm facing another divorce, Michael K. Walker is the man I'm calling. - I'm Serious. - Chris Cooper Landing, AK Alaska Angling Adventures

Stephanie A.

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I was very embarrassed about needing to hire a lawyer for my case. I am not a criminal by any means and was being treated like one by the person(s) charging me. Mr. Walker talked to me in a professional, respectful manner and made me feel less like a criminal and more like a person. I would hire him again and again if I needed to, he was always on time for every meeting and answered every phone call and email. He was from a different county than where I was being charged and had no trouble showing up to court and being by my side. I highly recommend this man to be your lawyer if for any unfortunate reason you find yourself in a compromising situation.

Eric F.

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He represented me in divorce court. I was well pleased with his representation and hard work throughout my case. Attorney Walker, was efficient and compassionate during my divorce.

  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 47 min

Thumbtack Customer

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Mr. Hastings made me feel like I was his only client though I knew that wasn't the case. As a first time offender when I got booked for a DUI I felt beyond awful, like my whole world was crumbling. Thankfully to Mr. Hastings positive and reassuring attitude I got out of my funk pretty quickly. This is an attorney that has the analytical skills needed while also being an absolute people person. He checked in with me every week, really made me feel heard when I spoke, kept me well informed, was always available and most of all got me the BEST results! I honestly feel like he was looking out for me... Well at the risk of sounding like a paid promotion I'll stop now. lol I hope to never need a criminal defense attorney again but if I do I will most definitely be calling him!

Tom C.

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I retained Edward for some legal advice and representation. His performance and professionalism were beyond impressive. I will be contacting Edward again for any future legal matters.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Franklin, TN

Gina R.

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Jonathan is a very knowledgeable and dedicated attorney. He helped me in a divorce that was very difficult and he handled everything beautifully for me and my children. The outcome I had was the best case scenario I could have hoped for. My children think of him as a hero and I will always be grateful for the help he gave us. You can't go wrong with Jonathan. He is amazing!

Pat H.

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Jonathan is an experience attorney with extensive background in litigation having represented both clients in prosecution and defense. Having worked both sides of the issues, he is well prepared to defend clients. He is personable and empathic to his clients, and their families. You will be lucky to have him take your Cassie!

  • 20 years in business
  • Nashville, TN

Becky S.

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I was falsely arrested and prosecuted by a local vet who was angry with me for filing vet board complaint against her. The whole ordeal was very stressful, since there was no crime in the first place. Four months after my arrest, I had my preliminary hearing where Mr Ridings questioned this woman and proved her to be a liar. All charges were dropped, at this point, which is unheard of in a preliminary hearing. Thanks to David Ridings for doing his best to give me my life back! If you need a great criminal attorney, talk to David Ridings! This could have gone on for years before I had a chance to prove my innocence, he made sure that didn't happen!

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Former prosecuting attorney, Russell Thomas, brings that experience to every criminal and DUI client he represents in the Nashville and middle TN area.

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Criminal defense and DUI defense attorney Bryan Stephenson represents clients throughout Middle Tennessee. He is a former prosecutor offering proven results. The Law Office of Bryan Stephenson is based in Nashville, and working in all Middle Tennessee state, federal, and juvenile courts. Call for a free consultation.

  • 2 years in business
  • Nashville, TN

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Nashville criminal defense attorney, Nashville DUI lawyer, Nashville domestic violence lawyer, Nashville drug lawyer

