Thomas Overton

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Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Nashville, TN

Law Offices of Thomas T. Overton
 | 222 2nd Ave North, Suite 210
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 615-838-1166
Fax: 615-242-5918
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Attorney Profile

    A highly regarded criminal defense attorney, Thomas “Tommy” Overton is the founder of the Law Offices of Thomas T. Overton. He is based in Nashville, Tennessee, and he represents clients throughout the middle portion of the state. As an undergraduate, he attended the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he majored in public administration and received a Bachelor of Science in 1982. After working for the state’s Board of Claims, Mr. Overton enrolled at Nashville School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1987.

    Mr. Overton’s clients are people who have been accused by the state or federal government with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses, and he has extensive experience in defending against a wide range of charges. The cases that he has worked on have included driving under the influence of alcohol, drug possession and distribution, white collar crimes such as Medicare fraud, embezzlement, and money laundering, rape, prostitution, domestic violence, murder, vehicular homicide, assault, shoplifting, and burglary.

    Many of Mr. Overton’s cases have received widespread attention in local and national media outlets, and he has appeared on Nashville television shows as well as being the subject of an interview by Bill O’Reilly. He has obtained successful results for his defense clients, through acquittals, charge dismissals, and the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution. As a result, Mr. Overton has received a great deal of acclaim from his fellow members of the bar, including a 10.0 “Superb” peer-review rating through Avvo. A member of several professional organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Nashville Bar Association, he is admitted to practice in Tennessee and before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    DUI/DWI

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    Super Lawyers: 2020

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    About Thomas Overton

    Admitted: 1987, Tennessee

    Professional Webpage: https://www.thomasovertonlegal.com/attorney/overton-thomas-t...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Super Lawyers Selectee, 2020 
    • Nominated 10 Best for 2014 in Client Satisfaction by American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys The “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, a client, and/or a fellow Attorney; Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating., 10 Best 2014 Client Satisfaction, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2014
    • 10 Best Attorneys Exception and Outstanding Client Service- American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys-2019
    • 10 Best Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award - American Institute Of Criminal Law Attorneys-2020
    •  Nominated Top 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2017 by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. The “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, a client, and/or a fellow Attorney; Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating., Top 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2017 by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys., American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017
    • Nominated Top 10 Best in Client Satisfaction in 2015 by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. The “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, a client, and/or a fellow Attorney; Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating., 10 Best in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Tennessee, 1987
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee 
    • Nashville Bar Association, Member
    • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member, National Association of DUI Defense, National Association of DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member 

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • I have had high profile cases which gained national attention that provided me a guest appearance on the Bill O'Riley show. I've been a legal analyst for the Nashville television stations as well as a guest commentator for the major Nashville newspapers.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee, B.S. 
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    Office Location for Thomas Overton

    222 2nd Ave North
    Suite 210
    Nashville, TN 37201

    Phone: 615-838-1166

    Fax: 615-242-5918

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    Last Updated: 9/1/2020

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