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CRIMINAL & TRAFFIC COURT
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, you will need to do everything in your power to defend your rights and protect your future.
There can be lasting, disastrous consequences for a conviction of any criminal charge. Regardless of the immediate penalties, including those mandated by mandatory minimum sentences, the long-term effects of having a criminal conviction on your record may be far more severe.
The most important thing you can do is to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney like John Schweri, who will know how to protect you from the charges that have been leveled against you.
WE REPRESENT CLIENTS FOR THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF CRIMINAL CHARGES
Violation of Probation/Violation of Parole/Violation of Community Corrections
Assault/Aggravated Assault/Aggravated Domestic Assault
Simple Possession, Casual Exchange, Cocaine for Resale, Meth for Resale, Heroine for Resale, Marijuana for Resale, Pills for Resale, Manufacturing and Promotion of Meth
Felon with a Weapon
Driving Under Influence (DUI), Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Underage Drinking, Open Container, Implied Consent, Traffic Violations, Driving on Suspended, Driving on Revoked
Theft, Fraud, Forgery, Criminal Simulation, Embezzlement
Kidnapping, Robbery, Burglary
1st and 2nd Degree Murder, Manslaughter, Involuntary Manslaugter, Reckless Homicide
Vehicular Assault, Vehicular Homicide,
Child Abuse, Aggravated Child Abuse, Solicitation of a Minor
Juvenile Crimes, Delinquent, Unruly, Truancy, Transfer to Adult Court
Department of Children Services, Termination of Parental Rights
All Sex Crimes and Violations of Sex Offender Registry and Community Supervision for Life
John M. Schweri has attended the Tennessee Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL) Trial College in 2015 and been a member of TACDL since 2014
Drug Free Zone (DFZ) Sentences
I was able to successfully get multiple clients resentenced under the changes in the drug free zone laws, reducing their sentences from 100% day for date down to 30% release eligibility date, which made them eligible for parole immediately
Attempted 1st Degree Murder
NOT GUILTY after 3 day Jury Trial in Giles County
Domestic Assault and Vandalism
Not Guilty after Jury Trial, Maury County Circuit Court
1st Degree Murder
Plead to Accessory After the Fact, two Year Sentence, Maury County
Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Burglary, Theft over $10,000
Not Guilty Verdict after two day Jury Trial, Lawrence County
Aggravated Burglary, Theft over $10,000
Dismissed Lawrence County
2nd Degree Murder
Plea to Involuntary Manslaughter, 5 yrs to serve at 30%, credit time served, paroled in 6 months from jail Maury County Circuit Court
Dismissed, Maury County General Sessions
Felony Harassment of Government official
Dismissed in Opening Argument at Jury Trial Marshall County Circuit Court
Aggravated Domestic Assault
Retired for 1 year in Marshall County Circuit Court
Attempted 1st Degree Murder
(Exposure 25-40 years at 100%) reduced to misdemeanor Reckless Endangerment 11/29 probation
"Dear John, thank you for your help on my case. From the very beginning, I was amazed at how professional you were, and how expeditiously you handled my case." E.L.
"Thank you Mr. Schweri for being the only attorney who I felt ever cared about me, provided my Discovery to me, explained every step and change in the case as it progressed, and did exactly what you said you would do to help me" - M.C.
"Dear John, thank you for our phone call yesterday, and taking the time to help me, even at 8:30 p.m. at night. You cleared up more than two years worth of problems I have had in less than an hour. Thank you!!!" T.B.
"I am writing to say how much I appreciated you taking the time to discuss my case with me in person and explain how the system works. No one has ever done this for me before." G.S.
"Dear Mr. Schweri, thank you for all that you did to help me. I was very worried about my charges, and feel much better now that I am on the other side of this experience, and had your assistance." B.J.
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Columbia TN, 38402-0859
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