Why Crabtree & Patterson?
What makes C&P different? Our clients answer for us. Three years straight, they've made us the highest rated law firm in Cookeville. We are set apart as the only Cookeville Law Firm with a former Circuit/Criminal Court Judge, former Chief Deputy Prosecutor, and wins at the Supreme Court, Federal District Courts, Appellate Courts, as well as numerous serious felony jury trial acquittals. We have the experience and victories to back up our high ratings.
We would love to talk with you about our track record on prior cases like yours. When interviewing attorneys, ask how their experience and success compare to the accomplishments of the Crabtree & Patterson Law Firm.
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TN Supreme Court Victory
Serious Felony Jury Trial Acquittals
Federal District Court Wins
Numerous Bench and Jury Trial Victories
Chief Deputy Prosecutor | 16 Years
Criminal/Circuit Court Judge | 13 Years
Former Probation Officer
Years of Courtroom Experience
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Criminal & DUI Defense
Felonies & Misdemeanors
Controlled Substance Sale and Delivery
Civil Rights Violations
"Watching him work was a confidence boost in and of itself, as no other lawyer in the court room looked like they would be able to do for me what he did. In the end, he managed to exceed my most hopeful expectations."
Matt Frasier | Google Five Star | January 2019
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"I am grateful that there is a man in the lawyering business that is this caliber. Thank you sir, and your staff."
Bryant Oden | Google Five Star | July 2017
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"If you're needing representation then look no further. Seth and his team are top notch. Compassionate and focused on the outcome."
David Blackwell | Google Five Star | August 2019
Frequently asked questions
How do I set up a consultation?
When you call or email, Seth's legal assistant Shana will speak with you about the general details of your case. Then, if you wish, she'll schedule a time for you to speak with or meet Seth to discuss your options and set up representation.
What type of cases do you accept?
We focus our practice 100% on Criminal Defense. This includes all manner of criminal charges including DUI, Drug Charges (simple possession and felony), Theft, Assault, Traffic Offenses, etc.
Do you accept payment plans?
Amount of payment and method of payment will vary depending on the facts of your case. However, we know no one plans financially for being accused of a crime, so we have worked with clients to arrange payment plans under certain circumstances.
What type of punishment am I facing?
The nature of your charge and extent of criminal background will determine the type of punishment you could receive if convicted of the alleged offense. Remember, there are many defenses and alternatives available in most situations, but here is a brief overview of potential criminal punishments based on offense type: