Nashville Violent Crimes Attorney handling Cases Involving Murder, Kidnapping, Rape — Robbery, Vehicular Homicide & Assault

Public opinion invariably reacts strongly to news of violent crimes, and families of alleged victims often press for conviction and maximum penalties. People accused of violent crimes, consequently, can feel that a fair trial of their case is impossible and that conviction is inevitable.

Fortunately, there is often hope for people accused of committing violent crimes. With the involvement of an experienced criminal defense lawyer, judges and juries can show much compassion when deliberating on the reasons and consequences of violent crimes.

The Nashville, Tennessee based criminal defense law firm of Hodde & Associates offers experienced criminal defense legal services to individuals accused of violent crimes. Kimberly S. Hodde is highly analytical and has vast experience dealing with the scientific side of these types of cases. She has the educational and practical background as well as the confidence and intellect to successfully defend violent crime cases by picking apart the government’s use of scientific evidence and by offering independent expert testimony to rebut sloppy or inaccurate work by law enforcement in the following areas:

  • Crime scene reconstruction
  • The misapplication of crime scene protocols
  • Blood spatter analysis
  • Firearm testing & ballistics (including terminal ballistics and trajectory analysis)
  • Fingerprint analysis and comparison
  • Shoe or trademarks comparison
  • DNA
  • Medical examiner – cause and manner of death

Ms. Hodde has represented clients in many state and federal violent crime cases, including charges for:

  • Murder (including federal capital cases)
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Robbery (including federal Hobbs Act robberies)
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Assault and attempted murder
  • Sex crimes
  • Drug charges
  • Weapons charges

Ms. Hodde has also successfully defended violent crimes cases using defenses such as self-defense, alibi, duress, diminished capacity and impossibility. She is the kind of attorney who listens to the client and works with the client toward the development of the theory of defense.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding federal violent crime charges, contact Hodde & Associates.  Kimberly S. Hodde can be available for evening and weekend appointments. Ms. Hodde is mindful that you may not have budgeted for funding your defense; so, under some circumstances, she will work with defendants and/or their families on a reasonable payment plan. The firm is conveniently located in a freestanding building on Music Row, just one mile from the federal courthouse with abundant free parking. Contact us at 615-242-4200.