J. Jeffrey Lee

Attorney J. Jeffrey Lee handles sex offense cases

J. Jeffrey Lee is one of only five Certified Criminal Trial Specialists in Memphis, Tennessee. He has been Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and he has narrowed his practice to represent a variety of sex offense cases.


He has attended the Tennessee Criminal Defense College on numerous occasions, along with the renowned Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College at Thunderhead Ranch in Dubois, Wyoming and the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. He was recently inducted into The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. and he He has also been selected as a 2015 Mid-South Rising Star by Super Lawyers and he was recently been rated as one of the Three Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Memphis. In 2016, he was named one of the Top 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers by the American Society of Legal Advocates. In recognition of his verified experience, peer recommendations, and spotless professional ethics record, he has become Lead Counsel Rated. However, the distinction that gives J. Jeffrey Lee the greatest pleasure is the Client’s Choice award from AVVO, and the “10 Best” Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, because that means that his clients are pleased with the representation he provides. He is a member of TACDL (Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) and NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers).

Certified Criminal Trial Specialist J. Jeffrey Lee representing a sex offense defendant

J. Jeffrey Lee began as an Assistant Public Defender in the 25th Judicial District (Lauderdale, Tipton, Fayette, Hardeman, and McNairy Counties). His responsibilities included representing the indigent accused in General Sessions Court, Circuit Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals. He performed a variety of matters, including preliminary hearings, suppression hearings, jury and bench trials, appeals, revocation hearings, and post-conviction hearings.


J. Jeffrey Lee later formed his own law practice, where he handles state and federal criminal matters in Western Tennessee. He has recently narrowed and focused his practice in the area of sex crime defense in an effort to serve an underrepresented and marginalized group of defendants who desperately need a first-rate defense. J. Jeffrey Lee is the clear choice for Memphis defendants facing these heinous sex offense accusations.

Contact his firm today to provide the defense necessary for you or someone you love.