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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Knoxville, TN

Gregory P. Isaacs
The Isaacs Law Firm
618 South Gay Street, Suite 300
Knoxville, TN 37901
Phone Work 865-673-4953
Fax Fax 865-673-4950
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1988
Education: The University of Tennessee College of Law
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (80%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015

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A practicing criminal defense attorney for more than 25 years, Gregory P. Isaacs is the founder of The Isaacs Law Firm in Knoxville, Tennessee. Focusing his practice primarily on criminal defense, he represents clients in Knoxville and surrounding counties who have been charged with state and federal offenses, including DUI, theft, murder, drug possession and trafficking, bank and mail fraud, smuggling and child pornography. Mr. Isaacs also handles personal injury and other civil litigation matters.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Mr. Isaacs went on to attend the University of Tennessee College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor. He is admitted to practice before all Tennessee state courts.

During his career, Mr. Isaacs has achieved several favorable outcomes for his clients, including a not guilty verdict for a local newspaper editor charged with murder in the second degree and a successful resolution to a lengthy case involving an accused serial killer. He successfully represented the subject of a federal murder and money laundering case that was later featured in a crime novel, and he also represented Swedish clients in an international custody battle following the satanic slaying of the child's family. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Isaacs has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Isaacs is a member of the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Locally, he provides legal commentary for television stations and news outlets. Mr. Isaacs reflects his commitment to education as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law and as a member of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Gregory Isaacs

Law School: The University of Tennessee College of Law

Admitted: 1988, Tennessee

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Honors and Awards:

  • Voted as Top Attorney in 4 categories, 2010
  • Voted as Top Attorney in 2 categories, 2009
  • Voted by his peers as a Top Attorney in Knoxville, Cityview Magazine, 2009
  • In 2011 and 2012 he received the most votes in: Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Federal Court Practice, Constitutional Law

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Last Updated: 10/10/2013
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