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Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorneys

The importance of dedicated and aggressive legal representation in any criminal defense matter cannot be stressed enough. Criminal charges, whether misdemeanors or felonies, hold significant potential to affect the rest of your life with a tremendous amount of adversity. Fines, jail time, mandatory minimum sentencing, sentence enhancements and a permanent criminal record can separately or collectively have a heavy impact on your career, your driving privileges, your reputation, and your ability to obtain future employment, loans, education, hunting permits or own a firearm.

At Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC, we represent clients in criminal cases throughout Tennessee. Based in Knoxville, we have a reputation of providing dedicated professional service in a wide variety of practice areas. Our full-service law firm is committed to protecting the rights of our clients, and our Knoxville criminal defense lawyers can work to protect your best interests in general sessions court, circuit court, criminal court, juvenile court, drug court and appellate court at the state and federal levels.

Call us today at 865-951-7334 or toll free at 877-504-0012, or e-mail us to schedule an initial consultation. The sooner you contact us, the quicker we can begin to zealously defend you.

You Deserve a High-Quality Defense

Whether you have been charged with a municipal traffic violation or homicide, our attorneys can help you obtain the best possible result through plea bargain, negotiation or trial. We vigorously advocate for mitigated consequences and fully investigate your case independently to determine if there are grounds to show the charges should be dropped.

Our law firm is one of the largest and most reputable in eastern Tennessee. We have established our presence in the legal community through more than 80 years of professional and principled legal work. We provide thorough and committed representation to a diverse clientele involved in any criminal charge, including:

  • Juvenile crimes
  • Other alcohol and drug-related crimes
  • Assault
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Sex crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Illegal weapons possession
  • Theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Vandalism
  • Arson
  • White collar crimes
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter

We protect our clients' Constitutional rights such as the right to a jury trial. We also fight for you against illegal search and seizure.

Defending Students at Disciplinary Hearings

Additionally, our attorneys are experienced in defending charges brought upon students by disciplinary hearing boards at educational institutions. Strong defense from a well-prepared attorney can provide your child with the representation necessary to mitigate consequences such as student loan loss, suspension or expulsion; any of which could be detrimental to your child's education and future employment.

Contact Our Knoxville, Tri-Cities and Chattanooga Criminal Defense Attorneys

Call us today at 865-951-7334 or toll free at 877-504-0012 to schedule an initial consultation. Contact us for more details.

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Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC

Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC
617 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 869
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-951-7334
Toll Free: 877-504-0012
Fax: 865-292-2321
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