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Criminal Defense Lawyer - Knoxville, TN

Providing Comprehensive Criminal Law Services

At the Law Office of Allen E. Schwartz, we offer more than 40 years of experience defending clients facing damaging criminal allegations throughout the Knoxville metropolitan area. Our firm focuses on a straightforward and aggressive approach when developing effective defense strategies.

Types Of Criminal Defense Cases

Attorney Allen E. Schwartz is an experienced criminal defense lawyer who is committed to protecting your civil rights. Under his leadership, our firm will act quickly, conducting a thorough investigation into the evidence obtained against you. We will work to uncover any weaknesses, including any violations of your civil rights or procedural errors, when developing an aggressive defense strategy against serious allegations, including:

  • Drug charges: We offer an aggressive defense strategy for individuals accused of a wide range of drug offenses, including possession, sales, distribution and trafficking, as well as paraphernalia and gun charges associated with a traffic stop or drug bust.

  • Drunk driving charges: We handle DUI/DWI cases ranging from first offense to multiple offenses, as well as felony and aggravated DUI charges. We strive to build a strong defense on each client’s behalf, offering comprehensive knowledge of Breathalyzer test results and other elements of evidence. Additionally, we can answer questions about losing your license and what to do if you are stopped.

  • Federal criminal charges: Mr. Schwartz offers a substantial background handling a range of federal criminal allegations, including federal drug charges and white collar crimes.

  • Juvenile offenses: Our firm will act quickly to protect your rights if your child is charged with drunk driving, drug possession or another serious offense.

  • Traffic violations: Our firm represents clients suspected of speeding, reckless driving, driving without insurance or on a suspended license and other traffic offenses.

  • Violent crime: We strive to mitigate any potential damages from a conviction for assault, battery or domestic violence.

  • White collar crime: Mr. Schwartz’s legal background includes defending individuals suspected of white collar crimes such as fraud, embezzlement, forgery, identity theft and passing bad checks.

Mr. Schwartz is a co-founder and former president of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Our firm’s dedicated service throughout the Knoxville metropolitan area has helped him gain a level of credibility with local district attorneys, judges and law enforcement. He knows when to work with prosecutors in seeking a favorable plea agreement.

Offering An Aggressive Defense Strategy

We will fight hard to protect your rights and ensure the best possible outcome given the circumstances of your case. Our firm will stand up against overzealous police officers and prosecutors and will pursue all legal options for having your charges dropped, dismissed or reduced. We are not afraid to fight for you at trial.

Contact A Criminal Defense Attorney In Knoxville For Help


Our firm will defend your rights at every stage of the process. If you need reliable legal advice and results-oriented representation from a defense attorney with over 40 years of experience successfully fighting juvenile crimes in Tennessee, contact our office today for a free and confidential consultation. Let our over 40 years of experience work for you - call TODAY for help!

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