Experienced Criminal Defense in Nashville
Office: 615.412.0222 David’s Cell Phone: 615.422.4008
Aggressive Defense You Need With Experience on Both Sides of the Law

Nashville Appeals Attorney

Seeking Post-Conviction Relief for Our Clients

Being convicted does not necessarily mean a defendant is out of options. In some situations, it may be possible to appeal the decision. However, the appellate process can be complex and requires an attorney with experience defending clients in state or federal appellate courts. The Nashville appeals attorney at Ridings Law Group, P.C. has extensive knowledge from his time as a former prosecutor and years of experience representing clients in appealing their criminal convictions.

Call (615) 412-0222 to discuss your case during a free initial consultation.

Appealing a Conviction

Our firm takes on a wide variety of appeals cases, including drug charges, white collar crimes, sex crimes, murder, and other violent crimes and felonies. It is important to understand that every conviction cannot be appealed. In order for the appellate court to hear your case, there must be a clear reason. For example, you need to be able to show that some factor could have impacted the outcome of your case.

Some of the reasons for an appeal include:

  • Violation of the right to due process
  • Ineffective counsel at trial
  • Problems with instructions given to the jury

The appeals process can be complex and the court procedures differ from criminal court. A successful appeal requires an attorney with the dedication to uncover factors that can influence an appeal.

Experienced Representation for Your Appeal

Our Nashville appeals attorney thoroughly research each case and are well-versed in the most up-to-date case law to develop the most effective strategy for our clients. Attorney David Ridings is a former police officer and former prosecutor, as well as a Nashville appeals attorney with more than 14 years of experience representing clients in criminal cases and appeals. He uses his broad and diverse experience to carefully prepare a solid defense and demonstrate why the appellate court should hear your case.

If you are wondering if an appeal is possible in your case, call (615) 412-0222 for a free consultation.

Recent Victories

Helping You Achieve the Best Result
  • Acquitted of 1st Degree and 2nd Degree Murder First Degree Murder
  • Not Guilty. Acquitted at Trial. Domestic Assault
  • Case Dismissed DUI
  • Case Dismissed Felony Possession of Marijuana
  • Reduced to Reckless Endangerment DUI
  • Case Dismissed DUI
  • Not Guilty DUI Second Offense
  • Case Dismissed and Expunged DUI
  • Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing Identity Theft, Forgery
  • No Conviction Unlawful Photography

Meet Our Attorney

Attorney David Ridings is an accomplished Nashville criminal defense attorney with more than three decades of legal experience under his belt. In addition to his extensive legal practice, Attorney Ridings spent 10 years serving as a police officer and worked with the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor. Now, he uses this experience to aggressively defend his clients’ rights. Attorney Ridings understands the law, as well as common law enforcement mistakes and prosecution tactics. He can use this in-depth knowledge to help you navigate the legal process and fight for your rights, your future, and your freedom.

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