S|D Law Defending Your Future

Stephens & DiRado, LLP is a Knoxville, Tennessee law firm built on providing uncompromising client-focused representation. We understand how important your legal situation is and the profound impact that a criminal charge can have on your life.

Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyers 

Defending Tennessee Clients in Knox and Anderson Counties

At S|D Law, we focus on criminal defense and criminal defense-related cases. Our team of experienced attorneys has a deep understanding of both federal and Tennessee criminal law. We have provided legal representation to thousands of clients charged in cases involving domestic violence, drug, fraud, sex, theft, and violent crime. Although our practice areas vary, our goal is the same: to fight for the future of our clients and our proven track record demonstrates that we have done just that.

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Why Choose Stephens & DiRado, LLP?

What Makes Us Different
  • Fighting for Your Future
  • Experienced
  • Skilled
  • Dedicated

Hear From Our Clients Reviews & Testimonials

    "One of the best lawyers"

    It is nice to see these days. To my attorney: Thank you again for your hard work and working extra hard to ensure our ...

    - Moe M.
    "Our fiercest advocate"

    We recently worked with Attorney Melissa DiRado for a legal matter within the family. Melissa was very compassionate and ...

    - Smita B.
    "Has gone above and beyond"

    I am more than happy and most definitely satisfied with everything Mark Stevens has done for me. Has gone above and beyond ...

    - Dane G.

    Attorney Melissa DiRado is exceptional. She understands the importance of taking careful steps in dealing with legal ...

    - Victor
    "Highly skilled but also genuinely cares"

    If you are searching for a criminal lawyer who is not only highly skilled but also genuinely cares about her clients, look no ...

    - PG

What to Do If You Have Been Arrested for a Crime in Tennessee

If you have been arrested for a crime in Tennessee, you ought to take immediate action to protect your rights and preserve your freedom. The first thing you should do is hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. Your lawyer can help you understand your charges, assess the strength of the prosecution's case, and develop a defense strategy that has been tailored to your unique circumstances. 

Additionally, it is important that you avoid making statements or providing any information to law enforcement without first consulting with your attorney. You should also not speak to friends, family, and others about your case. 

For a criminal defense attorney in Knoxville who will fight for your future, trust S|D Law. During each step of the criminal process, you can count on us to pursue your best interests. To learn more about your charges, our firm, and our potential options for your defense, contact us to schedule a consultation. We offer these both in-person and virtually, and they are free. There is no reason to wait to reach out to our firm. 

If you are facing charges in Tennessee, call our Knoxville criminal defense lawyer at (855) 442-2817 or connect with us online today.

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