Robert D. Massey

Robert D. Massey: Attorney with Robert D. Massey & Associates

Biography

Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient, Robert W. Ritchie Award, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1992 and 1993. Named, "Super Lawyer," Superlawyers.com, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013 and 2014. Qualified under Supreme Court Rule 13 to serve as Lead Counsel in Death Penalty Litigation. Professor in Business Law, Martin College, Pulaski, Tennessee, Part-time, 1985-1987. Public Defender, Twenty-Second Judicial District, Tennessee, 1987-1992. Member: State Appellate Court Study Commission, 1991-1993; District 6 Supreme Court Investigative Committee, 1989-; South Central Tennessee Correctional Advisory Board, 1989-1992; Tennessee Judicial Council Bench-Bar Relation Committee, 1992-1995. President, 1990-1991, Executive Committee, 1989-1992, Tennessee Public Defenders Conference; Tennessee Capital Case Resource Center; Executive Committee, 1993-1995; National Eagle Scouts Association, 2004-; Board Member Tennessee Justice Project, 2009-2011. Named Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee by American Trial Lawyers Association 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Certified by National Board of Trial Advocacy in Criminal Practice; Certified as Specialist under Tennessee's Certification Law in Area of Criminal Practice; Certified as Lead Counsel in Death Penalty Cases under Rule 13 regarding Qualification of Counsel in Death Penalty Cases

Areas of Practice (26)

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Incorporation
  • DUI/DWI
  • Expungements
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Sex Crimes
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Defense
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contracts
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Insurance
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Spinal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Wills
  • Contested Wills
  • Living Wills

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
931-424-8655  Phone
931-424-8991  Fax
www.robertdmassey.com
University Attended:
Martin Methodist College; University of Tennessee at Knoxville, B.S.B.A., Public Administration, with honors, 1979
Law School Attended:
Memphis State University, J.D., 1982
Year of First admission:
1983
Admission:
1983, Tennessee, U.S. District Court, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1998, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Maury, Pulaski-Giles County (President, 1985-1991) and Tennessee (Member, Section on: Criminal Justice; Co-chair, Legislative Committee, 1991-1993; Executive Committee, 1991-1993) Bar Associations; Tennessee Association for Justice (Life Member; Board Member, 2000-2005); Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1993-1994; Co-chair, Legislative Committee, 1990-1992; Board Member, 1990-1994, 1997-2000; 2003-2004; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Tennessee Academy of Certified Trial Attorneys (Board Member, 1995-; Founding Member, 1995-); Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Board of Trial Advocates; American Trial Lawyers Association.
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Fayetteville, Tennessee, May 6, 1956
Reported Cases:
(a) State v. Pat Bondurant; Maury Circuit Court 1994; (b) State v. Steve Henley; Jackson Criminal Court 1995; (c) State v. William Houston; Giles Circuit Court 2002; (d) State v. Lemming; Humphrey County Court 2008; (e) U.S. v Tellis Williams; United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2014.
ISLN:
905108597
Hobbies & interests:
Boating, Hunting Waterfowl, Attending Sports Events
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts , and
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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