S. Joanne Sheldon

S. Joanne Sheldon Attorney at Law
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI...
  • Tennessee
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Our firm's practice is focused upon the effective representation of clients facing criminal charges in both the Tennessee and Federal Court systems. Ms. Sheldon, who herself was previoulsy a State Prosecutor, has handled numerous misdemeanor and felony cases including pleas and jury trials. Additionally, due to extensive training, she is now Death Penalty qualified in the state of Tennessee. Other firm areas of practice involve Family and Juvenile Law. We welcome you to contact our office for a free consultation to properly evaluate your case. Allow us the opportunity to represent your legal needs during this trying time.

University of Tennessee College of Law
J.D / Law
Honors: High Honors in Pretrial Litigaiton, Trial Practice and Criminal Pretrial Litigation
Carson-Newman College
B.S / Accounting
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude
Professional Experience
Sole Practitioner
S. Joanne Sheldon Attorney at Law
- Current
Assistant Prosecutor
Attorney General's Office - 4th Judicial District
Responsible for misdemeanor and felony prosecutions in both the Session and Circuit Courts.
Stapleton & Ellis, P.C.
Partner under former name of S. Joanne Ellis.
Professional Associations
Active Member
NCDD - National College of DUI Defense
- Current
Active Member
NBA - Newport Bar Association
- Current
Active Member
TACDL - Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Active Member
NACDL - National Association Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Current
Active Member
TBA - Tennessee Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
6th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
466B Eastern Plaza Shopping Center
Newport, TN 37821
Telephone: (423) 625-1236