S. Joanne Sheldon

S. Joanne Sheldon Attorney at Law
Contact: (423) 625-1236
Law School: University of Tennessee College of Law - University of Tennessee
Jurisdictions: Tennessee
6th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


About S. Joanne Sheldon
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.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
6th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Sole Practitioner, S. Joanne Sheldon Attorney at Law
Assistant Prosecutor, Attorney General's Office - 4th Judicial District
Responsible for misdemeanor and felony prosecutions in both the Session and Circuit Courts.
Partner, Stapleton & Ellis, P.C.
Partner under former name of S. Joanne Ellis.
University of Tennessee College of Law - University of TennesseeJ.DLaw
Honors: High Honors in Pretrial Litigaiton, Trial Practice and Criminal Pretrial Litigation
Carson-Newman CollegeB.SAccounting
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude
Professional Associations
Active Member, NCDD - National College of DUI Defense
Active Member, NBA - Newport Bar Association
Active Member, TACDL - Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Active Member, TBA - Tennessee Bar Association
Active Member, NACDL - National Association Criminal Defense Attorneys



466B Eastern Plaza Shopping Center
Newport, TN 37821
Telephone: (423) 625-1236