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Byron L. Pugh

Byron L. Pugh

Byron Pugh Legal
  • Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce ...
  • Tennessee
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Byron Pugh is a criminal defense and family law attorney in Nashville, Tennessee. Byron represents individuals who are charged with a crime, the subject of a criminal investigation, seeking a divorce or engaged in a child custody dispute. He serves clients throughout Middle Tennessee including Williamson, Davidson, Rutherford and Sumner counties.

Byron began his legal career in the courtroom as an Assistant District Attorney in Davidson County. He was first assigned to the domestic violence team where he prosecuted domestic assault, stalking and harassment cases. There he earned a reputation as a dedicated and effective advocate for domestic violence victims. Byron was on the general sessions team for over a year and gained valuable experience prosecuting DUIs, assaults, thefts and drug cases. For the majority of his tenure, Byron was assigned to Criminal Court where he handled major felonies including first degree murder, aggravated robbery, rape, and domestic aggravated assault.

He understands that people make mistakes and can find themselves in difficult personal situations. Byron will use the knowledge and trial skills developed over time to zealously advocate for individuals going through a divorce or accused of a crime. He will work hard to ensure that each client receives the personal attention they deserve and the best possible outcome.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Byron Pugh Legal
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
J.D. (2011)
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Lipscomb University
B.A. (2006)
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Professional Associations
Tennessee Bar Association
- Current
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Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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Harry Phillips American Inn of Court
- Current
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Nashville Bar Association
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Byron Pugh Legal
214 2nd Ave N
Nashville, TN 37201
Telephone: (615) 255-9595
Fax: (615) 957-9178