  • 19 years in business
  • Nashville, TN

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Colavecchio Law is a family-owned and -oriented law firm located in Nashville, TN. We specialize in immigration law and criminal defense such as DUI cases. At Colavecchio and Colavecchio, we are here for you to make everything as smooth as possible. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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Welcome to the law office of Attorney Robert T. Vaughn. Mr. Vaughn is entering his 32nd year of private practice, having represented clients in Tennessee and in 35 states. Mr. Vaughn's primary practice area is criminal law, and he has defended individuals charged, under both state and federal law, with various crimes, including DUI and implied consent, murder, manslaughter, wire fraud and possession and resale of controlled substances of all types. Mr. Vaughn is also recognized throughout the United States for his work in defending those charged with drug paraphernalia at both the state and federal levels. Mr. Vaughn is recognized as an outstanding lawyer in the area of criminal defense and DUI defense in Nashville, Tennessee. The law office of Robert Vaughn approaches each client as an individual and maintains a concern for their personal and constitutional rights. Defendants represented by Robert Vaughn never stand alone. While his practice is national in scope, Mr. Vaughn also engages in local criminal defense, representing issues involving: * DUI * drug charges * paraphernalia * theft * assault * homicide * all criminal violations of Tennessee law When you need information on DUI charges in the Nashville or the middle Tennessee area, we invite you to click on the DUI FAQ tab on our website for specific information on DUI charges. Robert Vaughn's knowledge, experience and aggressive defense of his clients has made him the Nashville criminal attorney of choice. Mr. Vaughn defends individuals not only in Nashville but also throughout the state of Tennessee, including the communities of: - Gallatin, TN (Sumner County) - Hendersonville, TN (Sumner County) - Lebanon, TN (Wilson County) - Murfreesboro, TN (Rutherford County) - Franklin, TN (Williamson County) - Columbia, TN (Maury County) - Clarksville, TN (Montgomery County) - Dickson, TN (Dickson County) - Springfield, TN (Robertson County) - Cookeville, TN (Putnam County) - Carthage, TN (Smith County) - Chattanooga, TN (Hamilton County) We are located on historic downtown 3rd Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee, below the newly-renovated Davidson County Courthouse. A lifetime resident of Nashville, TN, Mr. Vaughn is devoted to Nashville and our outlying communities. Our office provides aggressive, experienced and serious representation of your charges. We are proud of having no unresolved bar complaints and our record of client satisfaction. On behalf of Mr. Vaughn, his assistant Lisa Lee and office staff, you are invited to contact his office to schedule a free initial consultation. "We don't judge you, we defend you" is the motto of this office. It is the way we practice law; it is the way we defend our clients. Contact us today. Please visit our website for more information on our practice and to view client testimonials. Our initial consultation is at no charge to you. We are a member of: * Tennessee Criminal Defense Lawyers * Nashville Criminal Defense Lawyers * NORML Legal Advisory Board * Tennessee Bar Association

  • Nashville, TN

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Our Nashville criminal and DUI attorneys offer free consultations and include a former Nashville prosecutor. Our criminal attorneys in Nashville handle all felony and misdemeanor crimes, including drug crimes, DUI, robbery, assault, burglary, and murder defense.

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Peter Frech is an attorney at The Fleming Law Firm. He offers affordable rates/down payments, and payment plans to fit every type of client. Mr. Frech offers free initial consultations to discuss your case in detail. He is an attorney that prides himself on being accessible to his clients and giving solid legal advice.

  • 24 years in business
  • Franklin, TN

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John P. Cauley, a trial attorney, has been in practice since 1994. Before attending law school, Mr. Cauley served in the United States Marine Corps. After law school he worked for the State of Tennessee as and Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Justice Division. He has extensive criminal trial and appellate experience. If you are confronted by a criminal charge within the Tennessee of State, including Federal charges, you need an aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney. Each case is handled personally by Mr. Cauley. Our law office endeavors to offer affordable representation for our customers.

  • Franklin, TN

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Daniel A. Perry, Attorney at Law provides aggressive and zealous legal representation to individuals, families, and businesses throughout Southwest Ohio. Daniel A. Perry has the ability to serve the counties of Montgomery, Greene, Warren, Butler, and Hamilton. Daniel A. Perry focuses his practice in consumer bankruptcy, DUI/OVI defense, estate planning including drafting wills and trusts, divorce and dissolution, custody, criminal defense including expungement and post-conviction relief, juvenile law, business law, personal injury, and general civil litigation. Contact Daniel A. Perry, Attorney at Law today for a free case evaluation and consultation. Daniel A. Perry, Attorney at Law can address your legal issue and provide you with the peace of mind you need!

  • Clarksville, TN

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Are you going through a divorce? Have you been accused of a crime? The Clarksville criminal defense lawyer at Hyder Law is dedicated to helping Tennessee residents in these situations get the legal assistance they need. The firm has handled numerous cases, and they offer one-on-one attention to every client. They understand the strain a legal complication can have on a person's financial situation, and they strive to provide affordably priced legal services. They are proud to represent people from all walks of life, including members of the armed forces. The firm works diligently to create tailored legal strategies, as they know everyone's situation is different. Get started by calling the team today to arrange a no-cost case evaluation.

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Are you facing a criminal charge? Never go to court without an attorney! I handle all criminal charges including: DUI, drug offenses, assaults, thefts, and burglary. I work hard for my clients and fight for their rights; let me help you. Call me today to discuss your case free of charge! I offer low, flat rate fees you can afford! This is an advertisement and should not be considered legal advice. This advertisement does not create an attorney-client relationship.

  • 9 years in business
  • Franklin, TN

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Not Guilty Verdicts in multiple DUI trials, successful Motions to Suppress DUI stops, not guilty verdict in First Degree Murder Trial, Not Guilty in an Especially Aggravated Kidnapping Trial. Have had successful results in high profile cases

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