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  • I ended up with the best outcome I could have possibly expected...
  • Lee listened to my case, formulated a defense, and went on the attack...
  • The premier DUI lawyer in TN, I would not hesitate to hire Lee again...
  • I am very fortunate to have chosen Lee Martin to represent me in my recent Franklin DUI case...
  • Thank you so very much Mr. Lee Martin. You SAVED my career and the success of my life!...
  • Lee tried my case in front of a Nashville jury, fought for me, and produced a very favorable outcome. If it weren't for his efforts, I would have lost my business...
  • You are the very best...attorney and person...Thank you from the bottom of my heart!...
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Meet Lee Martin

Lee Martin is the principal at the Law Offices of Lee Martin in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a greater Nashville area DUI and criminal defense lawyer who has been helping local citizens for more than 17 years.  His practice solely concentrated in DUI defense (90%) and criminal defense (10%). 

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law
    Jackson, MS
    Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1996.
  • Middle Tennessee State University
    Murfreesboro, TN
    B.S. Political Science, May 1992.
  • Awarded a work study internship with the Tennessee State Legislature-Senate.

Practice Areas

Practice solely concentrated in DUI and criminal defense I have defended over 1500 DUI cases. 

Awards and Recognition

National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in the areas of DUI and criminal defense.

Certificate of Achievement, National College for DUI Defense, presented at Harvard Law School, Cambridge MA.

Completed Rickson Gracie's first level basic jiu-jitsu.

Professional Organizations

  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College for DUI Defense

Advanced Legal Training

  • 2014 Legislative Update & Case Law Review, Presented by TACDL, June 2014.
  • 2013 Legislative Update & Case Law Review.  Presented by Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville, Tennessee.  June 28, 2013
  • 2013 Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration, Criminal, and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys.  Presented by the Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2013 "The Practical Aspects of Defending Against Cops, Chemistry, and Confusion in DUI-DWI and Traffic Cases." SBI seminars, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2011 TACDL's DUI Training, Nashville, TN.
  • 2011 Clarence Darrow-Crimes, Causes and The Courtroom
  • 2011 TACDL Legislative Update and Case Law Review, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2011 The US Supreme Court and the First Amendment, First Amendment Center Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2011 DUI and Traffic Case Defense Boot Camp, SBI seminars Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 2009 "Making the Case for the Defense: Getting Back to the Basics" Tennessee Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2009 The Patriot Act.  What this law actually states.
  • 2009 Legislative Update & Case Law Review, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2009 Understanding and Defending DUI Cases, Fact Finder Investigations, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 2008 TACDL's Annual Capital Defense Seminar Co-sponsored by the ABA Death Penalty Representation Project: "It's all about persuasion" Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 1998 "Search and Seizure Defense" presented by Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Nashville, TN October 1998.
  • "DUI Defense for the General & Criminal Practitioner" presented by the Tennessee Association for Criminal Defense Lawyer, Memphis, TN May 1998.
  • "Practical Aspects of Defending DUI cases” presented by S.B.I. Seminars. Nashville, TN. June 1998.
  • 1999 "DUI Defense Strategies" presented by Lorman Business Systems. Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN.
  • "Defending the DUI" presented by S.B.I. Seminars. Nashville, TN December 1999.
  • 2000 "DUI: Insight from the Masters: Time with America's Best" presented by the Nashville Bar Association. Nashville, TN July 2000.
  • Certificate of Achievement, National College for DUI Defense, presented at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA July 2000.
  • 2002 "Search and Seizure: Defending Your Client & The Constitution" presented by Tennessee Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville, TN February 2002.
  • 2003 "Defending DUI Cases: Defend with Ingenuity" presented by S.B.I. Seminars, Nashville, TN December 2003.
  • 2004 "Defending DUI Cases & Dog Sniff Cases” presented by S.B.I. Seminars, Nashville, TN December 2004.
  • 2005 "TESTING THE TESTS: From Stop to Blow: A Primer & Update for DUI Defense" presented by The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville, TN December 2005.
  • 2006 "Defending the Traffic Case: Avoid the Four Common Mistakes." presented by S.B.I. Seminars, Nashville, TN December 2006.
  • "21st Century Defense: Criminal Defense in Today's World." presented by The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nashville, TN December 2006.

Other Interests and Hobbies

My hobbies and interests include Fitness training, all sporting events especially football and MMA Events, Upland Bird hunting, shotguns, sporting clays, hunting dogs, and grilling out with friends and family.

In the news

TBI blood test errorts-WSMV

Controversial Murfreesboro DUI Checkpoint-Fox News

Mixed Debate on Controversial Murfreesboro DUI Checkpoint-Fox News