Howard Wagerman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Memphis, TN

Wagerman Katzman
 | 200 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 1313
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-527-0644
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Howard Wagerman is a founding partner of the Wagerman Katzman law firm in Memphis, Tennessee. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Wagerman focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense. He has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those throughout the state charged with a wide range of crimes, including DUI/DWI, drug violations, white collar and federal crimes, and other felonies and misdemeanors.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Wagerman has established himself as a tenacious and aggressive legal advocate who always pursues the best outcomes possible for his clients, both at trial as well as through negotiating favorable plea deals. At all turns, he devotes himself to ensuring his clients' constitutional rights are protected. Furthermore, he has secured numerous acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for those he has served.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Wagerman has earned a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* peer-review rating, along with numerous other accolades and endorsements from his peers. He has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo as well as many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

After graduating from The University of Memphis in 1976 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Wagerman returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis School of Law in 1979. He received his license to practice from the Tennessee Bar Association that same year, and he holds admission to practice before all Tennessee state and federal courts.

Dedicated to his profession, Mr. Wagerman is an active member of several legal organizations, including the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and both the Memphis and Shelby County Bar Associations. He also supports his local community through his involvement with various civic and charitable organizations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Howard Wagerman

Admitted: 1979, Tennessee

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Shelby County Bar Association
  • Member, Memphis County Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Memphis State University, BBA, 1976
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Office Location for Howard Wagerman

200 Jefferson Avenue
Suite 1313
Memphis, TN 38103

Phone: 901-527-0644

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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