Your Chattanooga Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime can be a very stressful, complicated, and frightening experience. DUI, murder, sex crimes, juvenile crimes, property crimes, domestic violence, and drug crimes can all result in serious consequences if you are convicted.

With years of experience in law enforcement as a state trooper and as a state drug enforcement agent, coupled with over 26 years of experience as an attorney, Ken Lawson Law will work hard to help you attain the best possible result for your particular case. We work for you, and your satisfaction with any result is our goal.


  • You are presumed Innocent: Every person charged with a crime is presumed innocet. The state has to make their case and you do not have to assist them in any way. 
  • You have the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizures: If law enforcement violates this right, any evidence they recover can be kept out of court.
  • You can only be arrested upon probable cause: If you are arrested for a crime and probable cause does not exist, then all evidence recovered as a result of the arrest must be kept out of court.
  • You have guaranteed constitutional rights that must be respected: Among others: the right to counsel, the right to confront all witnesses against you, the right to be free from excessive fines or punishment, etc.

Your Criminal Defense Champion

Police officers can make mistakes. At all stages of the criminal process you need experienced legal counsel by your side. From arrest, setting a bond, preliminary hearings, negotiating with the State’s attorneys, all the way up to trial you need an attorney by your side to ensure that your rights are being protected and helping you achieve the best possible outcome for your particular case.