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Tommy Santel

  • Profile
  • Credentials
  • Community Involvement

Tommy Santel’s practice focuses on both criminal matters and civil disputes. Mr. Santel has an extensive background in criminal law. Tommy previously served as a government prosecutor where he was active in courtroom trial practice and involved in a wide range of criminal cases, both felonies and misdemeanors. Tommy has had numerous successes in defending criminal cases at both the trial court and appellate court levels.

In addition to his criminal practice, Tommy practices in the area of civil litigation and is listed as a Rule 31 Civil Mediator. He focuses on personal injury, insurance defense and complex civil litigation. He has successfully defended governmental entities and employees in matters involving unlawful termination, the Governmental Tort Liability Act, Civil Rights claims, and property disputes.


  • Nashville School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.S., 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court of Middle Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court of East Tennessee

Professional Associations

  • Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended a governmental entity and department head in matters involving complex property dispute.
  • Successfully defended multiple businesses accused of selling illegal substances and being shut down by government.
  • Successfully defended a matter at the Court of Criminal Appeals where Appellate Court overturned jury verdict and sentence and remanded for new trial.
  • Assisted client in personal injury matter in reaching $850,000.00 settlement.
  • Assisted client in personal injury matter in reaching $240,000.00 settlement.
Community Involvement
  • Candle Wishes
  • Murfreesboro Baseball Association Coach

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