Knoxville Criminal Defense Attorneys

Providing Excellent Legal Services to the Residents in Knox and Anderson Counties

When you face criminal charges, you need to take your case seriously. The stakes are high and the penalties can be severe. Even if you are innocent, it can be difficult to prove your innocence in a court of law. A conviction could result in you losing your freedom, your job, your reputation, and your ability to travel. If you are facing criminal charges, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side.

At Stephens & DiRado, LLP, our team of dedicated attorneys has a track record of success in defending the rights of those accused of crimes. We are skilled at challenging the evidence against our clients and finding flaws in the prosecution's case. We are relentless in our pursuit of justice for our clients, and we never give up until they have been fully exonerated. When you work with us, we will take the time to get to know you and your case. We care about the outcome and will work tirelessly on your behalf.

Facing criminal charges? Contact us for a free initial consultation. We can be reached at (855) 442-2817.

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

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Why Choose Stephens & DiRado, LLP?

Our firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of those who have been accused of a crime. We understand that you may be feeling scared and confused, and that you may have a lot of questions about your case. We are here to answer your questions and provide you with the legal guidance you need. We will work tirelessly to build a strong defense for you and will not stop until you have been fully exonerated. You can trust that our firm will be there for you throughout the entirety of your case.

Our firm is comprised of two founding members, Attorney Stephens and Attorney DiRado. They have over 50 years of combined experience practicing criminal law and have handled thousands of cases. They understand the complexities of the legal system and know how to find the weaknesses in the prosecution's case. They are prepared to fight for you and will do everything in their power to help you avoid a conviction.

If you are facing criminal charges, contact us for a free consultation at (855) 442-2817.

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