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Mr David Ridings

Mr David Ridings

Ridings Law Group, P.C.
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Tennessee
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David G. Ridings, Criminal Defense Attorney
Nashville, TN, United States
Ridings Law Group, P.C. Nashville Criminal Defense Attorney. ...At Ridings Law Group, P.C., Attorney David Ridings has experience on every side of the criminal justice system. He has a long history in law enforcement Serving as a police officer for over 10 years. After leaving the Metro Nashville Police Department, David Ridings served at the Nashville District Attorney's Office, just prior to opening his own Law Firm in 1998. From that time he has maintained a General Practice in the Middle Tennessee area, and now focuses exclusively on Criminal Defense Law. He plans to take his experience full circle and run for Judge in Nashville Davidson County in 2014. He brings this experience with him when consulting with you, and constructing a defense for your case. Get the representation you deserve from an attorney with the kind of experience you don't get out of a book!!

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultation on ALL Criminal Matters
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All Major Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Rate Fees in almost all cases. No hourly billing; No expenses billed to client in most cases.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Ridings Law Group, P.C.
- Current
Criminal Defense Attorney; DUI Attorney; Drug Defense Attorney; Domestic Violence Defense Attorney; Practice in the area of criminal defense, representing citizens charged with misdemeanors and/or felonies, as well as Juvenile Criminal Cases. Any and all criminal defense from the smallest misdemeanor charge, to the most serious felony charge. October 1998 to Present...
Metro Nashville District Attorney's Office
Worked during my last year in law school under a program where I got licensed early pursuant to a supreme court rule, and interned at the DA's Office.
Police Officer
Metro Nashville Police Department
Patrol Officer (PO II); Master Patrol Officer (POIII); Undercover Police Officer.
Police Officer
Murfreesboro Police Department
Patrol Officer in Murfreesboro, TN.
Tennessee Board of Paroles
Interned within the Tennessee Board of Paroles; gaining invaluable experience, and making lasting relationships that still prove useful today.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Worked on the Governors Task Force for Marijuana Eradication under Governor Ned Ray McWherter.
Nashville School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Top Ten Percent of Class; Selected by Staff to speak for the class at Graduation.
Middle Tennessee State University
M.S. | Masters in Criminal Justice Administration
Activities: Thesis on Community Policing in Metro Nashville Davidson County.
Middle Tennessee State University
B.S. | Criminal Justice Administration; Psychology; Sociology
Police Academy Top Academic Average Award
Metro Nashville Police Department
Top Officer at the Metro Nashville Police Training Academy. Award given by the Metro Nashville Police Department to the top performing officer, academically, at the training academy.
Police Academy Top Physical Fitness Award
Metro Nashville Police Department
Top Officer, Physically, at the Metro Nashville Police Training Academy. Award given by the Metro Nashville Police Department to the top physically performing officer, academically, at the training academy.
Police Academy John R. Cunningham Award
Murfreesboro Police Department
Top Officer at the Tennessee State Police Training Academy. Award given by the National Sheriff's Association to the top performing officer at the training academy.
Professional Associations
Tennessee Highway Patrol Retired Officers Association (THPROA)
General Counsel
- Current
Activities: Currently General Counsel for the Tennessee Highway Patrol Retired Officers Association. (THPROA). Enjoy representing the THPROA, and meet with them regularly, including the Annual Banquet each year in Nashville, TN.
Fraternal Order of Police
Member/Attorney for Members
- Current
Activities: 1989 through Present. Member of the FOP, and Attorney for various members.
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Contact & Map
Nashville Criminal Lawyer
211 Union Street
Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37201
Telephone: (615) 851-1888
Fax: (615) 851-1886