Criminal Justice Section

The section was established to serve all elements of the criminal justice system, including state, federal and municipal prosecutors, judges with criminal jurisdiction, state and federal public defenders and those lawyers in private practice.

121 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Immediate Past Chair
Pratt Aycock, PLLC
705 Gate Lane, Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37909
Immediate Past Chair
Schell & Oglesby, LLC
509 New Highway 96 W Ste 201
Franklin, TN 37064

Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Expungement Clinic

Following the Diversity Leadership Institute and Young Lawyers Division’s involvement with a very successful expungement clinic in Nashville, General Sessions Judge Rachel Bell is again seeking volunteers for a similar event on Aug. 6. The clinic will take place at the New Covenant Christian Church in Nashville from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. June’s clinic served more than 100 clients and Judge Bell expects 300 for this session, so TBA members are encouraged to spread the word and participate. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact YLD Diversity Committee Chair Amber Floyd.

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Volunteer Meeting Tomorrow for Expungement Clinic

The Davidson County General Sessions Court will hold its annual expungement clinic Aug. 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at New Covenant Christian Church, 2201 Osage St., Nashville 37208. Attorney volunteers are needed and a meeting for prospective volunteers is set for tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the General Sessions Judges Library on the fourth floor of the Justice A. A. Birch Building. Judge Rachel Bell, presiding judge of the court, is organizing the meeting and the clinic. Bell reports that more than 300 people usually attend the clinic.

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