J. Jeffrey Lee

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Memphis, TN

The Law Office of J. Jeffrey Lee
 | 1303 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2325
Phone: 901-318-3733
Fax: 901-871-0705
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of his own firm in Memphis, Tennessee, J. Jeffrey Lee focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense. Certified as a specialist in criminal trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, he assists area residents who are facing charges on drug possession, manufacture and trafficking, sex crimes, weapons violations, and violent crimes ranging from assault and kidnapping to reckless homicide and murder. Mr. Lee also has a personal injury and wrongful death practice, representing people who have been harmed by the negligence of others.

Majoring in philosophy and English, Mr. Lee graduated in 1997 from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a Bachelor of Arts. After obtaining a master's degree in journalism and mass communication from The University of Memphis in 2000, he subsequently enrolled at the City University of New York School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. While in law school, he served as a mediator in a clinic supervised by Main Street Legal Services, Inc. After graduation, Mr. Lee was an assistant public defender in Tennessee's 25th Judicial District before entering private practice. He formed his own firm in 2010. Mr. Lee is admitted to practice before all Tennessee state courts.

Mr. Lee has sharpened his trial tactics through his attendance at the National Criminal Defense College and the Trial Lawyer's College. A member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, he has received the acclaim of his fellow attorneys through his 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Lee is an active participant in both the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Jeffrey Lee

Admitted: 2007, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://www.justiceawaits.com/


  • Lead Counsel Rated Attorney, www.leadcounsel.org, 2015
  • One of Three Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Memphis, TN, ThreeBestRated.com, 2015
  •  Client’s Choice award from AVVO
  • Top 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2015 Mid-South Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • One of only five Certified Criminal Trial Specialists, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • "10 Best" Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Criminal Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), Member
  • TACDL (Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), Member

Industry Groups

  • Inc.
  • RSOL
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Office Location for J. Jeffrey Lee

1303 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-2325

Phone: 901-318-3733

Fax: 901-871-0705

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Last Updated: 4/3/2019

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