Criminal Defense Attorney Chattanooga


A criminal charge can turn your life upside down. If you've been accused of a crime, you may be uncertain of your future, or feel that you have few options to challenge the allegations against you. That's when you need the tough, informed defense counsel of a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in Tennessee criminal law.

As a former Hamilton County prosecutor-turned criminal defense attorney, Mary Sullivan Moore can look at a criminal case from all perspectives, and can effectively anticipate the tactics likely to be used by the other side. Ms. Moore has litigated a wide variety of criminal issues, including:

  • Juvenile law
  • DUI
  • Burglary
  • Identity theft
  • Vandalism
  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Assault
  • Possession of drugs
  • White collar crime
  • Murder charges

We at Mary Sullivan Moore, Attorney at Law, PLLP, believe in providing experienced, no-nonsense defense at accessible rates. We take pride in helping people who are down on their luck to emerge from a criminal charge in the best possible light.


Individualized Criminal Defense


Every criminal case is different and requires a tailored approach. Whether it's a mom accused of stealing baby diapers and formula, an out-of-town college kid charged with possession of marijuana, or an African-American defendant facing an all-white jury, criminal lawyer Mary Sullivan Moore has the experience and the shrewd insight to pick the right battles and fight hard on her clients' behalf. We do everything in our power to help you get your charges dismissed or reduced, where possible, so you can get back to living your life. We strive to remain accessible to our clients on an ongoing basis, and to answer questions as they come up. We understand that a criminal charge can bring with it significant anxiety and uncertainty, and we do whatever we can to provide some guideposts through the legal process.


Contact Our Office Today


Let us guide you through the legal journey of your criminal charge. To speak with Chattanooga felony and misdemeanor attorney Mary Sullivan Moore, call 423-933-1800 or use our contact form.


Mary S Moore Reviews

Our clients have rated Mary S Moore 5/5 based on 4 customer reviews
Criminal Defense Lawyer

"Our choice of Mary Sullivan Moore to represent our family in our legal matters has proven to be a wise decision. A skilled and gifted litigator, she has demonstrated her vast knowledge of the law and her ability to prioritize the needs of the client. She is well connected in the legal community and has displayed her ability to collaborate with all disciplines in the judicial system. While maintaining professionalism at all times, she also reveals her heart as a woman and mother. She is passionate about defending those who are in need of an advocate. The dedication and zeal she possesses for her job is evident. One of the most comforting and encouraging aspects of her personality is the compassion that she exhibits for her clients. If she is your representation, you can be assured that she is invested, she is knowledgeable, and she will do everything possible to help you achieve your desired results. Ms. Moore uses all of her skills to fight for your cause. We would not hesitate to recommend her for your legal needs." -

Criminal Defense Lawyer

"Words cannot do justice for what Mary Sullivan Moore and her team of top notch legal experts have provided for our family during a season of great challenge. We were first introduced to Mary at a pivotal moment and she wasted no time in stepping in to provide genuine representation when we needed it most. She is relentless in her pursuit to defend the innocent, the voiceless and she does so with the utmost integrity and poise. In an industry riddled with deception and a lack of transparency, Mary is the exception. She’s a bright light for the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Hamilton County and our great community. " -

Criminal Defense Lawyer

"Miss moore has helped me in the past she was very kind and helpful she made me feel like my life mattered to her id like to thank miss moore does for all the hard work she does in chattanooga!" -