Nashville Criminal Defense Lawyer

Experienced. Trusted. Dedicated.

Byron Pugh

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Byron Pugh Legal exists to provide competent and compassionate legal representation throughout Middle Tennessee. As a former Nashville prosecutor, Mr. Pugh is no stranger to the courtroom. He will ensure that each client is treated with dignity and respect during this difficult time. Most importantly, he knows how to develop a winning strategy based on the strengths and weaknesses of each client’s individual case. If you are accused of a crime, you will need an experienced Nashville criminal lawyer who will both fight for your rights and guide you through the process.

Our Practice Areas

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Property Crimes

Skilled in handling property crime cases, from vandalism to burglary, ensuring a strong defense and protection of your rights in court

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Experienced in DUI cases, providing comprehensive legal support to fight for your rights and work towards minimizing the impact of DUI charges

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Drug Crimes

Expertly handling drug offenses, from possession to trafficking. We offer strong defense strategies, understanding the serious consequences of drug convictions

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Domestic Assault

Specializing in domestic assault cases, offering dedicated and insightful defense strategies, and understanding the complexities of these sensitive situations

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Sex Crimes

Providing comprehensive defense for sex crime allegations, understanding the high stakes involved and committed to protecting our clients’ rights and reputations

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Experienced in defending against murder charges, focusing on detailed investigations and strong legal strategies to protect our clients’ rights

What Our Clients Say


Highly recommended! Byron went the extra mile to ensure confidence and exact steps ahead. He worked along side as a team effort with another attorney I hired and he’s a great team player. Very professional and well connected! Look no further and let Byron handle the rest!


Byron Pugh took on my case. He has great communication, dedication to his clients. He treated me with the utmost respect. His work ethic is 5 Stars. I couldn't be more happier with anyone else as my attorney. If I'm ever to need another attorney again. Byron will be my number 1 phone call. Thank you Byron for taking care of me.


Byron was wonderful to work with and incredibly helpful. He went out of his way to meet with me and provided the best advice. I’m incredibly thankful to have worked with him. I would highly suggest him to anyone else looking to seek legal help. 10/10 experience!


Byron L. Pugh

Experienced Legal Guidance You Can Trust

Byron Pugh is a skilled criminal defense attorney in Nashville, Tennessee, offering legal representation to individuals facing criminal charges or investigations across Middle Tennessee. His experience as a former Assistant District Attorney in Davidson County has equipped him with a deep understanding of the criminal justice system. Byron is known for his dedicated advocacy and commitment to securing the best possible outcomes for his clients. Raised on the principles of hard work and honesty, he is a graduate of Lipscomb University and the University of Tennessee College of Law, ensuring thorough and personalized attention for each case.

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