Nashville Criminal Defense - Practice Areas
For 21 years, the Law Offices of Thomas T. Overton has been committed to providing clients throughout Nashville and the Middle Tennessee region with superior legal representation exclusively in all areas of criminal defense matters, including cases involving suspended sentences and assisting clients with sentence reduction. The firm has built extensive experience assisting clients who have been accused of committing any kind of crime, including but not limited to:
- Sex offenses and rape
- Serious felonies
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- White collar crimes
- Probation violations
- Death penalty cases
- Drug crimes, including possession and sale/trafficking
- Federal Cases
Criminal Defendants Retain Significant Rights
Just because you have been arrested does not mean that you lose all of your civil rights. In fact, you retain several significant constitutional rights. Please see this page for frequently asked questions regarding your rights even if you have been accused of committing a serious felony.
Experience Defending Complicated and Controversial Cases
The Law Offices of Thomas T. Overton successfully handles even the most complicated and controversial cases. In one vehicular homicide case, the firm obtained minimal punishment for the defendant. Such public outrage ensued that the punishments for vehicular homicide in Tennessee were increased in response to this particular case. Additionally, the firm is adept at handling the media; this ensures the firm can successfully defend high-profile Nashville criminal law cases while also protecting our clients' privacy rights.
The Law Offices of Thomas T. Overton maintains a caseload that allows the firm to provide every client with significant one-on-one legal representation that is customized to each person's needs. The firm is skilled in both negotiating settlements and plea bargains and in trying cases in front of juries. The firm analyzes each case individually and discusses all of the available options with the client. Regardless of whether the client elects to accept a plea deal or fight the charges in trial, the Law Offices of Thomas T. Overton provides each client with a personalized strategy that ensures each client's rights are protected to the fullest extent possible.