A Trial Attorney With Almost 40 Years Of Experience

When Facing Violent Crime Or Homicide Charges, You Need An Experienced Attorney

Prosecutors aggressively seek convictions for crimes involving violence, particularly murder and manslaughter charges. The state will bring significant resources to bear to obtain a guilty verdict. If convicted, the penalties are the most severe under state and federal laws. A conviction for some violent crimes can result in the death penalty in Tennessee.

It is vital that people accused of a violent crime obtain the representation of a seasoned Tennessee criminal defense attorney who understands how to take a case before a jury. The criminal justice system often seeks quick convictions, especially for violent crimes. Without the legal knowledge to defend yourself, you may have your rights violated. Mark Scruggs Trial Attorney is here to help.

Aggressive Defense Against Murder, Homicide And Manslaughter Charges

I am a certified criminal defense specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. I can help you navigate the system and protect your constitutional rights throughout your case.

In practice for over 38 years, I have the knowledge and resources to take on both the state and the federal government. I have built up a network of expert witnesses on whom I can rely to provide accurate and persuasive testimony in your defense, when appropriate.

Experienced Guidance And Protection

I defend clients against all violent criminal charges, including murder. I am an experienced and respected trial lawyer who has obtained a successful outcome for many previous high-profile cases.

Because violent crimes are high-stakes matters for the state, such crimes tend to receive extra attention from prosecutors and the media. You should have a lawyer on your side with the ability and experience to level the playing field.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

You must begin protecting your rights immediately when faced with a violent crime. To contact a respected and experienced criminal defense lawyer, call my Nashville office at 615-625-0705 or reach our office online.