Cynthia Sherwood

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Nashville, TN

Sherwood Boutique Litigation, PLC
 | 201 4th Ave N, Suite 1130
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-802-9141
Fax: 615-900-2312
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Cynthia Sherwood is the managing member of Sherwood Boutique Litigation, PLC, in Nashville, Tennessee. A top-rated and award-winning trial attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience, Ms. Sherwood focuses her practice primarily on criminal defense, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Nashville metro and surrounding areas who stand accused or are under investigation for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

    Over the course of her practice, Ms. Sherwood has achieved a long record of securing acquittals, dismissals and reductions of charges for those facing charges of domestic assault, white collar crimes, drug crimes and other serious offenses. She also handles many civil defense cases, particularly as they relate to criminal matters, such as domestic violence and violations of orders of protection.

    A graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2006, Ms. Sherwood has served as a member of the association's Leadership Law executive council since 2011, and she is a former member of the association's Leadership Law steering committee. She is also a former board member of the Harry Phillips American Inns of Court, and she has served on the executive committee of the Nashville Lawyers’ Association for Women as well as board member of the Nashville Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division.

    Among her other professional affiliations, she is a member of the American Bar Association and the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and she has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers for her outstanding professionalism and legal abilities.

    After graduating with highest honors from Delta State University in 1997, Ms. Sherwood attended Vanderbilt University Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor with honors in 2000. While there, she received the Carl J. Ruskowski Clinical Legal Education Award for her excellent academic achievements and exemplification of the highest standards in the legal profession.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Criminal Defense
    • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

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    Super Lawyers: 2020

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    About Cynthia Sherwood

    Admitted: 2000, Tennessee

    Professional Webpage: https://nashvillelegaldefense.com/about-sbl/attorney-directo...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recipient of Vanderbilt Law School Carl J. Ruskowski Clinical Legal Education Award for excellence in the practice of Law, 2000

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
    • Tennessee
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, Nashville Bar Association
    • Member, Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women
    • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
    • Nashville Lawyers’ Association for Women Executive Committee, 2004 – 2008
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Nashville Bar Association YLD Board Member, 2003-2005
    • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2006
    • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Steering Committee Member, 2008 – 2009
    • Harry Phillips American Inns of Court, 2007-2011
    • Harry Phillips American Inns of Court Board Member, 2008-2011
    • Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Executive Council, 2011-Present

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Tennessee v Flatt, Healthmart USA, LLC, et.al. v Direct Assistants, Inc.
    • Severe Records, LLC v Rich, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 19430 (6th Cir. 2011); 58 J. Copyright Soc’y 109, 145 (Fall, 2010)
    • John Rich v Sevier, et.al., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73534 (M.D. Tenn. July 7, 2011); 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81848 (M.D. Tenn. July 26, 2011)
    • Tennessee v Flatt, 2011 Tenn. App. LEXIS 166 (Tn. Ct. App. Apr. 6, 2011)
    • Tennessee v Flatt, 2009 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 982 (Ten. Ct. Crim. App. 2009)
    • Benson v Herbst, 240 S.W.3d 235 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2007)

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    • Law
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    Office Location for Cynthia Sherwood

    201 4th Ave N
    Suite 1130
    Nashville, TN 37219

    Phone: 615-802-9141

    Fax: 615-900-2312

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    Last Updated: 11/23/2020

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