Dec 22, 2017

Lawrence McKinney Exonerated by the Governor

By |Dec 22, 2017|Criminal Defense, In The News|0 Comments|

After 31 years in prison, Lawrence McKinney was released in 2009, after DNA evidence proved he was not guilty of the rape and burglary offenses for which he was wrongfully convicted. Mr. McKinney came to B.F. “Jack” Lowery after his release in 2009 and told his story. Mr. Lowery determined to help Mr. McKinney […]

Jul 7, 2015

Charity Official Charged with Embezzlement Might Agree that Crime Doesn’t Pay

By |Jul 7, 2015|Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime|0 Comments|

When you are responsible for raising money for a non-profit, charitable organization you occupy a position of trust in the community. It might seem especially egregious when a charity officer gets charged with embezzling $20,000 from the Bristol Public Library Foundation over the course of the past four years, as was the case with […]

Jun 12, 2015

Interdiction Stops on Interstate a Real Threat to Bonnaroo Attendees

By |Jun 12, 2015|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense|0 Comments|

Bonnaroo is only a few days away! We’ve been listening to “Roo Radio” since it started on June 1st, since none of us can attend the festival this year. They are anticipating close to 90,000 people descending upon Manchester, TN. For the people driving to Bonnaroo the dangers will lie all along the Interstate, […]

Jun 11, 2015

Don’t Get Arrested on Drug Charges at Bonnaroo in 2015

By |Jun 11, 2015|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense|0 Comments|

There are few music festivals as incredible as Bonnaroo – and the town of Manchester, Tennessee knows it. They have been preparing their town for the influx of 90,000 people since early this year. Unfortunately so have the local, county and state law enforcement. You can be assured that the police will be looking […]

Jun 8, 2015

How to Avoid Getting Arrested at Bonnaroo

By |Jun 8, 2015|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense|0 Comments|

We’re gearing up for the 14th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in June where we’re expecting upwards of 90,000 people to descend once again on the sleepy town of Manchester, TN. We love it when people come to enjoy the music, the art and the 4-day-long, raucous good time, but we also want […]

Jun 2, 2015

What to Do if You Are Arrested at Bonnaroo

By |Jun 2, 2015|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense, DUI|0 Comments|

We are mere weeks away from Bonnaroo: one of the biggest music festivals in Tennessee, if not the country. We are expecting more than 70,000 people to attend this year and partake in a celebration of art, music, global sustainability and local fare. With so many people, it is a given that the police […]

May 11, 2015

Tennessee Enacts New Laws Affecting Drug and Alcohol Abusers

By |May 11, 2015|Criminal Defense, Drug Defense|0 Comments|

Tennessee enacted two new laws in July of 2014, aimed at reducing the amount of repeat offenders on the road.

Amelia’s Law

In a tragic event in August of 2012, a 16 year old girl was killed after a head-on collision with a “repeat drug and alcohol offender.” As a result, Amelia’s Law allows anyone who […]

Apr 6, 2015

Tennessee Saw an Increased Number of DUIs in 2014

By |Apr 6, 2015|Criminal Defense, DUI|0 Comments|

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its report with the latest findings for 2014. The data shows that 29,544 people were arrested for DUI last year, an increase of 639 people from 2013. According to the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol, “the bump is due to new techniques that include using […]

Feb 12, 2015

Next Steps for Convicted Vanderbilt Students

By |Feb 12, 2015|Criminal Defense|0 Comments|

At 4:52pm on January 27, 2015, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg were convicted for the rape of a female Vanderbilt student in June of 2013. The case has been under heavy public scrutiny since it was announced, and after a trial lasting 12 days it took the jury all of (I don’t know how […]

Jan 28, 2015

Sentencing in Vanderbilt Rape Case Set for March 6th

By |Jan 28, 2015|Criminal Defense|0 Comments|

A case involving two Vanderbilt students convicted of raping a young woman in a dorm room in 2013 has gripped the national news for the last 19 months. On January 27, 2015, a jury found the defendants, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, guilty of all charges filed against them. The judge has set the […]

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