George F. Lannom



George F. Lannom, I concentrate  my practice in the defense of citizens accused of crimes. The principle of my practice is simple: I believe that you have to care for the people you represent. This ideology results in a personal, specialized approach to each case. I adamantly hold that concern and empathy for those I represent, thus forming the core of my practice. This sincerity ensures not only that everything that can be done will be done, but also that, whether I am defending the wealthy or the worker, it will be done to the best of my ability.

Widely varying in type and intensity, the range of cases that I handle spans from DUI to numerous high profile murder cases. The focus of my practice is complex criminal charges, notably driving under the influence (DUI) charges. My clientele includes those individuals such as airline pilots and truck drivers whose employment or current situation in life would make the penalties of a DUI conviction unbearable, as well as reaching out to any individual seeking to avoid a lengthy trial process and potential conviction. My trial work results in DUI verdicts of not guilty, homicide acquittals and many other not guilty verdicts for those accused of serious crimes. More importantly, my pre-trial efforts result in charges being dismissed or lowered, avoiding the dangers and expense of lengthy jury trials. Many of my clients have been found not guilty, while other clients avoided the harsh penalties called for under criminal statutes.

After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, I obtained my law degree from the University of Tennessee School of Law in 1992.  I am a member of The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. I have fourteen years of experience practicing law in multiple jurisdictions and I am frequently invited to speak and offer educational information to organizations.

I represent clients in Davidson, Wilson, Sumner, Macon, Smith, DeKalb, Putnam, Fentress, Rutherford and more. My practice is convenient to Nashville, Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, Murfreesboro, Gallatin, Carthage, Cookeville and all cities in and around Middle Tennessee.

I am a proud lifelong resident of Gladeville, Tennessee and live there with my wife and five beautiful kids.

Fees: Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
George F. Lannom3
LANNOM & WILLIAMS137 Public Square

Lebanon, TN, 37087

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

License
State Status Acquired Updated
TN Active 1992 07/19/2016

Awards
Award name Grantor Date granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2013
BV Distinguished Martindale-Hubbell 2010
AV Rated Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell 2010
Outstanding Service Award Tennessee Association Criminal Defense Attorney 1995
Order of the Barristers University of Knoxville School of Law 1989

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Partner Lannom & Williams, PLLC 2000 – Present
Managing Partner Lannom, Williams & Kane 1998 – 2000
Partner Taylor, Taylor, Lannom & Williams 1994 – 1998
Attorney General AGEE, AGEE AND LANNOM 1992 – 1994

Education
School name Major Degree Graduated
University of Tennessee College of Law Law N/A 1991

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ANNUAL DUI SEMINAR DUI DEFENSE – MOTION PRACTICE 2015
TACDL Case Law Review Conference – Nashville Standing, Discovery and Understanding “Their” Rules in Forfeiture Proceedings 2014
State Conference in Memphis TN Forfeiture (Seizure) Laws 2014
TACDL DUI Defense Seminar Roundtable Discussion Panel 2013
DUI Defense Seminar Creative Closings in DUI Defense 2013
Creative & Effectual Tools For Defense Selecting Juries 2005

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