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Criminal Defense

Memphis Criminal Defense Attorney

Experience. Tenacity. Results.

If you’ve been accused of a crime, do not make the mistake of handling your charges alone. You need a criminal defense attorney in Memphis, Tennessee, who has extensive knowledge of the law, the criminal justice system, and high-caliber defense strategies to fight for your rights. Contact Francavilla Law Firm today to begin building your criminal defense. Our Memphis law firm represents clients the way he would represent family, meaning you can trust that attorneys invest the time, resources, and efforts that your criminal defense case needs and deserves.

To us, you are not just a case number. You are an actual person who ended up in a bad situation.

This is why our criminal defense team take your criminal charges personally — your fight is our fight. From start to finish, you will receive direct, one-on-one advocacy from Memphis attorney, Tim Francavilla, and him alone. Our criminal defense team remain highly accessible to clients throughout the process so they can get clarifying, honest answers to their questions and effective legal counsel when they need it most. Thus, there is no better Memphis law firm to defend your criminal charges and fight for your future than ours.

To speak with our Memphis criminal lawyer about your situation, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us online or at (901) 979-9992 for a free confidential consultation!

Criminal Defense Cases We Handle

The Francavilla Law Firm is known for achieving outstanding results in defending DUI cases around Memphis, as Attorney Tim Francavilla is certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in DUI detection and administration of standardized field sobriety tests. However, with 25 years of criminal defense experience, you can count on him to aggressively defend any and all felony or misdemeanor charges you are up against.

Our firm represents clients over Memphis facing the following criminal charges and more:

No matter how complex your criminal defense case is, nothing is more important to us than helping you move forward with your life with as little damage to your reputation and wellbeing as possible. By skillfully negotiating for dismissed or reduced charges in your criminal defense case, our law firm can maximize your chances of putting your criminal charges behind you, where they belong.

Why Choose Our Memphis Criminal Defense Attorney?

When your future and freedom are at stake, you must hire a criminal defense lawyer lawyer who possesses superior legal knowledge, remains thoroughly prepared at all times, and stays up-to-date on current laws and effective defense strategies. The Francavilla Law Firm possesses these qualities and more.

While there are many criminal defense law firms out there, we have unparalleled advantages, including:

  • 25 years of legal experience
  • Certified in DWI detection and administration of field sobriety tests
  • One-on-one representation from start to finish
  • Highly accessible and communicative to clients
  • Extensive research into formulating the best possible defense
  • Unwavering determination to fighting for favorable results

Ready to begin your criminal defense? So are we. Discover how our Memphis law office can combat your charges and contact our law office today for a free confidential consultation at (901) 979-9992.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • Guest lecturer for Memphis Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member
  • Guest lecturer for Shelby County Public Defender's Office
  • Guest Lecturer at ITT Technical Institute
    "I cannot express how thankful I am for your personal guidance, professional service, and dedication."
    Phone calls and emails were always answered, and of course, the outcome was a very pleasant surprise. I felt a huge burden lifted from my shoulders and experienced a few tears of joy driving home.
    - Sam
    "Thanks for your kindness and concern with my case."
    You set the standards that every lawyer should follow!
    - John
    "Thank you for the “fresh start”"
    You did an excellent job maneuvering through this mess. Your office is very professional as well.
    - Jane
    "I really can’t thank you enough."
    I have never been in such a scary situation, and I’m so glad I finally found someone who could get me out of it.
    - Lisa
    "I was given one of the greatest gifts of my life, that of my freedom."
    The end result is that now I do have a life going forward; my professional career will not be destroyed, nor will my educational pursuit of obtaining a doctorate degree.
    - Jean
    "I am confident that I would not have been able to achieve such great results with my case if it had not have been for your hard work."
    I really appreciate you being able to turn this into a learning experience that was not detrimental to my future.
    - Stephanie
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member
  • Guest lecturer for Memphis Bar Association
  • Guest lecturer for Shelby County Public Defender's Office
  • Guest lecturer for Ben F. Jones Chapter
  • Guest Lecturer at the Tennessee Bar Association
  • AAAA Top Ranking DUI Defense Attorney
  • Guest Lecturer at ITT Technical Institute


Since obtaining my law degree, I have worked continuously as a litigation attorney for more than 25 years handling both criminal and civil matters, with a heavy emphasis on criminal defense, personal injury cases, and family law matters.

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  • I Represent Clients the Way I Would Represent Family
  • Certified in DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
  • Thorough, Prepared, & Knowledgeable
  • Direct Access & Representation from Start to Finish
  • More Than 25 Years of Legal Experience