Garza Law Firm, PLLC
Marcos M. Garza

Garza Law Firm, PLLC

Call Attorney(865) 540-8300
550 W. Main St., Ste. 340, Knoxville , TN 37902

Background and Experience

Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer Marcos M. Garza grew up in McMinn County, Athens, Tennessee. He attended Vanderbilt University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a double major in Human & Organizational Development in 1996.

In 1998, Mr. Garza received a Master of Science degree in Social Work (MSSW) from the University of Tennessee College of Social Work in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Garza received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2001.

During Law School, Mr. Garza was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in 1999.

While stationed at Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia, Mr. Garza's military experience included Criminal, Operational Law, Legal Assistance, Contracts, Family, Ethics, Administrative Law and Income Taxation. Mr. Garza's billets included that of a Prosecutor/Trial Counsel of Courts Martials and Aide-de-Camp of a General Officer, and he also served as a Martial Arts Instructor. Mr. Garza finished his Active Duty with the rank of Captain.

After his tour as a Judge Advocate in the Marine Corps, Mr. Garza formerly worked in the areas of personal injury, family law and general civil litigation as a solo practitioner in Sevierville, Tennessee.

Mr. Garza is also a graduate of the prestigious National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute. Mr. Garza is one of only a few lawyers across the country that has been certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to administer the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, the same tests often administered by police officers prior to arresting someone for driving under the influence (DUI).

Tennessee, 2001
University of Tennessee College of Law, JD - Juris Doctor, 2001
University of Tennessee, Master of Science in Social Work, 1998
Vanderbilt University, Psychology, BS - Bachelor of Science, 1996
Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course, American Association for Justice, 2014
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Course III, American Chemistry Society, 2014
14 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers, Newsweek Magazine, 2014
Board Member of The Tennessee Association for Justice
Life Member of The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member of The National College of DUI Defense
Member of The American Association for Justice
Member of The Tennessee Bar Association
Member of The Knoxville Bar Association
Member of The Sevier County Bar Association
Garza Law Firm, PLLC

Marcos M. Garza
550 W. Main St., Ste. 340
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 540-8300

Listing last updated: June 30, 2016 at 2:01 pm
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