Criminal Defense

“A fish that does not open its mouth does not get caught.”
– Anonymous Attorney

When you are charged with a criminal offense, your liberty is at stake. We understand that each case is different and each client is different. Regardless of the severity or complexity of the case, Hagan & Todd will give you individualized representation to help you through what may be the most difficult time in your life.


Extensive trial experience as prosecutors and defense attorneys in state criminal court, federal court and juvenile courts in Tennessee and throughout the Southeast make Hagan & Todd uniquely qualified to represent clients facing criminal charges.


Hagan & Todd utilize experts in a variety of fields to challenge evidence against their clients including: Crime scene reconstructionist, ballistic experts, DNA, blood spatter technology, crash scene reconstructionist, independent blood testing, hair analysis, forensic psychologist and psychiatrists.


Our ability to challenge evidence and take a case to trial also enhances our ability to negotiate settlements when in our clients’ best interest.

Knowledge and Experience

What We Do

The state or federal burden to charge an individual with a crime is far less than their burden to convict. A criminal conviction can carry severe consequences to your freedom as well as your future. If you are charged with a crime your lawyer should leave no stone unturned.

When you are facing the emotional and financial difficulties of family law matters, you want the best family lawyer to represent your interests.

A criminal history and background can have adverse consequences including inability to land a job, be accepted into school, the right to vote, to own or possess a firearm, or receive certain state and/or federal benefits.